Data Breaches

Data Breaches

The head of the IT security department expressed her concerns about series of data breaches that occurred in the company and mentioned that many employees ignored their system security warnings.

You have been asked to provide a summary of information to the entire team about data breaches and suggest proactive and preventative measures for warding off viruses. Your presentation will be sent out to all company employees, so the information must be clear, concise, and informative.

To prepare your presentation, use your personal computer to perform the following tasks:

Identify whether you have an anti-virus software running on your machine and from which company.

Identify if a firewall is enabled on your machine and consider why you might need one.

Include the following:

Define data breach

Ways to determine if your system was infected with a virus

List two actions that should be taken if a virus has infected your computer

Instructions on locating anti-virus and firewall software on systems

Describe at least three preventive measures against data breaches, both physical or digital

Explain the importance of security warnings and the impact of ignoring them

Describe (what, how impact) two well-known data breaches and what actions (minimum of two) were taken to resolve them.

Create A 7 to 12-slide PowerPoint presentation

Use a minimum of three references formatted in APA in either presentation format above

Note. Be sure to include supportive graphics and appropriate backgrounds and styles. All references need to adhere to APA guidelines and images should not be copyrighted unless cited properly.

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