Compliance

Compliance

What You Need To Know About Computer Compliance and Other Safety Concerns

We live in a world now where hacking has become the "new normal." Protecting yourself has now become a necessity, not a suggestion. I have a few tips on how you can protect you and your computer networks from savage attacks, as they become more apparent.

1)Inventory Your Life Before You Get Sick

I am using a mixed metaphor, but it works. You need to take inventory of your systems before they become infected. Take inventory of your possessions. Know where your data is on your computer at all times. It is similar to how you take care of yourself when you are sick. You have to get to the route of the problem. That is why they say removing the core is also necessary.

Stop the problem before it begins.

2)The Medications Your System Needs

What compliance standards come with your system? How long do you need to keep an eye on things? Some systems will require a daily dose of medication to keep everything from going haywire. Other systems might require you to stop the medications once your system is feeling better. Either way, you need to keep an eye on each system, to ensure they are getting the proper care.

3)The Road Ahead

Everything in life requires some kind of map. You need a road map to help you get better when you are sick. The same thing applies when you are taking care of your IT systems. The road map will show you the way.

That requires insight and education. You need to research how to protect your inventory. How else can you stop the infection if you do not know what to look for?

4)Dependency

Everything in life is dependent on something to survive. The same thing applies to the IT world. You take away one thing and the rest falls apart. Every system infrastructure is dependent on another. Find out where your system's loyalties lie and do the math.