Business Information Systems by Hardcastle E.

By Hardcastle E.

This unfastened textbook presents an summary of industrial info platforms and gives definitions for different platforms utilized in businesses.

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With sharp minds and cross functional teamwork, we constantly strive to develop new unique products Would you like to join our team? The Family owned FOSS group is the world leader as supplier of dedicated, high-tech analytical solutions which measure and control the quality and produc- FOSS works diligently with innovation and development as basis for its growth. It is reflected in the fact that more than 200 of the 1200 employees in FOSS work with Research & Development in Scandinavia and USA.

The security of backup copies should be ensured by storing them in a safe location. Typically, an organisation will produce two sets of backup copies; one to be stored at the company premises, the other to be taken off the premises and stored at a separate location. In this way, a major accident, such as a fire at the company premises, will not result in the total destruction of the organisation’s data. It is worth noting that not all data need be backed up at regular intervals. Software applications, for example, can normally be restored quickly and easily from the original media.

A logic bomb is a destructive program that activates at a certain time or in reaction to a specific event. In most cases, the logic bomb is activated some months after the employee has left the organisation. This tends to have the effect of drawing suspicion away from the employee. Another well-known example is known as a back door. The back door is a section of program code that allows a user to circumvent security procedures in order to gain full access to an information system. Although back doors have legitimate uses, such as for program testing, they can also be used as an instrument of sabotage.

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