It Management Mgt2 Task 3 Essay

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| MGT2 Task 3-B | |
Xemba Translations

Jade Lewis
May 7, 2014

Task 3- A

The following are risks that are determined after a new risk assessment was conducted. Coming into the project after it started led to more risk assessment then a complete metrics review.

Risks identified for Xemba Translations Telecommuters project

Risk 1
Time

Time is a risk for this project on several levels. 173 employees this will be affected as well as their customers. The company has agreed that this is a good move, however, if the process of setting up the equipment, managing the security and providing training goes on too long, then it will start to negatively affect the company over-all. Currently there is concern if the technology
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Computer hacks range from damage to equipment, theft of accounts, corruption of client information and identity theft. This risk opens the company up for a bad reputation all the way to law suits if confidential material is stolen. Hacking leads to information leakage, inaccessibility to data from the employees (telecommuters and at office), data being destroyed before a proper backup is obtained.

The impact this risk be the loss of customer data, disruption of work for the employee, investigating time, and the reputation of the company.

The likelihood of this risk seems to be on the increase in today’s world. It is common for security breaches to occur when there is a rate of VPN or FTP usage in a company. Lack of sufficient security is the main cause, followed by un-trained users in the importance of good password protection and desktop security procedures being followed

Initial action to take if this happens is to increase security of systems, identify where the hack originated and review employees. A hack needs to be followed out from where it originated (employee’s computer) and out. Team member responsible are several of the IT support people assigned to this project (Zeke, Malinda & Clemencia) and the full time Xemba Translations IT support

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