Protect Your Computer Assets
Your computer facilities are an important asset
of your company; they also contain valuable information
for you. Take the following step to protect these
Hardware Inventory: Keep an updated inventory
list of your computer hardware facilities
including details of all component items.
The inventory should include information like
CPU, RAM, hard disk capacity, monitor size
etc. It is also useful to specify related
service information like warranty expiry dates,
serial numbers and service contacts, etc.
should also be established to
prevent staff from removing any computer equipment
without prior approval.
Software Inventory: Keep an updated software
inventory list. You must ensure that you have
acquired enough licences for your software
and remind staff not to install their own
software. Shareware should be removed before
the evaluation period expires. You should
pay attention to the fact that some licences
appear in the form of a licence number on
a small label. In any case, you must store
them in a safe location. In accordance with
Copyright Ordinance, it is your responsibility
to make sure no illegal unlicenced software
is used for business purposes.
Data Backup: You are also reminded to protect
your data by making backups regularly. Learn
more about backup
Disposal of computer equipment: learn about
the most secure was of disposing
computers or storage media in order to
prevent unwanted disclosure of information.
Uninstall all programs and erase all data,
if applicable, before disposing of any piece