In this video, learn whether to reuse or dispose of old assets.
- [Instructor] Once the system has fulfilled…its useful operational life, what should you do with it?…Should you reuse the asset, or should you dispose of it?…Well, that is really a question of your risk tolerance…and how your organization views its security posture.…Asset disposal occurs whenever a system is no longer needed.…This disposal might require the system to be destroyed,…or the asset may be reused for another purpose.…In organizations that require a high level…of security for their data, though,…it has become commonplace for data storage devices…to be electronically or physically destroyed.…
For example, if you're reusing tapes for your backups,…these tapes might be burned or shredded…when they're no longer needed.…If your organization is using hard drives for storage,…these could be destroyed through a degaussing process.…Degaussing exposes the hard drive…to a powerful magnetic field,…which in turn causes the previously written data…to be wiped from the drive,…and the hard drive becomes essentially…
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- Best practices for conducting research
- Current threats and threat models
- Emerging social media platforms and their threats
- Integrating research into business functions
- Security activities across the systems and software development lifecycles
- Adapting solutions to meet business needs
- Collaborating with programmers, sales staff, facilities managers, and others
- Providing guidance to senior management
Skill Level Advanced
1. Research Methods
2 Security Activities across the Life Cycle
3. Collaboration with Other Business Units
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