Operational Responsibilities

Operations security encompasses safeguards and countermeasures to protect resources, information, and the hardware on which the resources and information reside. The goal of operations security is to reduce the possibility of damage that could result from unauthorized access or disclosure by limiting the opportunities of misuse.

Some organizations may have an actual operations department that is responsible for activities and procedures required to keep the network running smoothly and to keep productivity at a certain level. Other organizations may have a few individuals who are responsible for these things, but no structured department dedicated just to operations. Either way, the people who hold these responsibilities ...

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