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Information security in general practice
Securing your network and equipment
Software is a program (or group of programs) that performs specific functions that are stored and run by hardware. Software is important to a general practice as these programs are used to store information and run the business side of practices.
Examples of common practice software include:
All software should support your business requirements. It is recommended to seek guidance from an IT professional on your specific requirements and how to mitigate any security risks associated with these requirements.
Your practice policy and procedures should include system and software maintenance.
Your policy should confirm the requirement for:
Application control is one of the most effective mitigation strategies in ensuring the security of your practices IT systems, and is a part of the Essential Eight from the Strategies to Mitigate Cyber Security Incidents. It prevents the execution and spread of malicious code (also known as malware) and the installation or use of unapproved applications.
Implementing application control involves: