Posted by: Robert Davis
Availability, Boards, Care, Delivery, Due Diligence, Install-and-Forget, Monitoring, Plug-and-Play
‘Plug-and-Play’ devices should never be regarded as ‘Install-and-Forget’ hardware. Though computer operations personnel are normally responsible for IT related hardware implementations, monitoring environmental adequacy falls within the realm of information security due diligence. In particular, accurate and comprehensive monitoring of environmental support equipment and installation conditions is critical for reliable processing within complex and sensitive hardware configuration areas.