IT Governance, Risk, and Compliance:

Install-and-Forget

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October 5, 2009  7:45 PM

Hardware Protection… Dust, Temperature, and Humidity – Oh My! – Part V



Posted by: Robert Davis
Air Flow, Availability, Boards, Cards, Care, Central Processing Unit, CPU, Delivery, Due Diligence, Humidity, Install-and-Forget, Media Errors, Monitoring, Plug-and-Play, Safeguarding, Temperature

Decreasing computer hardware replacement cost has not eliminated the need for adequate environmental protection. To avoid humidity corruption, information security managers should verify humidity and temperature levels are maintained within the...

October 1, 2009  11:22 PM

Hardware Protection… Dust, Temperature, and Humidity – Oh My! – Part IV



Posted by: Robert Davis
Air Flow, Availability, Boards, Cards, Care, Central Processing Unit, CPU, Delivery, Due Diligence, Humidity, Install-and-Forget, Media Errors, Monitoring, Plug-and-Play, Safeguarding, Temperature

IT can, and does, operate within a wide humidity range. Seasonal humidity changes are usually easier to control than hourly fluctuations. Under either circumstance, normally the primary environmental concern is preventing conditions that permit humidity alterations where condensation is the...


September 28, 2009  6:11 PM

Hardware Protection… Dust, Temperature, and Humidity – Oh My! – Part III



Posted by: Robert Davis
Air Flow, Availability, Boards, Cards, Care, Central Processing Unit, CPU, Delivery, Due Diligence, Humidity, Install-and-Forget, Media Errors, Monitoring, Plug-and-Play, Safeguarding, Temperature

When the relative humidity is high, water particulates are formed corresponding to the heat index. High humidity can warp hardware configuration cards. In addition, without adequate insulation, any conditions that cause...


September 24, 2009  7:03 PM

Hardware Protection… Dust, Temperature, and Humidity – Oh My! – Part II



Posted by: Robert Davis
Air Flow, Availability, Boards, Care, Central Processing Unit, CPU, Delivery, Due Diligence, Humidity, Install-and-Forget, Media Errors, Monitoring, Plug-and-Play, Safeguarding, Temperature

Climatically, strategizing optimum environmental conditions for information assets is a managerial safeguarding responsibility....


September 21, 2009  6:24 PM

Hardware Protection… Dust, Temperature, and Humidity – Oh My! – Part I



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,...


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