Purpose of Assignment 
Security in the work place is a major concern businesses must address  to protect company data. In addition, to automated security, it is also  the company’s responsibility to implement policies and procedures for  the handling of data by company personnel. Students will research risks  and threats to digital data and develop security policies all company  personnel must be trained on and be held accountable to protect company  data. 
Assignment Steps 
Resources:

Internet search engine such as Google™, Yahoo!®, or Bing™.
Microsoft® Word 2016  

Click the “File” tab, then “New” to search for Microsoft® Word Memo Templates

Microsoft Office 365, Office 2016: Introductory: Module 1: Creating, Formatting, and Editing a Word Document with a Picture

Note: This is a two-part assignment and students will submit two documents.
Part 1

Develop a 1,400-word  summary describing the challenges businesses have in securing data in  today’s technological environment and what businesses should do to  mitigate or minimize risks: 

Include risks and threats of company data.
What policies/procedures should be implemented for the handling of data ensure data protection and business continuity?
Include in text citations and references.

Format your assignment consistent with APA guidelines. 
Save as a Microsoft® Word document saved under the following format: Lastname_Course#_W2.doc.

Part 2
Develop a 175-word memo  announcing the new security policies to all employees taking effect in  one month following mandatory training. Search online for a Microsoft® memo template. 
Create an eye-catching  memo that is clear and to the point concerning the new security  policies. APA formatting is not required for this part of the  assignment.
Use the following features of Microsoft® Word in your memo:

A Microsoft® Word memo template.
Either a bulleted or numbered list of the new security  policies/procedures, and bold or changed font color so this list is  highly visible.
Highlight the effective date so it stands out.
Insert an image that is relevant to the memo content. Images must also be cited and referenced.

Save as a Microsoft® Word document saved under the following format: Lastname_Course#_Memo.doc.
Click the Assignment Files tab to submit both parts of the assignment.

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