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GCSE ICT Mind Map on Legislation, created by jadepalmer98 on 11/08/2013.
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Legislation
1 Computer Misuse Act 1990
1.1 4 Offences
1.1.1 1 - Unauthorised access to computer material
1.1.2 2 - Unauthorised access with intent to commit or facilitate a crime
1.1.3 3 - Unauthorised modification of computer material
1.1.4 4 - Making, supplying or obtaining anything which can be used in computer misuse offences
1.2 Penalties
1.2.1 1 - Up to 6 months in prison/hefty fine
1.2.2 2 - Up to 5 years prison sentence and/or hefty fine
1.2.3 3 - Up to a 5 year prison sentence and/or hefty fine
1.2.4 4 - Up to a 5 year prison sentence and/or unlimited fine
1.3 Problems
1.3.1 Proving the offence took place
1.3.1.1 Plead ignorance saying they weren't aware what they were doing
1.3.2 Tracing who was responsible
1.3.2.1 Blaming others - saying they were hacked
1.3.3 Damage already done even when caught
1.3.3.1 Data lost or irretrievably damaged/sold to other companies
2 Data Protection Act 1998
2.1 Terminology
2.1.1 Personal Data

Annotations:

  • Covers both facts and opinions about a living individual
2.1.2 Data subject

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  • The person that the data is being collected from or stored about
2.1.3 Data processor/ Data user

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  • Someone who accesses, uses and processes personal data as part of their jobs
2.1.4 Data controller

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  • Often the person in charge of the organisation - responsible for ensuring that any collection, storage and processing is done in accordance of the DPA
2.1.5 Information Commissioner

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  • Overall responsibility for enforcing DPA in the UK
2.2 Eight Principles
2.2.1 Personal Data should be obtained and processed fairly and lawfully
2.2.2 Personal data can be held only for specified and lawful purposes
2.2.3 Personal data should be adequate, relevant and not excessive for the required purpose
2.2.4 Personal data should be accurate and kept up-to-date
2.2.5 Personal data should not be kept for longer than necessary
2.2.6 Data must be processed in accordance with the rights of the data subject
2.2.7 Appropriate security measures must be taken against unauthorised access
2.2.8 Personal data cannot be transferred to countries outside the EU unless it has similar legislation to the DPA
3 Computer Design and Patents Act 1988
3.1 Copyright Act
3.1.1 Introduced to protect the investment of time, money and effort by the people who produce original pieces of work
3.1.1.1 Authors of books, composers, film makers, game designers etc
3.1.2 2 Main purposes
3.1.2.1 1 - To ensure people are rewarded for their endeavours
3.1.2.2 2 - To give protection to the copyright holder if someone tries to copy or steal their work
3.2 Copyright and ICT
3.2.1 Copying software
3.2.2 Copying or downloading music
3.2.3 Copying images or photographs from the web
3.2.4 Copying text from webpages and pretending its your own
3.3 Software Licences
3.3.1 Single User Licence
3.3.1.1 Loaded onto 1 machine, but other people can use it on the same device
3.3.2 Multi User Licence
3.3.2.1 Bought for specific number of users

Annotations:

  • Ie, 20 users, so at any one time, only 20 people on the network can use the software
3.3.3 Site Licence
3.3.3.1 Everyone in that site or office can use it
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