Select an organisation implementing an IT system with a high dependency on an existing IT system.
If you choose the college IT system assessor will perform role-play of the customer, the assessor is to answer your questions, but ensure you lead the conversation. Assessor is not to prompt you on what you should ask, nor the direction you should take.
Assessor to ensure each assessment is as conducted in a simulated work environment This will require you to:
- Ensure each student is dressed appropriately / professionally
- Ensure you act as a supervisor, and do not interfere with the assessment. In the event that the assessment is looking to impact on the safety of a student or bystander, the assessment must be stopped immediately
- Ensure each person involved with any assessment role-plays effectively as per real-life scenarios
Identify and describe business-critical functions (such as financial systems, customer service functions, payroll)
Identify and describe the security environment (such as legislation, organisational security policies, customs, expertise and knowledge that are, or may be, relevant as well as the threats to security that are, or are held to be, present in the environment)
Identify and describe critical data and software
Assess the potential impact on the business of risks and threats on IT systems.
Identify and evaluate any statutory requirements, commercial requirements and contingency possibilities taking into account cost constraints