Malpractice

Definition & examples

Malpractice- is an improper, careless or unprofessional conduct. For example a user of a computer forgets to log off or lock their computer and someone else goes on to it to see and use their computer.

 

Crime

Definition & examples

Is an illegal act. A crime is when someone can be punished by the law for the breach of acts such as:

·         Data protection act 1998

·         Computer misuse act 1990

·         Illegally copying software contrary to the copyright, designs and patents act 1988

·         Sabotaging an ICT system

·         Spreading computer viruses


 

Downloads - worksheets from IT & Crime

1.       Email Scams

2.       Identity Theft

3.       Microchips and crime prevention