An organization will have a certain percent of the budget set aside for security purposes. Security will incorporate certain items to improve the success of a business.
Incorporation of Items
An organization is full of different items produced, stocked, stored, issued, and used throughout the business. A security department is no different from business. Security will include different equipment and materials that can protect other company items or assets. Big items are incorporated into security components are sensors, intrusion detection, systems, access control, programs, testing, and information security.
Each of these items is useful for protecting a company’s assets and is a percent of the operating budget. The operating budget is the budget of the whole organization including security items. Items incorporated into security are budget able by importance and success.
The Security Department
The Security components or department are to protect a business. Different security items such as systems help to protect the employees, peers, and the company assets from threats such as theft or violence.
When concerning budgeting, the security department has limited budgeting and certain items are more important to defend assets successfully.
Sensors are in security to help detect what items brought in and out of the building at entry ways. This is an item used for access control. Some items in access control are employee ids, which are scan able at different time clocks. In many organizations another form of access control is sensors at door ways to help keep control of when and where employees are in the building. Access control is a very important component in security to keep track of individual activities inside business walls.
Intrusion detection is throughout an organization and throughout the different databases and other sites for the business on the web. Different databases use safeguards, updates, software, and other systems to protect the databases from unwanted visitors. Computers are becoming very popular for organizations for storing, transferring, and communicating about products and services they provide. Some information such as customer, competitors, partner information is important to protect for privacy purposes. This type of data is constantly growing and the threats against this data are also diversifying. Intrusion detection items can help to protect the critical information and help the business feel more secure when using the Internet for business purposes.
Security systems are becoming very popular components in the security environment. Alarms are the most popular items used for security systems. Alarms are for several purposes such as detecting intruders, property, and equipment threats. In a business there are alarms at entry ways, on the equipment, and are useful to protect the company against any threats. Computers are very vulnerable without security systems. Some firewalls protect a business from viruses that can cause a system to shut down or crash. Security systems help to monitor the traffic and control, prevent, and alleviate any threats such as hackers and other forms of cyber-crime.
Programs are an item that security uses to spread the word throughout the organization about certain changes and upgrades. Some programs help employees build a better relationship with the employers. Many employees want to believe they are a part of the organization. Behavior is an important component to a business. Programs that encourage better leaders and behavior norms can help concerning meeting different expectations effectively.
Businesses are expanding their business assets and information onto computers. An organization has found that organizing data is much easy and faster than using paper for filing. A business will use private intranets to secure the information from outside interference.
Several formats concerning budgeting can help organize different type of budgeting by importance. Line-item budgets are a simple format used to organize different information. Performance-based budgeting is for items such as alarms, plant security, and perimeter security. Program budgeting are simply for items such as building security. Lump-Sum budgeting can be for both safety and security items. Last zero-bas budgeting helps to organize different programs by importance, and show which ones are ideal, bad, or worse. Zero-base uses concerns both budgeting and making decisions (University of Phoenix, 2005).
Bad budgeting can cause an organization to fail. Proper management is important in all aspects of business. Security can use these types of budgeting’s for statistics and provide changes throughout the organization by eliminating ineffective items and making suggestions for new strategies.