It is our recommendation that Acme limit server room access to the IT security team. The team must work in pairs to hinder the abilities of someone downloading sensitive files to devices such as flash or thumb drives, or writing files to a compact electronic device such as a cellphone. The IT security team is to be escorted by an armed security person, while an armed guard will also be stationed at the entrance to the server room. It is also recommended to use video cameras inside the server room to monitor the room when it is not being occupied. In order to be employed as a member of the IT security team, an applicant must be able to obtain and maintain a security clearance through the federal government.
But this application is basically a malicious software application. It also shows itself to be protecting the hard drive, which is not the actual truth. This software application may delete all the downloaded files from the system. So, in that way, we may lose our important data from our PC. So, generally we should avoid downloading the Deep Freeze.
Availability is the facet of IA where information must be available for use by those that are allowed to access it. Protecting the availability can involve protecting against malicious code, hackers and any other threat that could impede access to the information system. Authentication involves ensuring that users are who they say they are. Methods used for authentication are user names, passwords, biometrics, tokens and other devices. Authentication is also used in other ways -- not just for identifying users, but also for identifying devices and data messages.
Case Study For any business ping sweeps and port scans could be a huge security threat if they continue unnoticed. Ping sweeps are performed to find end points on a network. Then a port scan is performed to find an open door into that particular end point or end points. After that anyone can find all kinds of utilities on the internet to exploit these open doors on systems and gain access to important and confidential files on the network. It’s imperative that we not only protect against these types of activities on the network, but that we also conduct them ourselves.
He or she is to limit the information’s accessibility in order to benefit the patient. (Joos2010) With technology there are many ways that you can keep personal information private. Creating passwords that only you know is a good way to keep information private. Be careful about who and how you give out your information. Security is the way that you try to keep information private.
9/8/2013 SEC280 Case Study Week 1 Case Study: Ping Sweeps and Port Scans Ping sweeps and port scans are not an immediate threat to the company. While it may be used by an attacker to build a profile against the company, it can also be used by an administrator to gather information about the company. Although it is not an immediate threat, it should still be monitored for potential threats because it is a common way for hackers to attempt to break a network. In the following document, more will be discussed about what ping sweeps and port scans are and how they are used to gather information about a company’s network. What is a ping sweep and how does it work?
To be prepared for anything is hard to do but with research and good instincts a business could be and feel safe from manmade and natural disasters. Physical security can be used to fix any gaps or problems with security. They may bring in surveillance, fences, hiring someone for the front desk, security badges for employees, guards at entrances. Anything that could prevent unwanted visitors that would be the proper type of security for the business will be considered. Computer programs like firewalls and back up programs to prevent cyber crime.
Checkpoint: Terrorism and cyber crime The fourth amendment is to protect the people from search and seizure, which mean that it protects a person from being arrested or from being search with out the proper evidence of the crime committed. With terrorism I do not see how the fourth amendment could be interpreted, unless a person or people try to terrorize an area, and there is no proof that they did it or not. The government can not just go and search there premises or arrest then without the proper evidence. With cyber crimes and the fourth amendment is also difficult to interpret, since with cyber crimes officers need to invade the privacy of the other persons just to be able to catch a person committing a crime on line, for instance a police officer pretending to act as a under age child to catch a perpetrator. In these case there needs to be some boundaries on invading a persons privacy and being able to search there home, or any personal belongings and if they have wire tap a conversation to receive probable cause of a crime of these severity then it has to be done.
Downloading files: There may be times when you will want to download files from the internet. From time to time you might want to update to the latest versions of programs. But avoid doing this unless your computer has virus detection software Be very wary of downloading "warez" and free copies of software you would normally have to pay for from dubious sites. Reduce the risk of downloading viruses and trojans by only downloading files from reputable websites. These include software manufacturer's own sites and well-known download sites like Tucows, Download.com, Shareware.com and NoNags.
k) Man-in-the-Middle Phishing This is harder to detect than many other forms of phishing. In these attacks hackers position themselves between the user and the legitimate website or system. They record the information being entered but continue to pass it on so that users' transactions are not affected. Later they can sell or use the information or credentials collected when the user is not active on the