CHAPTER 1: INTRODUCTION TO SECURITY (Type of security threats…
INTRODUCTION TO SECURITY
Goals of security
Type of security threats
Protecting physical equipment
a) Service packs
b) Security patches
•important as data security
•using fences, door locks and gates.
•Consists of provisions and policies adopted by the information system administration to prevent unauthorized acess of the computer network.
Type of attacks
b) Data attack
•Access to data
•Hard drive destruction
•Hard drive recycling
Keeping the bad guys
•user can perform only authorized task
•users can obtain only authorized information
•users cannot cause damage to the data
•Software that brings harm to computer system form warms, viruses, Trojans, spyware, adware and emotions.
Signature file update
•short text file you create for use as a standard appendage at the end of your e-mail notes