computer security & ethics - Coggle Diagram
computer security & ethics
computer security risk
event or action that causes loss of or damage to computer hardware, software, data, information and processing capabilities.
any illegal act involving a computer generally is refferd to as a computer crime
the term cyber crime refers to online or internet based illegal acts
any illegal act involving computer generally is referred to as a computer crime
the term cyber crime refers to online or intern based illegal acts.
7 categories of cyber crime
someone who accesses a computer or network illegally
some hackers claim the intent of their security breaches id to improve security
someone who accesses a computer or network illegally but has the intent of destroying data. stealing information or other malicious action.
has the same intent as a cracker but does not have the technical skills and knowledge.
some corporate spies have excellent computer and networking skills and hired to break into a specific computer and steal its proprietary data and information or to help in identify security risks in their own organization
may break into their employers computer for a variety of reasons
some simply want to exploit a security weakness
others seek financial gains from selling confidential information
is someone who uses email as a vehicle for extortion
they wlill send an organization a threatening email indicating they will expose confidential
someone who uses the internet or network to destroy or damage computers for political reasons
internet and network attacks
identifies and removes computer viruses
most also protect against worms and trojan horses