SEC 280 Week 1-6 Complete Case Studies
SEC 280 Week 1
Your boss has just heard about some nefarious computer activities called ping sweeps and port scans. He wants to know more about them and what their impact might be on the company. Write a brief description of what they are, and include your assessment of whether the activities are something to worry about or not. This assignment requires two to three pages, based upon the APA style of writing.
SEC 280 Week 2
You are the Information Security Officer at a medium-sized company (1,500 employees). The CIO asks you to explain why you believe it is important to secure the Windows and Unix/Linux servers from known shortcomings and vulnerabilities. Explain to your CIO what you can do to make sure the network infrastructure is more secure.
SEC 280 Week 3
ABC Institute of Research has sensitive information that needs to be protected from its rivals. The Institute has collaborated with XYZ Inc. to research genetics. The information must be kept top secret at any cost. At ABC Institute, the researchers are unsure about the type of key (asymmetric or symmetric) to use. Please formulate a possible solution, and describe the advantages and disadvantages of any solution employed.
SEC 280 Week 4
Computer security is not an issue for organizations alone. Anyone whose personal computer is connected to a network or the Internet faces a potential risk of attack. Identify all the potential security threats on a personal computer. Identify some of the techniques an attacker might employ to access information on the system.
SEC 280 Week 5
You have just been hired as an Information Security Engineer for a large, multi-international corporation. Unfortunately, your company has suffered multiple security breaches that have threatened customers’ trust in the fact that their confidential...