Q1.2: Classify each of the following as a violation of confidentiality, integrity, availability, or

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Q1.2: Classify each of the following as a violation of confidentiality, integrity, availability, or of some combination (and state what that is). (a) During the final examination, Alice copies an answer from another student’s paper, then realizes that answer is wrong and corrects it before submitting her paper for grading. Answer: If a classroom policy allows the student to work with another student for an assignment or test should be fine. But, the above statement says Alice initially copied an answer from another student during the final examination – which is case of violation of both integrity as well as confidentiality, even if she later changes the answer realizing it was incorrect. (b) Bob registers the domain name…show more content…
Answer: This is a case of violation of confidentiality and availability as Fran being able to access the information of average grades of students for any particular course puts information of grades of other students exposed. (f) George uses an extension to listen-in on her brother’s telephone conversation and accidentally forgets to hang-up the phone when he is done listening. Answer: This is a case of violation of confidentiality and availability because having legitimate access to someone else’s personal telephonic conversations and also to not hang-up the phone after listening makes the phone line to be engaged and unavailable for further use until he hangs it properly. Q1.3: What kind of security property is each of the following? (a) The grade for the assignment is available only to the student who submitted that assignment. Answer: Confidentiality property and also a right of privacy for the student. (b) If your course grade changed, then the professor made that change. Answer: Integrity property as only an authorized faculty has the right to make changes to the course grade. (c) The output is produced by the CS Department web server. Answer: Integrity property as this protection mechanism ensures the output is from the authorized department and protects its information. (d) Requests to the web server are not processed out of order. Answer: Availability property as
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