Summary : ' Cyber Security ' Principles And Policy Options

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Summary for 'Cyber security - principles and policy options

Cyber security is one of the major problem now a days because this problem doesn 't consent with a single company or a state, all over the world are facing Cyber security problems. Some of the countries are consistently improvising their security. Some of the most prescient threats to cyber security are online identity theft, critical infrastructure protection, industrial cyber espionage and bonnets. Online identity theft is mostly seen in bank sectors because banks are encouraging online transactions because of their easy services and also with low transaction cost compare to that of transaction at physical branches. But banks have not kept up authentication, to identify the customer they have been relayed on passwords these passwords can easily obtained by simple guessing or by installing keystroke loggers which records the passwords and also by Phishing process. Once the password or details of the customer is obtained they sell the details in the black market or convert it in to cash. Critical infrastructure protection now a day 's controlling system of power grid and chemical refiners are automated i.e. they pass signals to the system to perform the required work this passing of signals or massages i.e. they use protocol to communicate with systems which do not have any authentication therefore these system can easily manipulated by sending a series of crafted messages. The researchers at Idaho National…
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