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Scott Tilley + 1 other
ISBN: 9781305494602

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Scott Tilley + 1 other
ISBN: 9781305494602
Textbook Problem

What are the important IT security issues facing companies today? Have these changed in the last five years, and will they continue to change? How should companies prepare themselves for security threats and problems in the future?

Program Plan Intro

List the most important IT security issues faced by companies in today’s time. Mention whether these have changed in last five years and whether they will continue to change. In what ways companies should prepare themselves for security threats and problems in the future.

Program Explanation

IT security threats which are faced by companies in today’s time:

Some of the most prominent IT security threats that are faced by companies are explained as follows:

  • Exploitation: Attackers can steal important trade secrets or hack into database and ask for money in return of not making the information public.
  • Social Engineering: Attackers can use psychological methodologies to manipulate the employees of the company to make security mistakes and leak confidential information related to the company.
  • Fake credential: The websites serves a forge certification only to purchase them so that attackers can hit the system.
  • Vandalism: Attackers can deface a company’s website logo or can even hack into CEO’s hard drive physically or electronically.
  • Hacking based on bias: Hacking can be done by non-technical expertise for the sake of political purpose.
  • Software Attacks: A group of attacker’s plants virus or trojans or worms into the company’s network and halt operation of the system.
  • Changes made last five years In the last five years attacker have continuously searched for new ways to get unauthorized access to systems. Through social engineering they have developed complex methodologies to fool people in to lowering security levels...

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