Network Security Policies and Procedures (Advances in by Douglas W. Frye

By Douglas W. Frye

Corporation community directors are forced at the present time to aggressively pursue a powerful community defense regime. This e-book goals to offer the reader a robust, multi-disciplinary knowing of the way to pursue this objective. This specialist quantity introduces the technical matters surrounding safety in addition to how safeguard rules are formulated on the govt point and communicated through the association. Readers will achieve a greater figuring out of the way their colleagues on "the different aspect of the fence" view the company’s safeguard and may hence be larger built to behave in a fashion that forwards the company’s pursuits.

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Network Security Policies and Procedures (Advances in Information Security)

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3 Modems Modems are likely thought of as the devices which allow computers to communicate over phone lines. One of the earliest instances of those of us who grew up in the late 1970s and early 1980s is the movie War Games, starring a very young Matthew Broderick. In the movie, he placed his telephone headset on the modem (protected by "cups" to help maintain the connection) and dialed out on a fishing expedition ("wardialing") to find other computers. In recent years, the definition of a modem has been expanded to include a device receiving traffic from a Digital Subscriber Line (DSL) or cable internet service provider.

When used in combination, two or all three of the methods for a person to authenticate themselves with the machine provide a strong level of security against intrusion. 5 Discussion Questions How many passwords do you have? Do you remember them all? What are your organization's requirements for you to authenticate yourself? Do you use biometrics or a token? What do you think of those means of authentication? Do you have alternate means of identifying yourself to your computer? Chapter 5 Illegitimate Network Access Chapter 5 Objective This chapter will discuss: • • • The "profiles" of those who illegitimately access systems, The various ways in which a user may illegitimately access an organization's network, and The various technical means an intruder may use to collect information or damage a target system.

Are there ever conflicts between the business people and the IT security people over performance? Chapter 4 Legitimate Networl^ Access Chapter 4 Objective • This chapter will discuss the various ways in which a user may legitimately access an organization's network. 1 Introduction There are several ways to gain access to a computer or network, but the concept of "authentication" is the same no matter what the means used. A user may authenticate themselves in one or a combination of three things: • • • Something they are, Something they know, and/or Something they have.

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