Lecture 1: Overview. modified from slides of Lawrie Brown. Outline. The focus of this chapter is on three fundamental questions: What assets do we need to protect? How are those assets threatened? What can we do to counter those threats?. Computer Security Overview.
modified from slides of Lawrie Brown
The focus of this chapter is on three fundamental questions:
“The protection afforded to an automated information system in order to attain the applicable objectives of preserving the integrity, availability and confidentiality of information system resources”
includes hardware, software, firmware, information/data, and telecommunications.
Is this all?
Active attacks include the modification of transmitted data and attempts to gain unauthorized access to computer systems.