Addressing Challenges of Security Risk Management in Computer Security

 Reference this Share this: Facebook  Twitter  Reddit  LinkedIn  WhatsApp   The practice of security risk management (SRM) begins with a thorough and well-thought-out risk assessment [1]. In order to identify risks, we need to consider the assets that are important to the organisation and / or individual, what threats they may face, and what vulnerabilities exist that could be exploited [2].…

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An Examination of the National Security Agency and Central Intelligence Agency

 Reference this Share this: Facebook  Twitter  Reddit  LinkedIn  WhatsApp   An Examination of the National Security Agency and Central Intelligence Agency Today the United States faces threats from multiple countries, organization, and individuals throughout the world. Intelligence is used to mitigate these threats and at the forefront of the Intelligence Community of the United States are the National Security Agency (NSA)…

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Annotated Bibliography on Cyber Security

Introduction to cyber security Cyber-security is the practice of defending computers, servers, mobile devices, electronic systems, networks, and data from malicious attacks. It’s otherwise called data innovation security or electronic data security. Cybersecurity alludes to the act of guaranteeing the trustworthiness, classification, and accessibility (ICA) of data. Cybersecurity is included an advancing arrangement of instruments,…

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Annotated Bibliography: Swetman Security Service Homeland Security Threat Preparedness Assessment

 Reference this Share this: Facebook  Twitter  Reddit  LinkedIn  WhatsApp   Annotated Bibliography: Swetman Security Service Homeland Security Threat Preparedness Assessment Caruson, Kiki & MacManus, Susan A. (2005). Homeland security preparedness: Federal and state mandates and local government. Spectrum: Journal of State Government. Vol. 78 Issue 2, pp. 25-28. Retrieved from http://eds.b.ebscohost.com/eds/pdfviewer/pdfviewer?vid=8&sid=d63cfee7-dc92-4624-827f-6bd2db4feee%40pdc-v-sessmgr01. This scholarly journal article addressed the results of survey research conducted by…

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An Overview of Security

Security Introduction Security is the level of imperviousness to, or insurance from, damage. It applies to any powerless and profitable resource, for example, an individual, staying, group, country, or association. As noted by the Institute for Security and Open Methodologies (ISECOM) in the OSSTMM 3, security gives “a type of insurance where a division is…

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An Overview of the National Infrastructure Protection Plan

 Reference this Share this: Facebook  Twitter  Reddit  LinkedIn  WhatsApp   Before the horrific terrorist attacks on September 11, 2001, the United States did not have a full governmental infrastructure plan.  Once Al Queda showed that they can use aircraft as weapons to destroy important critical infrastructure the President and the Whitehouse sprang into action.  The president appointed Tom Ridge the as the…

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A Taxonomy of Attacks and a Survey of Defence Mechanisms for Semantic Social Engineering Attacks

 Reference this Share this: Facebook  Twitter  Reddit  LinkedIn  WhatsApp   Abstract Social engineering has increased the vulnerabilities in today’s technological world. There are six types of social engineering attacks; baiting, phishing, email hacking and contact spamming, pretexting, quid pro quo and tailgating.  Understanding how to avoid the attacks and what you can do to protect yourself is key to maintaining the…

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Boeing Security Mechanisms

1. Some virtual teams at Boeing have discussions focused on military aircraft. Do some Internet research on UC security mechanisms and identify and briefly describe several that Boeing should have in place to ensure the privacy and integrity of such discussions?   As associations began depending more on brought together interchanges, the administration of voice,…

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Business Proposal to Porivde Cyber Security Protection

Table of Contents 1. Executive Summary 2. Background 3. Proposal Option 1 Do nothing Option 2 Build a Cyber security team Option 3 Outsourcing to an External company 4. Risk assessment 5. Market Research 5. Setting up an internal security team Roles and Responsibilities Chief Security Officer  /IT Manager Security/network analyst The incident response team Audit Management Specialists: Change control Security…

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Challenges to Combating Domestic Terrorism in the US

Combating Domestic Terrorism: A Problem-Solution Analysis Abstract The biggest problem faced today in United States Homeland Security is combating both domestic terrorism and lone wolf terrorism. This report will focus on the problems faced today by United States Homeland Security and the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) in combating domestic terrorism, while providing solutions on…

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Challenges in Predicting Terrorism

Evaluate the claim that however thoroughly the security manager plans and prepares, acts of terrorism are always unpredictable and this makes terrorism a form of risk that is ultimately impossible to manage. ———————————————————- Despite being unpredictable, the consequences of terrorism can be sufficiently contained by thorough planning and preparation. It would be impossible for a…

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Challenges to Fighting Transnational Terror Networks

Traditional State Power limitation in dealing with Transnational Terrors Networks: and the role of Social Media Governments have been phased with challenging situations when implementing effective counterinsurgency measures against rebel groups that override national boundaries; even despite superior power. For example, the Afghan government and U.S./NATO coalitions forces and their inability to defeat Taliban and…

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Combating Criminal Narcotics Activity along the Southern Border

 Reference this Share this: Facebook  Twitter  Reddit  LinkedIn  WhatsApp   Combating Criminal Narcotics Activity along the Southern Border Human trafficking and drugs action in the southern part of Texas outskirt is the significant issues centered for this situation study. Indeed, it is the key appropriate issues that characterize this contextual analysis. In an offer to tackle these issues, the police have…

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Comparison between Homeland Security and Homeland Defense

 Reference this Share this: Facebook  Twitter  Reddit  LinkedIn  WhatsApp   This paper will explore published articles discussing missions, tasks, operations, and areas of responsibility for homeland security and homeland defense.  The similarities between the two will be highlighted and discussed as well as providing a definition for homeland security.  I will also use the 2017 National Security Strategy’s key principles to make my own suggestion for a new Counter-Terrorism Strategy. Get Help With Your Essay If you…

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Comparison between Realist and Liberal Views on Security

 Reference this Share this: Facebook  Twitter  Reddit  LinkedIn  WhatsApp   Security Theory Essay “On balance, do you tend to favour a realist or a liberal vision of security? Why?” For years, theorists have sought to find a conceptual framework upon which, international relations can be studied and provide a lens with which to view the world. The most notable of these…

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Computer Forensics Investigation Plan

Table of Contents Executive Summary Introduction Organization Overview Problem Statement Purpose Digital Forensic Method & Approach Utilization & Advantages of the Approach Set of Procedures Digital Forensics Requirements Resources & Skill Sets Software & Hardware Approach – Identification & Acquisition of Data/Evidence Data/Evidence Analysis Phase Security Policies Recommendations Conclusion References Executive Summary High-Tech Pty Ltd…

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Computer Security Incident Response Team Incident Handling

 Reference this Share this: Facebook  Twitter  Reddit  LinkedIn  WhatsApp   A Computer Security Incident Response Team (CSIRT) is an association or team that gives, to a well-characterized constituency, administrations and backing for both avoiding and reacting to computer security incidents. Senior administration inside IFINANCE perceived that, to be fruitful in the financial business, they should have an unmistakable comprehension of its…

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Critical Thinking, Homeland Security, and Domestic Terrorism

 Reference this Share this: Facebook  Twitter  Reddit  LinkedIn  WhatsApp   Critical thinking is lacking in modern society. Modern society has become the age of social media and ten second media clips. Many wait to be told what to think, feel, or believe, instead of participating in their own life interactions and reactions. This includes events that would fall under the jurisdiction…

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Cybersecurity System Security Report for Successful Acquisition

 Reference this Share this: Facebook  Twitter  Reddit  LinkedIn  WhatsApp   Executive Summary In the coming months Netflix (NFLX), a media and entertain company will begin to facilitate the merger and acquisition (M&A) of SoundCloud (SC) a small media streaming company based in Australia. NFLX has introduced the merger between ourselves and SC due to their growing success among media streaming companies.…

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Database security and encryption

Introduction Organisations are increasingly relying on the distributed information systems to gain productivity and efficiency advantages, but at the same time are becoming more vulnerable to security threats. Database systems are an integral component of this distributed information system and hold all the data which enables the whole system to work. A database can be…

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Data leakage

Data leakage is the “unauthorized or unintentional exposure, disclosure, or loss of sensitive information” (GAO, 2007, p.2). Many businesses have in their control sensitive data about their organisation, employees and customers. The Information Commissioner (ICO) in a recent press statement (ICO,2010) is alarmed with the “unacceptable” number of data leakages within the modern world and…

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Data Mining techniques

ABSTRACT Competitive advantage requires abilities. Abilities are built through knowledge. Knowledge comes from data. The process of extracting knowledge from data is called Data Mining. Data mining, the extraction of hidden predictive information from large databases, is advance technique to help companies to highlight the most important information in their data warehouses. Data mining tools…

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Department of Defence’s Role in Homeland Security

Winslow, Timothy J. 2014. The DoD Role in Homeland Security: Past, Present, and Future. Homeland Defense and Civil Support Journal. Spring2014, Vol. 3 Issue 1, p60-73. 14p. Retrieved from: https://apps.dtic.mil/dtic/tr/fulltext/u2/a590366.pdf Colonel Timothy Winslow outlines the changing dynamics of homeland security and how the Department of Defense’s role in homeland security started compared to now, and…

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How Deradicalization Impacts Terrorist Groups

How can the intelligence community use deradicalization to impact the effectiveness of Hezbollah? The intelligence community is vital to building cohesive infrastructure and peaceful societies.  A deradicalization program via a mixture of elements described herein center on ideological and religious education that challenge the effectiveness of Hezbollah.  Groups that pose a significant threat include Islamic State in Iraq and…

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Evaluation of UK Responses to Terrorism

Identify and evaluate models of responses employed by police and other agencies of the criminal justice system. Introduction  – The Prevent Program Islamic radicalization and terror attacks have become critical problems in recent years. Remarkably, various countries, including the U.S., the U.K., and Spain among others have experienced multiple terror attacks, thereby prompting these countries to…

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Factors Affecting Global Security: Gun Violence, Terrorism and Racial Discrimination

 Reference this Share this: Facebook  Twitter  Reddit  LinkedIn  WhatsApp   Introduction This article describes the issue of world security and then analyses the factors affecting global safety. This research focuses on three related factors of global security that are ‘gun violence’, ‘terrorism’ and ‘racial discrimination’. The study tries to find the potential internal correlation between these factors and world security, and…

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Female Motivations for Terrorism and Gendered Counter Terrorism

 Reference this Share this: Facebook  Twitter  Reddit  LinkedIn  WhatsApp   Female Agency & Motivations Before venturing into gendered approaches to countering terrorism, it is useful to provide a brief summary of female motivation and mobilization. Despite the stereotypes and passivity often associated with women, studies suggest they are driven to engage in terrorism for many of the same reasons as men: political motives,…

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Global Finance Incorporated: Security Risk Assessment

Contents I. Background Purpose Risk Impact III. Network Office Topology Network Security Access Points Internal Access External Access IV. Access Control Authentication Privileged Access Mobility Wireless Cloud Computing Wireless Access Encryption Mobility Network Intrusion VIII. Policy Requirements (Assumptions) IX. Conclusion I. The Background Global Finance Incorporated (GFI) is a financial company specializing in management, loan…

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Global Terrorism: Rethinking International Health Laws and Regulations

 Reference this Share this: Facebook  Twitter  Reddit  LinkedIn  WhatsApp   Introduction Global Terrorism at present appears to be inclined towards networks of international terrorists who are loosely organized and self-financed. Increased incidences are seen of groups using religion as a pretext and posing as threats to global security. Recently, there is apparent escalation of cross-national linkages among different terrorist groups. These…

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