Computer security Essay Topics

Information Technology Acts

The invention of the internet and the growing use of it by children caused for implementation of new protection acts. Among these acts are the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA), which passed into law in 1998, and the Children’s Internet Protection Act (CIPA), which became law in 2000. This paper will discuss the advances… View Article

Ethical Hacking

Ethical hacking is an emerging tools used by most of the organizations for testing network security. The security risks and vulnerabilities in a network can be recognized with the help of ethical hacking. This research completely concentrates on ethical hacking, problems that may occur while hacking process is in progress and various ethical hacking tools… View Article

Final Review

1. What can you detect by analyzing a data packet? 2. What kind of data does NetWitness Investigator inspect? 3. What is used by TCP to establish a session between two systems? 69, 121 4. Name a connection-oriented protocol that operates at the transport layer of the OSI model and supports reliable connections?65, 69 5…. View Article

Riordan Manufacturing Integrative Network Design Project

Introduction Riordan Manufacturing a global plastics manufacturer is taking the next step to upgrade the existing infrastructure with new wireless technology which will provide a better communication link. With new systems and servers the ability to maximize the company’s profits will increase overnight. The new inventory system will allow the stores POS systems to alert… View Article

Ipremier Dos Attack

Introduction On January 12th, 2007 at 4:31am, Bob Turley, CIO of the iPremier Company, received a panicked phone call from his IT operations staff. Their external facing website was “locked up” and could not be accessed by anyone, including their customers. iPremier is a web-based business that generates revenue through solely processing online orders. While… View Article

Assessment Worksheet

1.Describe two options you would enable in a Windows Domain password policy. Minimum password length and password complexity requirements 2.Is there a setting in your GPO to specify how many logon attempts will lock out an account? Name two parameters that you can set to enhance the access control to the systems. Account lockout duration… View Article

Security Systems Cis 105

The two available security systems that provide total network protection, also known as all in one computer systems that I have chosen to research are Norton 360 as well as McAfee Internet Security, they are both very popular. I have had Norton 360 on my computer every since I can remember, my parents have always… View Article

Costs of Preventive Security

Firewalls are one of the most fundamental and important security tools. You are likely familiar with the software-based host firewall that you use on your laptop or desktop. Such firewalls should also be installed on every computer in an organization. However, organizations also need corporate-grade firewalls, which are usually, but not always, dedicated special-purpose hardware… View Article

Target Data Breach

Abstract Target a large retail corporation that operates over 1,700 stores across the United States. They also operate as an online retailer at target.com. In 2012 the retailer earned more than $73 billion dollars in revenue and grew their sales by 5.1% from the previous year. Looking at the revenue and sales growth rate it… View Article