Computer Security and Ethics Quiz

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Computer Security and Safety, Ethics, and Privacy Discovering Computers Fundamentals Your Interactive Guide to the Digital World Objectives Overview Describe various types of network attacks, and identify ways to safeguard against these attacks, including firewalls and intrusion detection software Discuss techniques to prevent unauthorized computer access and use Identify safeguards against hardware theft and vandalism Explain the ways to protect against software theft and information theft See Page 381 for Detailed Objectives Discovering Computers Fundamentals, 2012 Edition Chapter 10 2 Objectives Overview Discuss the types of devices available that protect computers from system failure Identify risks and safeguards associated with wireless communications Discuss ways to prevent health-related disorders and injuries due to computer use Discuss issues surrounding information privacy See Page 381 for Detailed Objectives Discovering Computers Fundamentals, 2012 Edition Chapter 10 3 Computer Security Risks A computer security risk is any event or action that could cause a loss of or damage to computer hardware, software, data, information, or processing capability A cybercrime is an online or Internet-based illegal act Hackers Crackers Unethical Employees Pages 382 - 383 Script Kiddies Cyberextortionists Corporate Spies Cyberterrorists Discovering Computers Fundamentals, 2012 Edition Chapter 10 4 Computer Security Risks Pages 382 - 383 Figure 10-1 Discovering Computers Fundamentals, 2012 Edition Chapter 10 5 Internet and Network Attacks Information transmitted over networks has a higher degree of security risk than information kept on an organization’s premises Computer Virus Affects a computer negatively by altering the way the computer works Page 384 Worm Copies itself repeatedly, using up resources and possibly shutting down the computer or network Trojan Horse A malicious program that hides within or looks like a legitimate program Discovering Computers Fundamental.

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