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ATTACK PREVENTION IN THE DIGITAL AGE 1 Attack Prevention in the Digital Age Jesse Livesay ISSC461 – IT Security Countermeasures February 3, 2016 Christopher Weppler
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ATTACK PREVENTION IN THE DIGITAL AGE 2 In the digital age it seems everything can be done with a computer, tablet, or cell phone. With the amount of possibilities being taken advantage of security seems to be disregarded a lot in today’s networks. Simple put a big reason many people do not get attacked is because of the mass of people online. In the developing years of computers there were fewer people online and security was extremely lacking because technology started booming much faster than security
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Unformatted text preview: analyst could develop secure protocols to use. In order to prevent attacks on networks and personal items an understanding of how attackers gain access is a key factor. Anyone can install security updates but that alone does not ensure a secure environment, being proactive in a network will ensure the overall security stays strong. ATTACK PREVENTION IN THE DIGITAL AGE 3 References Pleeger, C. (2012). Analyzing Computer Security: A Threat / Vulnerability / Countermeasure Approach. ISBN: 978-0-13-278946-2. Prentice Hall-Pearson Publication Rowe, N. (n.d.) Cyber-Attacks. Retrieved on February 3, 2016. from ...
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