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Jason Muessel 03/23/2018 CYBR 250 – H330 Cryptography (2185-DD) Professor Catherine Williams Assignment: Week 1 Module 1 Written Assignment Directions: Provide at least three examples of how people act as vulnerabilities, defenses, or threats to an information system. 1. The first example would be a hacker (threat) attacking a financial institution to steal information; and successfully compromises the financial institutions information systems locking them with ransomware. The financial institution’s IT Department (vulnerable) pays to have the systems unlooked. The financial institution calls the FBI (defense) Cyber Crimes division to assist in reporting crime and prevention. 2. The second example would be a thief (threat) stealing personal information from an individual’s (vulnerable) household trash, as it was left at the curb for pick-up by trash collecting service. A short time later the individual discovers that they were a victim of identity theft, after they were denied credit while applying for a new credit card. The
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