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Running head: COMPUTER SECURITY 1 Computer Security Student’s Name Institution’s Affiliation Exercise 1.1 Examine how end users’ responsibilities for managing security have
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COMPUTER SECURITY 2 changed over time . The end user’s responsibilities for managing security have changed over time because the security is increasing scope of the user since computer machines such desktop are now used in home for different tasks. Thus, End-user device is responsible of inspecting to expect in case of cyber attack. Also, ensuring that desktop is switched off when on finishes using the system. . Exercise 1.3 it has been frequently proposed to make software vendors liable for deficiencies in their products. Who would benefit from such regulations ? The beneficiary of such law is the client or customer who consumes vendors’ services or products. This would as the same law as product liability which states that manufacturers, distributors, suppliers, retailers, and others who make products to customers is held accountable if the product has deficiencies (Gollmann, 1994). Exercise 1.5 Social networks are a new application that has grown rapidly in recent years. What new security challenges are posed by social networks ? Social media such as Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, etc has gained popularity all over the world. The new challenges that are posed by social networks include: phishing attacks and scam has been experienced in social media as well as catfish, Imposter accounts is challenge as people are pretending to be others by using their images, malware attacks and hacks i.e. attackers are hacking accounts. Exercise 1.7 Attacks can come from inside or outside an organization. Are there
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COMPUTER SECURITY 3 basic differences in the defenses against insider and outsider threats? What is the relative importance of insider threats? Has the relative importance of insider
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