HWK 6 - Marc Pomi 106040098 Homework#6 1 Threats are Accident and natural disasters that are power outages inexperienced or careless computer

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Marc Pomi 106040098 3/9/09 Homework #6 1. Threats are: Accident and natural disasters that are power outages, inexperienced or careless computer operators, cats walking across keyboards, and so on. Employees and Consultants that is people with an organization who have access to electronic files. Links to outside business contracts that is electronic information can be at risk when it travels between or among business affiliates as part of doing business. Outsiders that is hackers and crackers who penetrate networks and computer systems to snoop or to cause damage. 2. They are often compromised by information modification, denial of service attacks, viruses, spyware, and spam. 3. Risk analysis is a process in which you assess the value of the assets being protected, determine their likelihood of being compromised, and compare the probable costs of their being compromised with the estimated costs of whatever protections you might have to take. Three steps are Risk Reduction, Risk Acceptance, and Risk Transference.
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This note was uploaded on 12/09/2009 for the course EST 325 taught by Professor Wan during the Spring '09 term at SUNY Stony Brook.

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HWK 6 - Marc Pomi 106040098 Homework#6 1 Threats are Accident and natural disasters that are power outages inexperienced or careless computer

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