YouDecideWeek5 - T he objective of computer security...

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The objective of computer security includes protection of information and property from theft, corruption, or natural disaster, while allowing the information and property to remain accessible and productive to its intended users. The terms computer system security, means the collective processes and mechanisms by which sensitive and valuable information and services are protected from publication, tampering or collapse by unauthorized activities or untrustworthy individuals and unplanned events respectively. There are 3 approaches to security in computing , sometimes a combination of approaches is valid: 1. Trust all the software to abide by a security policy but the software is not trustworthy. 2. Trust all the software to abide by a security policy and the software is validated as trustworthy. 3. Trust no software but enforce a security policy with mechanisms that are not trustworthy. 4.
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This note was uploaded on 09/09/2010 for the course NETW 208 taught by Professor Gollo during the Spring '10 term at DeVry Columbus North.

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