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Computer Security: Principles and Practice First Edition by William Stallings and Lawrie Brown Lecture slides by Lawrie Brown Chapter 1 Chapter 1 Overview Overview
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2 Overview Computer Security: protection afforded to an automated information system in order to attain the applicable objectives of preserving the integrity, availability and confidentiality of information system resources (includes hardware, software, firmware, information/data, and telecommunications).
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3 Key Security Concepts
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4 Computer Security Challenges 1. not simple 2. must consider potential attacks 3. procedures used counter-intuitive 4. involve algorithms and secret info 5. must decide where to deploy mechanisms 6. battle of wits between attacker / admin 7. not perceived on benefit until fails 8. requires regular monitoring 9. too often an after-thought 10. regarded as impediment to using system
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5 Security Terminology
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6 Vulnerabilities and Attacks system resource vulnerabilities may be corrupted (loss of integrity)
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This note was uploaded on 02/05/2011 for the course CS 2105 taught by Professor Ana during the Fall '09 term at National University of Singapore.

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