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Unformatted text preview: TECH 7350 Managing Information Security The Graduate School of Management at the University of Dallas TECH 7350 MANAGING INFORMATION MANAGING INFORMATION SECURITY SECURITY Sandra Blanke, Ph.D., CISSP The Graduate School of Management at the University of Dallas Unit 1 Unit 1 - Part 2A: Part 2A: Security Trends Security Trends 2 Learning Objectives The evolution of computing and how it relates to security Different areas that fall under the security umbrella What is information warfare Examples of security exploits A layered approach to security 3 The Evolution of Computers Why all the Fuss about Computer Security Now? Evolution Computers and Mainframes Glass House Closed Environment No Access no one really knew how to use them No web sites explaining how to create virus or break into an operating system TECH 7350 Managing Information Security The Graduate School of Management at the University of Dallas 4 Computer Evolution Continues Processing and computing power closer to the user Multiple users accessing the mainframe was inefficient Some components needed to be closer to the user and readily available Client/Server Model 5 The Internal Threat Begins Removing the Glass House Creates Issues Barriers and protection mechanism were not in place to protect employees and systems from mistakes Data is corrupted and many systems are affected Employees had to be protected from themselves and the data had to be protected from employees 6 What is Information Warfare?...
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