Group 3-3 - Who needs protection? Who provides protection?...

Info iconThis preview shows pages 1–6. Sign up to view the full content.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon

Info iconThis preview has intentionally blurred sections. Sign up to view the full version.

View Full DocumentRight Arrow Icon

Info iconThis preview has intentionally blurred sections. Sign up to view the full version.

View Full DocumentRight Arrow Icon

Info iconThis preview has intentionally blurred sections. Sign up to view the full version.

View Full DocumentRight Arrow Icon
This is the end of the preview. Sign up to access the rest of the document.

Unformatted text preview: Who needs protection? Who provides protection? What vulnerabilities have persisted? How do new vulnerabilities arise? Corruption as specialized Entropy Natural Decay versus Artificial decay Definition of Hacking Different definitions to different people The term hacker is used in popular media to describe someone who attempts to break into computer systems. Hackers and the law Government, business sectors view as criminal View as breaking and entering Hackers identify themselves with a specific type White Hat Hackers also known as "ethical hackers," are computer security experts, who specialize in penetration testing , and other testing methodologies, to ensure that a company's information systems are secure. Legal Black Hat Hackers Black Hat Hackers (also called "crackers"), are hackers who specialize in unauthorized penetration of information systems. They may use computers to attack systems for profit, for fun, or for political motivations or as a part of a social cause Illegal...
View Full Document

This note was uploaded on 07/24/2011 for the course EEL 3531 taught by Professor Llewelyn during the Spring '09 term at University of Florida.

Page1 / 12

Group 3-3 - Who needs protection? Who provides protection?...

This preview shows document pages 1 - 6. Sign up to view the full document.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
Ask a homework question - tutors are online