CIS403_Quiz_1 - C IS403 Quiz#1 1.Define Computer Security T...

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CIS403 Quiz #1 1.Define Computer Security The ability to prevent unauthorized access to hardware, software, firmware, and data. Maintaining availability of services to authorized personnel. Preserving the privacy of information on said device from unauthorized persons. 2. What is the OSI security architecture? The OSI security architecture focuses on Security Attack, Security Mechanism, and Security Service. In other words; a type of attack that can compromise the integrity of data and confidential information owned by a company/organization (security attack); a way to detect or prevent or even recover from a security attack (security mechanism); and way to secure the data processing and the information that is transferred between an organizations different departments/offices, they can comprise of one or more different types of security mechanisms to achieve this goal. 3. What is the difference between active and passive security threats? Active security threats will actually change data in one way or another, where
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This note was uploaded on 09/09/2011 for the course CIS CIS403 taught by Professor Mr.t during the Spring '11 term at ECPI College of Technology.

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CIS403_Quiz_1 - C IS403 Quiz#1 1.Define Computer Security T...

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