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Unformatted text preview: security policies Authentication- a method for confirming user’s identities. Once a system determines the authentication of a user, it can then determine the access privileges (authorization) for that user. Authorization- the process of giving someone permission to do or have something Content filtering- occurs when organizations use software that filters content to prevent the transmission of unauthorized information. Organizations can use it to filter email and prevent emails with sensitive information from transmitting. It can also filter spam. Encryption- scrambles information into an alternative form that requires a key or password to decrypt the information Firewall- is hardware and/or software that guards a private network by analyzing the information leaving and entering the network. It is one of the most common defenses for preventing a security breach. They examine each message that wants entrance to the network....
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This note was uploaded on 12/04/2011 for the course ITM 309 taught by Professor Rodammer during the Spring '08 term at Michigan State University.
- Spring '08