Unit 2 Assignment 1 Selecting Security Countermeasures

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IS3220 Jeremy Stallings 12/22/13 Unit 2 Assignment 1: Selecting Security Countermeasures The first thing that should be added is a firewall. Firewalls can prevent unwanted traffic from infiltrating the network. This is essential now that the company is deciding to add a web server and internet access. Entering the internet without proper security can be harmful in many ways. Antivirus software is also needed to make sure the computers and servers aren’t infected with malicious programs that could cause major losses.
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Unformatted text preview: The WIFI needs to have a password to keep unauthorized users from getting on the company’s network. The password should be complex enough so that no one can guess it. • It would probably be best to not allow workers to take laptops home with them as they probably contain vital information. If this is a factor, then make sure a VPN is set up to that workers can securely connect to the company network without packet sniffers or other programs intercepting the data transferred between the laptop and network....
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  • Spring '14
  • Computer Security, security countermeasures, packet sniffers, Jeremy Stallings

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