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Scenario 1: Northwest manufacturing firm

A northeast manufacturing firm captured contracts

worth several million dollars to make measurement and

instrumentation devices for NASA and the US Navy. However, one-morning workers found themselves unable

to log on to the operating system, instead getting a message that the system was "under repair." Shortly after,

the company's server crashed, eliminating all the plant is tooling and manufacturing programs. When the

manager went to get back up tapes, he found they were gone and the individual workstations had been wiped

out. The company's CFO testified that the software bomb had destroyed all the programs and code generators

that allowed the firm to customize their products and thus lower costs. The company subsequently lost

millions of dollars, was dislodged from its position in the industry, and eventually had to lay off 80 workers.

The company can take some solace in the fact that the guilty party was eventually arrested and convicted.

Read the scenario closely, evaluate it and provide possible solution based on your understanding of network

security .

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