Security threats and Controls

Security threats and Controls

Sub-Topics

  • Introduction to data security threats and controls
  • Security threats and control measures
  • Policies and laws governing information security

DATA SECURITY AND CONTROLS (6 LESSONS)

  • Definition of data security and privacy
  • Security threats and control measures
  • Threats e.g.
i) virus
ii) unauthorized access
iii) computer errors and accidents
iv) theft
  • Control measures e.g.
i) anti-virus software
ii) password
iii) User access levels
iv) backups
  • Computer crimes e.g
i) trespass
ii) hacking
in) tapping
iv) cracking
v) piracy
vi) fraud
vii) sabotage
viii) alteration
  • Detection and Protection e.g.
i) audit trail
ii) data encryption
in) log files
iv) firewalls
  • Laws governing protection of information systems

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