Essay on Aircraft Solutions

1898 Words Jul 13th, 2013 8 Pages
Running head: AIRCRAFT SOLUTIONS

AIRCRAFT SOLUTIONS
Keller Graduate School of Management
SEC 571 Principles of Information Security and Privacy

Abstract
An assessment of Aircraft Solutions (AS) as to what Security Vulnerabilities that might be found, two areas discussed are Hardware & Policy weakness and impact.

Table of Contents

Executive Summary 1 Company Overview 1 Security Vulnerabilities 2
Hardware Vulnerability …………………………………………………..…….....2 Policy Vulnerability……………………………………………………………….3 Recommended Solutions 5 Hardware Vulnerability 5 Policy Vulnerability 8 Impact on Business Processes 9 Summary 11 References 12

Executive Summary
The purpose of this paper is to explore and assess
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The mission of AS is to provide customer success through machined products and related services, and to meet cost, quality, and schedule requirements. The company’s strategy is to offer low-cost design and computer-aided modeling packages to customers to reduce their development expenses. The following report is a security assessment on Aircraft Solutions and the primary objective in this assessment is to identify the existence of vulnerabilities present within the global context of Aircraft Solutions’ operations. An evaluation of the associated threats will be deduced, accompanied by the exposed weaknesses. This will be followed by an analysis of the degree of risk present. Finally, there will be a focus on the consideration of the consequences resulting from revealing of potential threats.
Security Vulnerabilities
Vulnerability is a weakness in a system that can be exploited by a threat. Reducing the vulnerable aspects of a system can reduce the risk and impact of threats on the system.
Hardware Vulnerability

Issue
The issue pertaining to Aircraft Solution’s hardware weakness is that of the lack of adequate protection implemented between its Commercial Division (CD) located in Chula Vista, CA and the rest of the world, connected to the Internet. In one view of AS’s network infrastructure, it even appears as though the CD must transmit through the Internet in order to connect to AS Headquarters located in San

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