Cyber Security Essay

3569 Words Sep 12th, 2015 15 Pages
CYBER SECURITY
INTRODUCTION
It is also known as “Computer Security or IT security”. It is applied to the security of computer, computer network and the data stored and transmitted over them. Today the computer system are used in wide variety of “smart devices, including Smartphone’s, televisions and tiny devices as part of the Internet of Things, and networks include not only the Internet and private data networks, but also Bluetooth, Wi-Fi and other networks. Computer security covers all the processes and mechanisms by which digital equipment, information and services are protected from unintended or unauthorized access, change or destruction and the process of applying security measures to ensure confidentiality, integrity, and
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There are also more serious attackers out there whose goals could range from mining valuable data to even disrupting critical systems like the stock market, power grids, air-traffic controllers programs, and the most dangerous-our nuclear weapons.
Robert Statica – Cybersecurity

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Increase in Cyber Intelligence
With the increase in the cyber crime there are chances increases in demand of cyber intelligence which help in the security purpose. * Open source networking compromises disclosure becoming more common. * Spying is more difficult instead of stealing digit. * It is wise in doing R&D instead of stealing as it requires large ROI. * Cyber intelligence enhances economic motivation & globalization empowerment. * There is continuous interest of nation in the directions and intentions of US.
Vulnerabilities
A vulnerability is defined as a system susceptibility or flaw and an exploitable vulnerability is one which has at least one working attack. Many vulnerabilities are documented in the Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVE) database and vulnerability management is the cyclical practice of identifying, classifying, remediating, and mitigating

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