Public key infrastructure

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  • Encryption And Firewall Case Study

    in some kind of communication or requesting access to the system is who, or what, they are professed to be (Rouse, n.d.). The three most common categories are often described as something you know, something you have and lastly something you are (Rouse, n.d.). So if Linen Planet server was requiring as second factor of authentication with say such as a key fob, an employee ID card or common access card (CAC), the entire compromise would have been impossible. Even with the Linen Plant use of encryption for connections to these servers would not have done anything to stop this type of compromise. The connection to server uses HTTPS pages that could use one of two secure protocols to encrypt communications (What is HTTPS, n.d.). The first is SSL (Secure Sockets Layer) and the second is TLS (Transport Layer Security) and both use what is known as an asymmetric Public Key Infrastructure (PKI) system (What is HTTPS, n.d.). With an asymmetric system it uses two keys to encrypt communications, a public key and a private key (What is HTTPS, n.d.). Therefore, anything encrypted with the public key can only be decrypted by the private key and vice-versa (What is HTTPS, n.d.). So after Padma Santhanam password and user ID…

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  • Authentication Digital Signatures

    signatures prevent persons from acting as the originator of a specific document, which is comparable to forgery on a printed text. Authentication is the primary and most critical line of defense in a system and public networks. It is now common in many stores where credit card payment can be electronically signed using a stylus. Digital signatures, however, similar to conventional signatures, can be risky; once a digital signature is exposed to the populace, it is bound to be fabricated.…

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  • Digital Divide Factors

    over 1.34 billion people who populate India, 72.2 percent live in 638,000 villages while the remaining 27.8 percent live in only 5,480 towns and urban agglomerations (Population of India 2016, 2016). While urban cities have some paved roads and public transportation means such as trains and subways, much of the country is still exceedingly rural and lacks modern roadways. Very few cities of India have an adequate public transport system (Singh S. K., 2012). A Minneapolis-based company, Bepex,…

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  • Summary: Neoliberalization Of Water In Peru

    Lima, the capital of Peru failed to render safe water services to all of its residents, especially those with low-incomes. The author stated that around 8.5% of the residents receive water from water trucks, 3.9% from public fountains and 4.3% from boreholes or watercourses. The piped water service is available for only a few hours every day and around 90% of the sewage remains untreated in many parts of the city. The country has become one of the main laboratories in Latin America for…

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  • The Importance Of Drinking Water In The Third World

    turns into an ordeal. As such, world organizations from several developed and undeveloped nations convened recently in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia to identify and target the five most urgent needs currently found in every third world nation--be it Latin America, Africa or elsewhere. Our article below lists them as being drinking water, food supplies, energy sources--renewable or sustainable, infrastructure development and a viable health care system. Although the challenges are formidable,…

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  • The Importance Of Civil Engineering

    What makes a civil engineer different than any of the many other branches of engineering? Well it is certain that all branches of engineering must have a proficient understanding of math, science and technology in order to succeed (Georgia Tech, “What is Engineering”). Civil engineers however must be able to take the knowledge from these three areas and apply to create or enhance public works. A public work is nearly every type of transportation and transportation center, including space…

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  • Akashi Bridge Essay

    also be discussed. Problems encountered during the design and construction phase together with the final solutions to these problems are to be elaborated on. Figure 2 The Akashi Kaikyō Bridge across the Akashi Strait Taken From: (WordPress, 2014) 3.0 The Akashi Bridge a. History Prior to the construction of the Akashi Kaikyō Bridge, ferries were used to carry people into Japan across the Akashi Strait. However, this waterway was known to experience typhoons and harsh sea conditions during…

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  • Ap Essay For Scholarship

    economic growth priorities. India’s need for a comprehensive management program for water resources. The major challenges associated with the water resources management and development in the country are large scale spatial and temporal variation in water availability, droughts and frequent floods, increasing water demand and falling per capita availability, deterioration of water quality, loss of surface storage, increasing conflict within sectors, under and inefficient utilization of…

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  • Impact Of Roads On Socio-Economic Development

    developing their physical infrastructure which provided the basic platform to these nations and open new doors of socio-economic development through enhancement of trade and insurance of smooth flow of productions, goods and services within and outside these countries. Most of the developing countries lack good and improved physical infrastructure due to which these countries are facing problems of accessibility, mobility and transportation of goods and services. Poor…

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  • Security Countermeasures

    the form of network interference through the injection of ad-hoc crafted streams of packets designed to flood the network. Another form is single implementation vulnerability in which the goal is to exploit an irregularity of a particular model of network devices caused by implementation errors. Fortunately, the known threats or possible threats are considered in creating countermeasures (López, Setola, & Wolthusen, 2012, p. 224-226). Countermeasures are unequivocally essential to maintain…

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