Chapter 22

Describe Key Security Concepts

It is often tempting to drill right down into the specific technologies that you use to secure network devices, but it is important to take a high-level look at the problems you are striving to guard against. This chapter examines the modern information technology security landscape. It also speaks in general terms about common mitigation and prevention techniques.

This chapter covers the following essential terms and components:

  • Threats

  • Vulnerabilities

  • Exploits

  • Mitigation

  • Security program

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