Chapter 1. The Weakest Link: Internal Network Security
This chapter covers the following topics:
The rapid spread of e-commerce, e-learning, and e-business coupled with the growing reliance on information technology (IT) as a business enabler brings new information security challenges to organizations, including the following:
- Increased vulnerability-based attacks, which can cause large-scale business disruptions and directly result in productivity loss.
- Diminished security boundaries resulting in an increase in unauthorized access and internal attacks. The lack ...