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TICSA TruSecure™ ICSA Certified Security Associate Exam TU0-001 by Shawn Porter, Debra Littlejohn Shinder, Mike Chapple

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Basic Security Threats and Principles

  • Identify the basic security issues associated with system/network design and configuration.

Every week, computer trade magazines report new types of viruses, security breaches, or a vulnerability in an operating system or a critical application. Hackers find “holes” in operating systems or Web servers, and then use them to gain unauthorized access to systems. In this era of information technology, globally networked computers, and the Internet, your systems can be compromised in many ways. You need to account for a system's physical security and ensure that its operating systems and applications are secure as well. Ask yourself, for instance, who has access to the computer system? Have all the latest operating ...

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