Project #161878 - Cyber Threats and Solutions

Computer Tutors

Subject Computer
Due By (Pacific Time) 01/21/2017 12:00 am

Required Reading

Averbuch A. and Siboni, G. (2013, May). The Classic Cyber Defense Methods Have Failed – What Comes Next? Military and Strategy Affairs, Vol 5 , No. 1. Retrieved from:

Cisco (n.d.). Cisco Cyber Threat Defense Solution Overview. Retrieved from:

Corrin, A. (2015, Jul 1). Defense cyber strategy: We can and will hit back. Retrieved from:          

Lindsey, M.A. (2002). Note1 (Intr1) Security Problems in Computing. Overview of Computer Security2 Outline Characteristics of computer intrusions –Terminology, Types Security. Retrieved from: 

Red Hat, Inc (2006). Red Hat Enterprise Linux Deployment Guide. Read 41: Security Overview and 41.4: Common Exploits and Attacks. Retrieved from:

Schlacter, T. (2015, May 8). Cybersecurity: The Best Defense is a Good Offense, Mysterious Universe. Retrieved from:


Case Assignment

Organizations continue to be challenged with an increased cyber vulnerabilities and threats.  Vulnerabilities can exist anywhere in the Internet system.  Some of these could be related to software, a system weakness, or simply brought on in many ways to include hackers, employee errors, or as a result of a disaster. 

For this case, answer the following:

Discuss the types of cyber vulnerabilities and threats for Internet technology (IT) systems (i.e., hardware, software, stored data, and human).

Assignment Expectations

Assignments should be 3-5 full pages, double-spaced, not counting the cover or reference page. Paper format: (a) Cover page, (b) Header, (c) Body. Submit your assignment by the last day of this module. Provide quotations to support your responses.

  • Relevance—All content is connected to the question.
  • Precision—Specific question is addressed. Statements, facts, and statistics are specific and accurate.
  • Depth of discussion—Present and integrate points that lead to deeper issues.
  • Breadth—Multiple perspectives and references, multiple issues/factors considered.
  • Evidence—Points are well-supported with facts, statistics and references.
  • Logic—Presented discussion makes sense; conclusions are logically supported by premises, statements, or factual information.
  • Clarity—Writing is concise, understandable, and contains sufficient detail or examples.
  • Objectivity—Avoids use of first person and subjective bias.
  • References—Sources are listed at the end of the paper.

Use strong credible sources – peer-reviewed references, government documents, and subject matter expert materials to support your answer. Your paper will not exceed 5 pages (excluding cover sheet and reference page(s).


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