Project #161879 - 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: http://www.inss.org.il/uploadImages/systemFiles/MASA5-1Eng5_Averbuch%20and%20Siboni.pdf

Cisco (n.d.). Cisco Cyber Threat Defense Solution Overview. Retrieved from: http://www.cisco.com/c/en/us/solutions/collateral/enterprise-networks/threat-defense/solution_overview_c22-700869.html

Corrin, A. (2015, Jul 1). Defense cyber strategy: We can and will hit back. Retrieved from: http://www.c4isrnet.com/story/military-tech/omr/cyberstrat/2015/07/01/defense-cyber-strategy-power/29558285/          

Lindsey, M.A. (2002). Note1 (Intr1) Security Problems in Computing. Overview of Computer Security2 Outline Characteristics of computer intrusions –Terminology, Types Security. Retrieved from: http://www.slideserve.com/kaylee/note1-intr1-security-problems-in-computing 

Red Hat, Inc (2006). Red Hat Enterprise Linux Deployment Guide. Read 41: Security Overview and 41.4: Common Exploits and Attacks. Retrieved from: https://www.centos.org/docs/5/html/Deployment_Guide-en-US/

Schlacter, T. (2015, May 8). Cybersecurity: The Best Defense is a Good Offense, Mysterious Universe. Retrieved from:
http://mysteriousuniverse.org/2015/05/cyber-security-the-best-defense-is-a-good-offense/

Cyber solutions start with a strong defense and protection methods. Cyber defenses can include strong policies for passwords, software usage and control, encryption techniques, and prevention of unauthorized usage. 

For this SLP, answer the following:

  1. Describe some of the traditional methods of defense for cyber threats (i.e., encryption, software controls, policies, physical security, etc.)?
  2. What are some of the latest methods for cyber defense? 

SLP 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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