Network Security

Safety concept: Closed Padlock on digital background

You should be able to…

  • Identify different forms of network attacks (Passive, Active, Insider, Brute Force, Denial of Service, Phishing and SQL injections)
  • Discuss how network threats can be minimised with reference to; Network Policy, Penetration Testing, Network Forensics, Passwords, User Access Levels, Anti-Malware Software and Encryption

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Your notes need to cover the following…

Forms of Attack (What are they?)

  • Passive attack…
  • Active attack…
  • Insider attack…
  • Brute Force attack…
  • Denial of Service…
  • Phishing…
  • SQL injections…

Preventing Attacks (What are they?)

  • Network Policy
  • Penetration Testing
  • Network Forensics
  • Passwords
  • User Access Levels
  • Anti-Malware Software
  • Encryption

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