Strategies of Mitigation
students will assume the role of lead network security administrator within an organization. Students will then be required to provide instruction pertaining to identifying holes in security countermeasures to newly hired network security technicians. This provides students with experience in not only evaluating vulnerabilities in a network, but also conveying this knowledge to subordinates. These are valuable skills that will be needed in order to design an information assurance plan and ultimately explain its intent to members of the organization.
Prompt: Assume that you are the lead network security expert in your organization. Because of the recent rise in web security issues and the development of the global marketplace, your organization has decided to hire additional network security technicians. Once hired, you are to give a report to these individuals designed to illustrate holes in current security countermeasures, along with ways in which these holes can be filled. In your report, ensure you address the areas mentioned below:
ï‚· An explanation of which web security threats are most prevalent, the hazards they present, and how these threats are exploiting holes in current security countermeasures ï‚· An explanation of the actions that should be taken to prevent existing web security countermeasures from being exploited ï‚· An assessment of the pros and cons of choosing to implement measures such as firewalls, access control measures, and cryptographic systems