Student name: Instructor name: Course: Date: Vulnerability assessment Asset identification The asset is a personal computer (laptop) containing personal data and other important data custom designed for commercial reasons. Threat evaluation Under this the first consideration is to look at all the possible vulnerabilities to the safety of my PC. The threat under consideration is a hacking attack. Therefore this assessment will be attempting to evaluate the levels of risk my laptop is exposed to and whether or not am a victim of a hacking attack. a firewall can be setup to stop sniffing and snooping however some hackers are known to bypass firewall appraisal to determine the much that can be lost in an attack risk management indicates how likely is the breach and mitigation shows how to curb such anomalies on personal computers. In all the steps it is key that the user gets to understand the measures to employ to avoid further damage. References Lam Kwok Yan. Information and Communications Security. [Place Of Publication Not Identified] Springer International Pu 2017. Navarro Luis. "Information Security Risks And Managed Security Service". Information Security Technical Report vol 6 no. 3 2001 pp. 28-36. Elsevier BV doi: 10.1016/s1363-4127(01)00305-3. Wylder John. Strategic Information Security. Boca Raton Fl. Auerbach Publications 2004. [...]
Computer/Information Security Assignment - Vulnerability assessment Perform vulnerability assessment of an item or object which is sensitive to you and securing the item or object is very important for you. What is required? + Write two pages assessment which includes the following heading: - Asset Identification - Threat Evaluation - Vulnerability Appraisal - Risk Assessment - Risk Mitigation Please use 10 font size Aerial, 2 pages long document, 1.5 lines spacing, letter size paper, pdf format. If any of these guidelines are not followed then there will be some deduction in marks. The document needs to be submitted online only. Two Points will be deducted for the late submission.