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Please tell me three things you learned from Chapter 5 that you didn’t know prior to reading the chapter.
Chapter 5- Digital Security, Ethics, and Privacy Objectives
After reading chapter five, you should be able to:
- Define the term, digital security risks, and briefly describe the types of cybercriminals
- Describe various types of Internet and network attacks (malware, botnets, denial of service attacks, back doors, and spoofing) and explain ways to safeguard against these attacks, including firewalls
- Discuss techniques to prevent unauthorized computer access and use, including access controls, user names, passwords, possessed objects, and biometric devices
- Explain ways that software manufacturers protect against software piracy
- Discuss how encryption, digital signatures, and digital certificates work
- Identify safeguards against hardware theft, vandalism, and failure
- Explain options available for backing up
- Identify risks and safeguards associated with wireless communications
- Recognize issues related to information accuracy, intellectual property rights, codes of conduct, and green computing
- Discuss issues surrounding information privacy, including electronic profiles, cookies, phishing, spyware and adware, social engineering, privacy laws, employee monitoring, and content filtering