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Risk Event Identification
Risk types

A) Strategic Risk-risk of choosing inappr. technology
B) Operating Risk-risk of doing the right things the wrong way
C) Financial Risk- financial resources lost wanted or stolen
D) Informational Risk - data integrity, incomplete transactions, or hackers

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Virus

piece of computer program that inserts itself into some other program

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Worm

Runs independently and normally propogates itself over a network, it cannot attach itself to other programs

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Trojan Horse

program that appears to have a useful function but contains a hidden and unintended function that presents a security risk

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Denial of Service Attack

one computer or group of computers bombards another computer with a flood of network traffic

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Phishing

sending of phony emails to try to lure people to phony websites

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Risk Assessment and Control Activities

1) Risk
2) Threat
3) Vulnerability
4) Safeguards & Controls

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Access Controls

Physical Access-Keyacrd etc
Electronic Access -Built into hardware who can get in and who can't.
User ID's and Passwords

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Firewall

Hardware or software of user identification and authentication that prevents unauthorized users from gaining access to network. Acts as a gatekeeper

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Application Firewall

designed to protect specific application services from attack