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Capabilities of computing made possible or enhanced by computing technology

The creation and use of computing technology enables new capabilities. For example, information and decision rules can be captured and copied more easily; individuals can be monitored, tracked, and evaluated at increasingly short intervals and at finer levels of detail. Thus, new computing capabilities strain our current norms,

Components of network management software

Briefly describe the network management software components and explain the elements and capabilities of a fault, configuration, accounting, performance, and security server. Please provide something more than the normal out of the book definition, with source information where I can do additional research.

Activities Information Collected During a Day and Privacy

Consider a typical day in your life and list all the instances when your activities get recorded (e.g. cellphone records, e-mail logs). What information is being collected about you that infringes on your privacy? Write about your interactions with the systems and express both the positive and negative effects on you.

Computer Forensics: Research five computer forensics tools.

Using the Library and other internet resources, research five computer forensics tools. For each tool, list the vendor and its functions. Provide screen-shots that shows how three of the tools display forensics evidence that are being analyzed. Compare the forensics functions of three of these tools. At least five functions shou

Usefulness of given UNIX commands to forensic investigators

1. Explain in layman terms the following UNIX commands. For each command, point out its usefulness to forensic investigators. finger showmount mount echo rlogin whoami rsh rpcinfo ypwhich tcpmap telnet 2. What does the term "pipe" mean in UNIX? Give 3 examples to illustrate your answer.

Is it wrong to use neighbor's wireless network to get free Internet access?

Millions of American homes are equipped with wireless networks. If the network is not made secure, any nearby computer with a wireless card can use the network. The range of home wireless networks often extends into neighboring homes, particularly in apartment complexes. If your neighbor's wireless network extends into your home

Responsibilities of the database administrator

What are the responsibilities of the database administrator (DBA)? Could you outline the tasks that he/she has to perform, and what could be the consequences if these matters are not handled?

Define and give examples of the Network Management Systems.

Please answer the following problem in at least 200 words. Define and give examples of the Network Management Systems (NMS). In most industries it is very important to know all the issues. Define and give examples of what it means to have critical network management skills.

Wired vs. Wireless LANs Issues

Your local hospital has decided to extend their offices to another section of the building where it is difficult to have cables installed, and you have been selected as the consultant to handle the related wired vs. wireless issues. You have been tasked with researching and presenting the advantages and disadvantages of both wir

Risks with the project in testing phase

I have a project that deals with multiple systems: SQL server, hosting company, fourth shift server, RBP server. Below, I have listed a list of risks with the project. Please take a look and let me know any other risk or something that I can add to the risk items. The risk is part of the testing phase of the project. I. Risk

Signed number representations

Using a "word" of 15 bits, list all of the possible signed binary numbers and their decimal equivalents in following representations. a. Signed magnitude b. One's complement c. Two's complement

Benefits of DNS & Issues in Configuring or Maintaining DNS

Some time has passed and Jan and Kim have decided that they need to create an Intranet. They intend to implement a Web server for internal use. They realize that they need to implement at least one DNS server. Explain the benefits of using DNS. Also explain to them how DNS is used on the Internet as they are also considering

Wireless LAN Network vs. Traditional Wired Network

Discuss reasons that might make it favorable or unfavorable to install a Wireless LAN network in an organization over a traditional wired network. Find one example such as a university or museum or any other organization and their rationale behind such a decision.

Learning to use internet and find information

Read the article entitled Internet storage boosts Web sites, by Josh Coates located in your web resources, and search the Internet for more sites on Internet storage to learn more about this topic. (2) Write down all the reasons why you would or would not use Internet

Internet enabled technology use

Please help with the following problems. A. One difference between single table manipulation and table join manipulation B. Describe one advantage and one disadvantage of Internet enabled technology use by companies to augment information flow both within and between company departments, partners, and customers?

Comprehensive plan to be used by other company telecommuters

So far, you have done a lot of work to prepare your home computing environment. It is now time to pull it all together into a comprehensive plan that can be used by other company telecommuters when they are setting up their own home computing environment. Create the overall plan according to the details shown below. Plan f

Questions in regards to Post-Control

1. Why have some of the values changed in the columns Cost Per incident, and Frequency of Occurrences? 2. How could a control affect one but not the other?

Calculate the post-control ARO and ALE

I need help again. Here is the problem. Assume a year has passed and there has been improved security by applying a number of controls. Using the information from Table 1 and table 2 in the attached document, calculate the post-control ARO and ALE for each threat category listed. See attached file. Also, can you please

Operating Systems - Information

1. What are some of the many considerations in selecting the correct information system to use for trading futures and stocks? 2. Is Service Oriented Architecture a new solution to information technology, or is it a new name for the rehash of providing the user with what the user wants? Explain your answer. Please help to

User Interface; Software Reuse and Component-Based Software

Sommerville suggested that objects manipulated by users should be drawn from their own domain rather that an computer domain. For the following computerized systems suggest objects for the following users and systems: · a. auto mechanic with an automatic diagnostic system · b. a retail associate on a department store · c.

Explain the concept of cryptography

Explain the concept of cryptography. What are the various types of cryptography? Summarize the mechanisms that make up a strong cryptosystem and how the cryptosystem could be used to secure a system.

Trusted Computer Security Evaluation Criteria

Review the Common Criteria Portal at: 1. Describe the purpose of the Common Criteria (CC). 2. How does the CC differ from the Trusted Computer Security Evaluation Criteria and the Information Technology Security Evaluation Criteria?

Electronic Monitoring

Please provide some discussion about Electronic Monitoring, such as what is used in stores, by employers and by the public. Considering these questions in the response.What common applications of electronic monitoring or surveillance equipment are there? List some examples. Does knowing that an electronic security device is in