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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.

Installing a Wireless LAN Network in an Organization

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

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.

Biometrics

Should Government Worldwide Biometrics Programs be standardized to have a major impact on global security? Will a global standard on Privacy be required to establish the Biometric Standard?

Governance, Risk Management, and Compliancy

Should Governance, Risk Management, and Compliancy (GRC) become the major focus of the Enterprise as it addresses the crucial aspect of Information Security which is Enterprise Data Protection (EDP)?

Wireless Security

What are some of the challenges facing companies when trying to implement wireless security? How does this affect their security frameworks?

Learning to use internet and find information

Read the article entitled Internet storage boosts Web sites, by Josh Coates located in your web resources http://www.networkworld.com/news/tech/2001/0521tech.html, 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?

Consider a frame being sent using synchronous transmission. The receiver clock is known to be slower than the transmitter clock; the drift is 0.02%. How many bits can be sent before the clock drift results in an error?

Consider a frame being sent using synchronous transmission. Assume that samples are taken at the middle of the bit period and that the clocks are synchronized at the beginning of each frame (that is, there is no synchronization within the frame). The receiver clock is known to be slower than the transmitter clock; the drift is 0

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

Wireless Network Architectures

Details: The design team of the WLAN in your local hospital is debating the use of IEEE 802.11a vs. 802.11g. Compare between the two technologies and make your recommendation to the design team. Objective: Discuss how to build client and wireless Internet applications. Discuss wireless network security concepts

Comparing Wep with WPA

I need assistance comparing (WEP) protocol against (WPA) protocol. As well as determining which protocol is recommend for increased security? What are the differences between authentication and privacy? How are they achieved in a wireless network?

Throughput and Capacity of Operating System and Hardware

Do you agree or disagree that throughput and capacity are determining factors for effectiveness of a system more so than processor speed? Why or why not? What security issues must be resolved now that cannot wait for the next version of Windows® to arrive? Should virus scanning be included in the Operating System

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