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  • Computer Security Issues
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    Trustworthy Computing Continues to Build Momentum The third year of Microsoft's long-term commitment saw progress in technology investments, industry leadership and customer guidance. REDMOND, Wash., Jan. 13, 2005 -- Scott Charney wants people to think of using their computer in the same way they think of using their telephone. Scott Charney, vice president, Trustworthy Computing, Microsoft Corp. Not that Charney, vice president of Trustworthy Computing at Microsoft, is trying to advocate voice ...
  • Computer's E Mail Program
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    According to a 2002 survey by the FBI, 'the threat from computer crime and other information security breaches continues unabated and... the financial toll is mounting. ' Some disturbing statistics include: 90 percent of those responding had at least one security problem. 85 percent had detected viruses on their computers. 80 percent said that they had lost money due to a security problem. 75 percent reported frequent online attacks. Financial losses from Internet security problems continue to g...
  • Advances In Computer Security Law
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    ... jet is any active entity that causes information to flow among passive entities called objects. For example, subject could be a person typing commands which transfer information from a keyboard (an object) to memory (another object), or a process running on the central processing unit that is sending information from a file (an object) to a printer a printer (another object). 2 Confidentiality is roughly equivalent to privacy. If a subject circumvents confidentiality measures designed to pre...
  • Security Systems On Remote Computers
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    The Art of War and E-Commerce How Secure are our Secured Transmissions Sun-Tzu Wu is the reputed author of the Chinese classic Ping-fa (The Art of War), written approximately 475-221 B.C. Penned at a time when China was divided into six or seven states that often resorted to war with each other in their struggles for supremacy, it is a systematic guide to strategy and tactics for rulers and commanders. In doing business on the Internet during this time of rampant computer viruses and hacker atta...
  • Computer Security
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    Ank it Fadia, 19 years old, is an independent computer security and digital intelligence consultant with definitive experience in the field of Internet security. He has authored seven internationally best-selling books on numerous topics related to Computer Security that have been widely appreciated by both professionals and industry leaders the world over. His books have sold a record 120,000 copies across the globe, have been translated into Korean, Portuguese and Polish and are also being use...
  • Computer Hackers
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    Computer Hacking Precis of 'Who's reading your E-mail" by Richard Behar The article exposes the vulnerability of computer data and of corporations with the popularity of the Internet. The Internet can allow hackers access to any computer in the world, with understated ease. Break-ins can go virtually undetected Major corporations and government security departments have acknowledged that hacker break-ins are out of control. Some companies are too fearful to join networks because of this. Softwar...
  • Web O Norton Anti Virus
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    SECURING ELECTRONIC RETAILING SITES AND TRANSACTIONS Attacks earlier in the year on major e-commerce sites, including E Trade; Amazon. com, the leading e-trailer; e Bay, the online auction house; CNN, the news service; Yahoo! ; Buy. com; and Zdnet, a technology news and information web site, have heightened the awareness of securing e-commerce sites ("E-Commerce Sites", 2000, p. 106). This is just the first example of a rampant problem that has cost e-tailing companies millions of dollars in los...
  • Computer Security Peoples
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    'Computer Security' by Time Life Books The book Computer Security written by Time Life Books, explains what computer security is, how it works, and how it affects peoples lives. Without computer security peoples private information can be stolen right off their computer. Computer security is exactly what it sounds like. It is security on a computer to prevent people from accessing a computer. It is very difficult to secure a computer for a computer is like a mechanical human brain and if one has...
  • Its Computers With A Biometric Security System
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    Biometric verification is used to confirm the identity of a person by digitally measuring physical characteristics, such as fingerprints, and comparing those with previously filed information. This biometric information, called bio prints, is stored in a reference database, or written on smart card the person carries. LBV combines several different biometric technologies into one product, providing security without sacrificing user convenience. By replacing - or working in concert with - current...
  • Computer Hackers
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    It seems that the term Hacker has been misused as of late. The media has portrayed all types of computer related crimes under the term Hackers. Which after doing some research on this I find the news media has treated the term unjustly. First I would like to cover the three different terms I found on several Internet sites and their meanings. 1) Hackers- A slang term for a computer enthusiast, a person holds a great deal of knowledge and expertise in the field of computing. 2) Crackers- refers t...
  • Secure In His Virtual World
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    At Large is a non-fiction novel. The true story of Matt Singer (obviously not his real name), who is mentally retarded in reality, but leads a second life as the hacker, Phantomd and Info master. The story takes place from March 1991 to January 1993, and traces the events surrounding Phantomd's escapades as he breaks into one computer system after another. Singer is not an extremely talented hacker. He uses the most well know techniques, but the thing that makes him different is incredible patie...
  • Possible Security Measures
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    PHYSICAL SECURITY The importance of physical security cannot be understated because it ranges from issues of outright theft of a system or key storage component to intervention with the boot drive during startup. Physical security is the basis of computer security. The two main topics of physical security are protection against natural risks and malicious attacks. Natural risks are the most common threats to computer physical security. Power interruption may be hard to recover from. Sometimes it...
  • Security And Surveillance Americans
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    America The nations new conciseness of terrorism, a product of both fear and anger since Sept l lth has changed the way Americans view security, surveillance and their civil liberties. For many Americans the trade for less privacy and more security seems like a reasonable deal to feel safe in their homeland. For others, it looks as if the government is over stepping the line between national security and spying on Americans, its boundaries and invading our privacy. A major issue causing much con...
  • Hospital With Excellent Computer Security
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    Composition II Position Paper Final Draft Hackers cost governments, corporations, and even normal people billions of dollars per year. You might ask, sure, there are those out there for profit, but what about the college student who was just doing it for fun? Profit or fun, it's still theft. In some cases theft of money, in others, theft of information. Just because a person uses a computer should not impact the severity of their punishment. A murderer's punishment is not affected by which weapo...

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