Category: Network & OS Security

12.4 – Cryptography-Network and OS Security

Network and OS Security is the most important element in information security; it is in charge of protecting all information passed through computers and networks. It refers to all software and hardware characteristics, functions, operational measures, features, responsibilities, access control…
12.3 – OS Security Threats

Common Trends in OS Malware or malicious software is software that has been developed with evil purpose. It includes worms, ransomware, backdoors, viruses, rootkits, adware, key-loggers, spyware, and Trojan horses, among other malicious programs. It comes in many forms, to…
12.2 – Common Network Security

In modern network security, having only the firewall will not protect your network completely. An opt-layered security model is required, so that security can be provided at a different level. Indeed, a different security device  like IDS/IPS network may be…
12.1 – Common Network Attacks

Before we move into common network attacks, let us discuss major network monitoring tools. Usually, these tools which are used by network administrators to monitor their systems are used by hackers, to scan networks for vulnerabilities before they are attacked.…
12.0 – Network Security

Managing security means understanding risks, and making a decision on how much risk is tolerable. Different levels of security are proper for different organizations. No network is 100 percent safe, so don’t ever think you have got that level of security.…