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    Database Vulnerabilities

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    connected with one another and tools that automate attacks make hacking easier. In addition, as businesses become more dependent on e-commerce, there is more to lose. II. Problem Definition Organizations are falling victim to intrusion through vulnerabilities that exist in their infrastructures and through security holes in software. Some common examples involving security breaches as stated by Hack Proofing Your Network: ·     Denial-of-Service ·     Information Leakage ·     File Creation, Reading

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    Demographics of Social Vulnerability

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    Social vulnerability is “the characteristics of a person or group in terms of their capacity to anticipate, cope with, resist and recover from the impact of a natural hazard. It involves a combination of factors that determine the degree to which someone’s life and livelihood are put at risk by a discrete and identifiable event in nature or in society (Zurich, 2010).” The difference between social and physical vulnerability is physiological versus psychological. People’s physical vulnerability refers

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    discuss the evaluation process in assessing and calculating vulnerabilities for one of our nation’s Critical Infrastructures identified, as Defense Industrial Base. A vulnerability assessment is a tool used to evaluate weaknesses of a facility against threats and hazards. Norman describes vulnerability as (Norman, 2010, p.32),” Any condition or factor associated with the selected target that can be exploited to carry out an attack – vulnerabilities may be individuals or systems.” The more vulnerable an

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    Vulnerabilities in Othello In the play Othello, the villan Iago forms a plan to cause the downfall of Leutenet Micheal Cassio and the Moor Othello. Each of these characters have vulnerabilities and traits that make them ripe for Iago's paln of distruction. The character of Micheal Cassio is easily manipulated. He is very involved with his work as leutenant in Othello's army. He also continues to see the good in people even when they do him wrong. He continues to stay loyal to Othello, even

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    Threats & Vulnerabilities of Mobile Devices

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    concerns. Due to the sensitive and confidential information that would exist on such devices, it is imperative that security solutions and processes are implemented in order to protect and secure such content from the proliferation of threats and vulnerabilities which can affect mobile devices (Juniper Networks, n.d.). Mobile devices are being exposed to a record number of security threats with potentially alarming statistics indicating a 400 percent increase in Android malware for example, while

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    Vulnerability Scanning

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    evaluation of vulnerability scanning. The information provided will ensure that the CIO has the required information to make the best decision in regards to this technology. This paper provides a brief understanding of vulnerability scanning, its many forms, the types of scanners available, the advantages and disadvantages, and the costs involved. Introduction Vulnerability scanning is an automated process that is conducted by an organization’s IT staff to identify any vulnerability that their

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    Abstract Internet Explorer's implementation of SSL contains a vulnerability that allows for an active, undetected, man in the middle attack. No dialogs are shown, no warnings are given. ======================================================================== Description In the normal case, the administrator of a web site might wish to provide secure communication via SSL. To do so, the administrator generates a certificate and has it signed by a Certificate Authority. The generated

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    Free Essay on John Donne - A Journey Through Vulnerability John Donne uses poetry to explore his own identity, express his feelings, and most of all, he uses it to deal with the personal experiences occurring in his life. Donne's poetry is a confrontation or struggle to find a place in this world, or rather, a role to play in a society from which he often finds himself detached or withdrawn. This essay will discuss Donne's states of mind, his views on love, women, religion, his relationship

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    Japan's Economic Growth and America's Vulnerability For years after the end of the second world war, the Japanese suffered from an inferiority complex. This was the result of the American aid to Japan which helped to rebuild their country. Soon the Japanese started producing goods, small stuff at first, like junky toys in the earlier years - but then came better items, much better items. Now it is the Americans that suffer from the inferiority complex, not familiar with being economically

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    The Ethics of Publicizing Security Vulnerabilities Abstract:  In 1988, Robert T. Morris Jr. released the Internet Worm Virus, which essentially shut down the entire internet for a day.  Morris wrote the virus using known vulnerabilities in the UNIX operating system.  When these vulnerabilities are discovered, should they be publicized or kept secret to prevent further attacks?  These issues relate closely to the concepts of open source versus proprietary software development. In 1988

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