Assignment Details

An important issue facing the network and its security is the spread of malicious software. There are regular reports about organizations that have been impacted by malicious software.

  • Prepare a paper that discusses this issue. The paper should identify and describe various issues related to network security, including (but not limited to) the following:
    • Viruses 
    • Worms
    • Buffer overflows
    • Network traffic pilfering
    • Man-in-the middle attacks
  • Provide recommendations for mechanisms that can be applied to reduce the spread and impact of each.

Provide a statistical breakdown of how each of the above network security bullets impact the corporate industry and how security professionals should focus their efforts based on this statistical assessment.

Submit your paper in Word. It should be 3-4 pages (excluding title page, abstract, and references page), professionally presented, and must use APA format. An introduction and conclusion are required.

IT Security Week 2