1) For which of the following, the tester is provided only with partial information about a network? a. White box modelb. Black box modelc. Gray box modeld. None of these Answer: c Solution: In the white box model, the tester has complete information about the network. In the black box model, the tester does not... Continue Reading →
A plaintext message may be hidden in one of two ways. The methods of steganography conceal the existence of the message, whereas the methods of cryptography render the message unintelligible to outsiders by various transformations of the text. Steganography was an obsolete word that was revived by David Kahn and given the meaning it has... Continue Reading →
Dedicated Servers vs Cloud Servers FeaturesDedicated ServersCloud ServersCost FactorFor dedicated server, we have to pay for a specific range. Here we require expert knowledge and high level resources to manage our server, which is very expensive, and the small firms can not afford to have a dedicated server. If we use a dedicated server for... Continue Reading →
The NIST Computer Security Handbook [NIST95] defines the term computer security as follows: The protection afforded to an automated information system in order to attain the applicable objectives of preserving the integrity, availability, and confidentiality of information system resources (includes hardware, software, firmware, information/data, and telecommunications). Photo by George Becker on Pexels.com This definition introduces... Continue Reading →
The Key Factors to became a successful security tester are as follows.Knowledge of Network and Computer Technology.Ability to communicate with management and IT personnel.Understanding of the laws.Ability to use necessary tools.
1) Install Antivirus.2) Update Security Software.3) Avoid Malicious Websites.4) Ignore Unknown Emails.5) Keep Difficult Password.6) Firewall.