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Mgmt Info Sec Notes Week1

1. List and describe an organization’s three communities of interest that engage in efforts to solve InfoSec problems. Give two or three examples of who might be in each community. The three defined communities are decision makers in Information security, Information technology and non-technical staff. Examples of Information security professionals could include a risk manager or the CISO. The information technology group could include the CIO or a systems administrator. Some examples of Non-technical members could be the CEO or the Director of Human Resources.…


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TCP/IP Security Notes

Patterns IP attacks typically follow a set pattern. This pattern can be recognized, and rules created to help thwart it – this pattern is refered to as an attack signature. Signatures may be used to create IDS rules. Reconnaissance and Discovery Would-be attackers usually engage in a well-understood sequence of activities, called reconnaissance and discovery. During the reconaissance phase The attacker may ping sweep or port probe the target. The purpose of this reconnaissance is to find out what is running and what may be…

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CDIA+ CompTIA Document Imaging Exam Notes

CompTIA CDIA+ Exam: 225-030 85 questions Conventional, linear format. 90 minutes alloted time. Passing Score: 700 out of 900 possible.    Strategy Goals define activities Activities define documents and data Documents and data define technology requirements A process metric is an indicator of the process, ex: how many, how fast. Metrics are taken before, during and after an implementation.

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Comp-Tia’s Security+ Certification Exam Notes

Comp-Tia’s Security+ Exam Exam Number SY0-101 Number of Questions 100 Time Allotted 90 Minutes Passing Score 764/900 Exam Objectives: Available at the CompTia Site Access Control Models MAC Mandatory Access Control – An Administrator createds a predefined set of permissions and assigns them to users and objects (labels) DAC Discretionary Acess Control – The resource owner established who or what has rights to an object (ACL) RBAC Role Based Access Control – Rights are assigned per user role, roles are ususaly based on organizational structure.…

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CompTia Server+ Exam Notes

Exam Facts CompTia Server+ Exam Number SK0-002 Number of Questions :80 Linear Exam Minimum Passing Score :615/900 Time Alloted 90 Minutes Exam Objectives: Available at the CompTia Site here (registration required) Rack notes A full rack is 42 U One U is 1.75 inches therefore a full rack has 73.5 inches of useable space. Never move a full rack. Always remove all equipment first. Install the heaviest parts towards the bottom. ( ex: UPS units) Racks typically have wheels, and most have stabilizer feet.

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