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threats affect us all in our information-driven societies. Don't
choose to be helpless.
Processes that Secure Computing
level of dependence on IT increases rapidly each day. But as dependence
increases so does the associated risk. Everybody, not just system
auditors or systems professionals, need to be well informed about
practical computer security. You must be able to know what is safe
computing and what is not. One of the ways of doing that is by
identifying the processes that secure computing.
CYBERCRIME in Nigeria
There is no doubt that cybercrime is an image nightmare for Nigeria. The setup of a working group, the Nigeria Cyber Crime Working Group (NCWG) (http://www.jidaw.com/itsolutions/security5.html) is an indication that cybercrime, especially Internet 419 is a source of concern and embarrassment.
should Cybercrime be fought?
More than 419
Recent disclosures by the EFCC that it had arrested over 500 suspected Advance Fee fraudsters should be a matter of serious concern to both the government and the entire public. Is the war against economic crimes is really succeeding?
As Big As
August, 2003 is
without doubt the month of the worm. And the came the biggest
of all. After
the rude shocks of Blaster and Welchia, Sobig.F marked the third major
attack for Windows users in the month of August, 2003. What is bigger
Intrusion, Before It Stops You!
a key issue in managing IT security. Even if you're not a security pro
or expert, an awareness of security issues always helps. So what are
intrusions? What should you do about intrusions?
The Essence Of
Information System Security And Audit
organizations relying more on IT and Communications systems, there is a
growing interest in System Security and IT Audit. What the objectives of
Information System Security and Audit?
Guidelines On Internet Use
usage becomes more widespread in offices, Risk is everywhere. There is a
need to have guidelines that minimize risks introduced by the Internet.
How do you
protect your system resources, secure your confidential data, avoid
wasteful and costly litigation, protect users from inappropriate content
and guard your corporate image?
Threats to IT
Once IT security is compromised, the benefits of
IT pale into insignificance and IT becomes a curse rather than a
the FIRST University affiliated course on Information System Audit. PGDISA encourages members of this group to discuss various contemporary issues and to contribute articles for the students of the IS Audit course.
Security Notification Service
A free e-mail
notification service that Microsoft uses to send information to
customers about the security of Microsoft products.
A free portal
dedicated completely to the phenomenon of computer viruses. It contains
information and solutions that can prevent these malicious programs from
a Global Virus Observatory that allows you to monitor, in real-time, the
virus status worldwide.
Security Bulletins and Headlines discussing the technical details and
steps you can take to protect your environment.
Microsystems Security Alerts
from Sun Microsystems
Security Resource (NSR)
Security Resource (NSR)
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