Computer Security Risks

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Computer Security Risks by Mind Map: Computer Security Risks

1. Internet and Network Attacks

1.1. Computer Virus

1.1.1. Program that attaches itself to a file, spreads to other files, and cause destructive action called payload to computer.

1.2. Trojan Horse

1.2.1. Malicious program that hides within or look like a legitimate program.

1.3. Safeguard against Internet and Network Attacks

1.3.1. Antivirus Program identify and remove any  virus found in memory, on storage media or incoming files

2. Unauthorized access and use

2.1. Unauthorized access is the use of a computer or network without permission.

2.2. Unauthorized use is the use of a computer or its data for unapproved or possibly illegal activities

2.3. Safeguard Against unauthorized access and use

2.3.1. Access controls define who can access a computer, when they can access it, and what actions they can take

3. Information Theft

3.1. Safeguard against information theft.

3.1.1. Encryption is a process of converting readable data into unreadable characters to prevent unauthorized access

3.2. occurs when someone steals personal or confidential information.