ENGR1762 Computer Networks and Cybersecurity 2018
This assignment contributes 10% of your overall assessment for the topic. The grading for this assignment will be according to the University rating scheme [HD, DN, CR, P, F].
Due Date: Friday 2 November 2018 by 11pm. The assignment should be submitted as a single PDF file to the assignment space FLO.
For the following Threat Categories, describe which type of Control should be put in place in an organisation. Classify the controls as Administrative, Product or Physical, as well as whether the controls will Prevent, Detect, Correct or Compensate.
Accidental corruption of information Loss of intellectual property Software piracy
Theft of information (hacker) Theft of information (employee) Web site defacement
Theft of equipment
Viruses, worms, Trojan horses Elevation of privilege FireƒFlood
To ensure that no malware programs have been installed that attackers
can use to launch a DDoS attack.
Filtering based on source IP
addresses will prevent SYN flood DDoS attacks
A WAF tool can identify and mitigate
application layer attacks
Intrusion detection and prevention
IDSƒIPS use a signature database to identify any threats which can block the attacker or to alert a system
To be prepared to respond quickly
and efficiently to an attack
Antivirus update policy
To ensure that procedures and
process are in place to have current updated software installed.