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Computer Fundamentals by Anita Goel

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COMPUTER SECURITY

Contents

  • Computer security—Security attacks, security mechanisms, security services
  • Security threat and security attack
  • Malicious software—Virus, worm, trojan horse, javascript, java applet, ActiveX control
  • Hacking—Packet sniffing, password cracking, e-mail hacking
  • Security services—Confidentiality, integrity, authentication, non-repudiation
  • Security mechanisms
    • Cryptography—Secret key cryptography, public-key cryptography, hash function
    • Digital signature—Digital signature algorithms
    • Firewall—Functions of firewall, working principle, types of firewall (packet filter firewall, circuit filter firewall, proxy or application-level firewall)
    • Users identification and authentication—User name and password, smart card, biometrics ...

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