Project #13934 - Computer Security

The Final Project emphasizes computer security best practices. You will be provided with a couple of scenarios related to firewall setup, phishing, virus, malware and spyware protection, privacy, SSL and certificates, Trojans, password strength, and browser cookies. Based on these scenarios, you will write a brief paper describing the threats associated with the scenarios and possible steps to mitigate these risks.

 

Final project scenarios:

  1. You just received a brand new computer for your home environment. It comes with the latest Operating System. You also have an Internet Service Provider where you can easily use the existing network to connect to the Internet and to perform some online banking. Describe the steps you plan to go through to ensure this system remains as secure as possible. Be sure to discuss the details of firewall settings you plan to implement within your operating system, browser privacy settings, and recommended software (e.g., Anti-virus and others) you will install. Also, describe your password strength policy you plan to adopt, and what you envision to do to ensure your online banking site is encrypted and using the proper certificates. Discussion of operating system patches and application updates should also be included. As you discuss these steps, be sure to justify your decisions bringing in possible issues if these steps are not followed. You can discuss this for a specific type of computer (e.g. MAC or PC) to make the scenario more appropriate for your environment.
  2. Your son, who just turned 13, wants to join Facebook and post his picture and contact information on the site. Assuming, you are willing to allow him to have a Facebook account, describe what types of guidelines you would discuss with him to ensure his privacy and security are protected. Be sure to justify your decisions by describing possible issues if your guidelines are not followed.

 

  • Prepare a well-written paper, no more than 10 pages in length, addressing each of the above scenarios. Be sure to clearly separate the scenarios into separate sections of the paper. Only one paper is needed to address both scenarios.

 

Submission requirements:

 Your document should be neat, well-written with minimal grammatical and spelling errors. Your name should be clearly listed on the first page along with the class/section, professor and due date. Your document should contain page numbers at the bottom of each page. Single or double space line formatting is acceptable.

You should name the file yournamefinalproject.docx (or yournamefinalproject.doc). So if my name was Julie Smith, I would name my document juliesmithfinalproject.docx.

Your name should be clearly listed on the first page along with the class/section, professor and due date. Your document should contain page numbers at the bottom of each page. Single or double space line formatting is acceptable. All references used for your report should be included in APA style format.

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Due By (Pacific Time) 10/10/2013 02:36 pm
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