Chapter 2. Introduction to Network Security Threats

Terms you'll need to understand:

  • Denial of service (DoS)

  • Distributed denial of service (DDoS)

  • Reconnaissance attacks

  • Access attacks

  • Internal threats

  • External threats

  • Unstructured threats

  • Structured threats

  • Cisco Secure Access Control Server (CSACS)

  • Cisco Secure Scanner

Techniques you'll need to master:

  • Security policy

  • Types of attacks

  • Cisco security wheel

Introduction to security involves discussing the types of threats we face in our secure environments. Policies and processes help us protect our secure environments from threats in this ever-changing world of security. This chapter introduces a basic understanding of the types of threats we face and the policies and processes necessary for maintaining secure environments.

CSPFA Exam Cram 2 (Exam 642-521)
CCSP CSPFA Exam Cram 2 (Exam Cram 642-521)
ISBN: 0789730235
EAN: 2147483647
Year: 2003
Pages: 218 © 2008-2017.
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