CIS 502 WEEK 9 DISCUSSION

CIS 502 WEEK 9 DISCUSSION

 

 

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CIS 502 Week 9 Discussion,

“Security Models and Cloud Operations”  Please respond to the following:

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  • From the first e-Activity, analyze the industry researched for each security model would be most applicable, and explain why you believe that to be the case. Identify the security models from your findings.
  • From the second e-Activity, ascertain the primary way in which the organization that you researched was able to leverage a cloud solution while overcoming its security concerns. Discuss whether or not you believe that the security concerns surrounding cloud operations are warranted. Justify your answers with real-world examples from applicable situations, where appropriate.

CIS 502 Week 9 Discussion,

“Security Models and Cloud Operations”  Please respond to the following:

  • From the first e-Activity, analyze the industry researched for each security model would be most applicable, and explain why you believe that to be the case. Identify the security models from your findings.
  • From the second e-Activity, ascertain the primary way in which the organization that you researched was able to leverage a cloud solution while overcoming its security concerns. Discuss whether or not you believe that the security concerns surrounding cloud operations are warranted. Justify your answers with real-world examples from applicable situations, where appropriate.

 

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CIS 502 Week 9 Discussion,

“Security Models and Cloud Operations”  Please respond to the following:

  • From the first e-Activity, analyze the industry researched for each security model would be most applicable, and explain why you believe that to be the case. Identify the security models from your findings.
  • From the second e-Activity, ascertain the primary way in which the organization that you researched was able to leverage a cloud solution while overcoming its security concerns. Discuss whether or not you believe that the security concerns surrounding cloud operations are warranted. Justify your answers with real-world examples from applicable situations, where appropriate.

CIS 502 Week 9 Discussion,

“Security Models and Cloud Operations”  Please respond to the following:

  • From the first e-Activity, analyze the industry researched for each security model would be most applicable, and explain why you believe that to be the case. Identify the security models from your findings.
  • From the second e-Activity, ascertain the primary way in which the organization that you researched was able to leverage a cloud solution while overcoming its security concerns. Discuss whether or not you believe that the security concerns surrounding cloud operations are warranted. Justify your answers with real-world examples from applicable situations, where appropriate.

 

 

CIS 502 WEEK 8 DISCUSSION

 

 

CIS 502 WEEK 8 DISCUSSION

 

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CIS 502 Week 8 Discussion,

“Logical and Physical Security”  Please respond to the following:

  • From the e-Activity, evaluate the effectiveness of the physical and environmental security measures that the organization you researched used in regard to protecting its assets. Indicate improvements to the organization’s security measures where applicable. Justify your response.
  • Consider a scenario where a financial company, whose management harbors concerns about its immature security posture, has quickly expanded its operations into multiple locations throughout the U.S. Indicate where you believe the company should begin in its securing process with the top-three (3) logical security measures and top-three (3) physical security measures that most concern to you. Justify the main reasons why you believe that the six (6) measures indicated are so critical.

 

 

 

 

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“Logical and Physical Security”  Please respond to the following:

  • From the e-Activity, evaluate the effectiveness of the physical and environmental security measures that the organization you researched used in regard to protecting its assets. Indicate improvements to the organization’s security measures where applicable. Justify your response.
  • Consider a scenario where a financial company, whose management harbors concerns about its immature security posture, has quickly expanded its operations into multiple locations throughout the U.S. Indicate where you believe the company should begin in its securing process with the top-three (3) logical security measures and top-three (3) physical security measures that most concern to you. Justify the main reasons why you believe that the six (6) measures indicated are so critical.

 

 

 

 

 

CIS 502 WEEK 8 CASE STUDY

CIS 502 WEEK 8 CASE STUDY

 

 

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CIS 502 Week 8 Case Study

Case Study: Mobile Device Security and Other Threats

Due Week 8 and worth 110 points

Read the article titled, “Mobile Devices Will Be Biggest Business Security Threat in 2014”, located at http://www.businessnewsdaily.com/5670-mobile-devices-will-be-biggest-business-security-threat-in-2014.html, and reference FIPS 140-2 Security Policy, located at http://csrc.nist.gov/groups/STM/cmvp/documents/140-1/140sp/140sp1648.pdf. In addition, read the Sophos report titled, “Security Threat Report 2014”, located at http://www.sophos.com/en-us/medialibrary/PDFs/other/sophos-security-threat-report-2014.pdf.

Write a three to five (3-5) page paper in which you:

 

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  1. Analyze the emerging security threats presented within the “Security Threat Report 2014” report.
  2. Analyze the major threats to mobile devices, and suggest at least two (2) methods to mitigate the concerns and make the devices more secure from an organizational standpoint. hwacer.com
  3. Justify your response.
  4. Determine whether or not you believe that the mobile device threats are the most critical and disturbing of all of the security threats presented in the articles. Provide a rationale for your response.
  5. Select one (1) security threat, unrelated to mobile devices, that you believe is the most alarming, and explain the main reasons why you believe that the chosen threat warrants concern. Suggest key strategies for mitigating the risk. Justify your response.
  6. Use at least three (3) quality resources in this assignment. Note:Wikipedia and similar Websites do not qualify as quality resources.

Your assignment must follow these formatting requirements:

  • Be typed, double spaced, using Times New Roman font (size 12), with one-inch margins on all sides; citations and references must follow APA or school-specific format. Check with your professor for any additional instructions.
  • Include a cover page containing the title of the assignment, the student’s name, the professor’s name, the course title, and the date. The cover page and the reference page are not included in the required assignment page length.

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The specific course learning outcomes associated with this assignment are:

  • Define common and emerging security issues and management responsibilities.
  • Analyze the methods of managing, controlling, and mitigating security risks and vulnerabilities.
  • Explain access control methods and attacks.
  • Describe the applications and uses of cryptography and encryption.
  • Use technology and information resources to research issues in security management.
  • Write clearly and concisely about the theories of security management using proper writing mechanics and technical style conventions.

 

 

 

 

CIS 502 WEEK 7 DISCUSSION

CIS 502 WEEK 7 DISCUSSION

 

 

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CIS 502 Week 7 Discussion,

“Security Policies and Procedures and Big Data”  Please respond to the following:

  • From the first e-Activity, analyze the chosen organization’s security policies and procedures, and provide an opinion of whether or not its policies and procedures are strong from an information security standpoint. Justify your opinion utilizing specific examples from your research.
  • From the second e-Activity, determine what you believe to be the top two (2) security concerns related to big data, and give your opinion of what you believe are appropriate solutions to those problems, if solutions do exist. Justify your response.

 

CIS 502 Week 7 Discussion,

“Security Policies and Procedures and Big Data”  Please respond to the following:

  • From the first e-Activity, analyze the chosen organization’s security policies and procedures, and provide an opinion of whether or not its policies and procedures are strong from an information security standpoint. Justify your opinion utilizing specific examples from your research.
  • From the second e-Activity, determine what you believe to be the top two (2) security concerns related to big data, and give your opinion of what you believe are appropriate solutions to those problems, if solutions do exist. Justify your response.

 

 

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CIS 502 Week 7 Discussion,

“Security Policies and Procedures and Big Data”  Please respond to the following:

  • From the first e-Activity, analyze the chosen organization’s security policies and procedures, and provide an opinion of whether or not its policies and procedures are strong from an information security standpoint. Justify your opinion utilizing specific examples from your research.
  • From the second e-Activity, determine what you believe to be the top two (2) security concerns related to big data, and give your opinion of what you believe are appropriate solutions to those problems, if solutions do exist. Justify your response.

 

CIS 502 Week 7 Discussion,

“Security Policies and Procedures and Big Data”  Please respond to the following:

  • From the first e-Activity, analyze the chosen organization’s security policies and procedures, and provide an opinion of whether or not its policies and procedures are strong from an information security standpoint. Justify your opinion utilizing specific examples from your research.
  • From the second e-Activity, determine what you believe to be the top two (2) security concerns related to big data, and give your opinion of what you believe are appropriate solutions to those problems, if solutions do exist. Justify your response.

 

CIS 502 WEEK 6 DISCUSSION

CIS 502 WEEK 6 DISCUSSION

 

 

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CIS 502 Week 6 Discussion

“Incident Response and Compliances”  Please respond to the following:

  • From the first e-Activity, determine whether or not you believe that legislation and regulations have had the intended impact on the legal and ethical issues inherent in information security.
  • From the second e-Activity, discuss the specifics of the incident you researched, and analyze the mitigation and recovery tactics that those impacted utilized. Determine whether or not you would have considered a different course of action than the one taken related to the incident that you researched. Justify your answer.

 

 

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CIS 502 Week 6 Discussion

“Incident Response and Compliances”  Please respond to the following:

  • From the first e-Activity, determine whether or not you believe that legislation and regulations have had the intended impact on the legal and ethical issues inherent in information security.
  • From the second e-Activity, discuss the specifics of the incident you researched, and analyze the mitigation and recovery tactics that those impacted utilized. Determine whether or not you would have considered a different course of action than the one taken related to the incident that you researched. Justify your answer.

 

CIS 502 Week 6 Discussion

“Incident Response and Compliances”  Please respond to the following:

  • From the first e-Activity, determine whether or not you believe that legislation and regulations have had the intended impact on the legal and ethical issues inherent in information security.
  • From the second e-Activity, discuss the specifics of the incident you researched, and analyze the mitigation and recovery tactics that those impacted utilized. Determine whether or not you would have considered a different course of action than the one taken related to the incident that you researched. Justify your answer.

 

CIS 502 Week 6 Discussion

“Incident Response and Compliances”  Please respond to the following:

  • From the first e-Activity, determine whether or not you believe that legislation and regulations have had the intended impact on the legal and ethical issues inherent in information security.
  • From the second e-Activity, discuss the specifics of the incident you researched, and analyze the mitigation and recovery tactics that those impacted utilized. Determine whether or not you would have considered a different course of action than the one taken related to the incident that you researched. Justify your answer.

 

 

CIS 502 WEEK 6 ASSIGNMENT 2

CIS 502 WEEK 6 ASSIGNMENT 2

 

 

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CIS 502 Week 6 Assignment 2

Assignment 2: Critical Infrastructure Protection

Due Week 6 and worth 110 points

According to the text, Critical Infrastructure Protection (CIP) is an important cybersecurity initiative that requires careful planning and coordination in protecting our infrastructure.

You may use the following resources in order to complete the assignment,

Write a three to five (3-5) page paper in which you:

 

 

 

  1. Interpret the Department of Homeland Security’s mission, operations and responsibilities.
  2. Detail the Critical Infrastructure Protection (CIP) initiatives, what they protect, and the methods we use to protect our assets.
  3. Analyze the way in which CIP has or has not advanced between the releases of the DHS’ NIPP and the NIST’s Framework for Improving Critical Infrastructure Cybersecurity. Justify your response.
  4. Describe the vulnerabilities that should concern IS professionals who protect the U.S.’s critical infrastructure.

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  1. Suggest three (3) methods to improve the protection of the U.S.’s critical infrastructure, and justify each suggested method.
  2. Evaluate the effectiveness of IS professionals in regard to protecting the U.S.’s critical infrastructure, and indicate the strategic ways that you believe IS professionals could better serve as protectors.
  3. Use at least three (3) quality resources outside of the suggested resources in this assignment.  Note:Wikipedia and similar Websites do not qualify as quality resources.

 

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Your assignment must follow these formatting requirements:

  • Be typed, double spaced, using Times New Roman font (size 12), with one-inch margins on all sides; citations and references must follow APA or school-specific format. Check with your professor for any additional instructions.
  • Include a cover page containing the title of the assignment, the student’s name, the professor’s name, the course title, and the date. The cover page and the reference page are not included in the required assignment page length.

The specific course learning outcomes associated with this assignment are:

  • Analyze the methods of managing, controlling, and mitigating security risks and vulnerabilities.
  • Evaluate potential situations of business interruption and the planning necessary to mitigate the threats involved.
  • Compare and contrast business continuity and disaster recovery planning.
  • Use technology and information resources to research issues in security management.
  • Write clearly and concisely about the theories of security management using proper writing mechanics and technical style conventions.

 

 

 

 

 

CIS 502 WEEK 5 MIDTERM EXAM

CIS 502 WEEK 5 MIDTERM EXAM

 

 

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CIS 502 Week 5 Midterm Exam,

 

 

 

 

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  • Question 1

2 out of 2 points

The statement, “Information systems should be configured to require strong passwords”, is an example of a/an:

 

  • Question 2

2 out of 2 points

Annualized loss expectancy is defined as:

 

  • Question 3

2 out of 2 points

A qualitative risk assessment is used to identify:

CIS 502 WEEK 5 DISCUSSION

CIS 502 WEEK 5 DISCUSSION

 

 

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CIS 502 Week 5 Discussion

“Cryptography”  Please respond to the following:

  • Analyze the overall attributes of symmetric and asymmetric cryptography technologies. Discuss the advantages and disadvantages of each, and speculate upon the main reasons why organizations utilize both technologies today. Give an example of where you would consider using each of these forms of encryption within an organization to support your response.
  • From the e-Activity, give your opinion of whether cryptography should be a part of every email security strategy or if there are specific characteristics of organizations where such measures are not needed. Justify your answer.Hwacer.com

CIS 502 Week 5 Discussion

“Cryptography”  Please respond to the following:

  • Analyze the overall attributes of symmetric and asymmetric cryptography technologies. Discuss the advantages and disadvantages of each, and speculate upon the main reasons why organizations utilize both technologies today. Give an example of where you would consider using each of these forms of encryption within an organization to support your response.
  • From the e-Activity, give your opinion of whether cryptography should be a part of every email security strategy or if there are specific characteristics of organizations where such measures are not needed. Justify your answer.Hwacer.com

CIS 502 Week 5 Discussion

“Cryptography”  Please respond to the following:

  • Analyze the overall attributes of symmetric and asymmetric cryptography technologies. Discuss the advantages and disadvantages of each, and speculate upon the main reasons why organizations utilize both technologies today. Give an example of where you would consider using each of these forms of encryption within an organization to support your response.
  • From the e-Activity, give your opinion of whether cryptography should be a part of every email security strategy or if there are specific characteristics of organizations where such measures are not needed. Justify your answer.Hwacer.com

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CIS 502 Week 5 Discussion

“Cryptography”  Please respond to the following:

  • Analyze the overall attributes of symmetric and asymmetric cryptography technologies. Discuss the advantages and disadvantages of each, and speculate upon the main reasons why organizations utilize both technologies today. Give an example of where you would consider using each of these forms of encryption within an organization to support your response.
  • From the e-Activity, give your opinion of whether cryptography should be a part of every email security strategy or if there are specific characteristics of organizations where such measures are not needed. Justify your answer.Hwacer.com

CIS 502 WEEK 4 DISCUSSION

 

CIS 502 WEEK 4 DISCUSSION

 

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CIS 502 Week 4 Discussion,

“Business Continuity Planning and Disaster Recovery Planning”  Please respond to the following:

  • Imagine that you are trying to receive funding for select planning projects. Compare and contrast the attributes of business continuity and disaster recovery plans, and suggest the primary ways in which you would explain these differences to your employer’s Board of Directors. Hwacer.com
  • From the e-Activity, analyze each company’s plans, and provide three (3) examples of the key ways in which the business continuity and disaster recovery plans of the two (2) organizations are alike and three (3) examples of the ways in which they are different.

 

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CIS 502 Week 4 Discussion,

“Business Continuity Planning and Disaster Recovery Planning”  Please respond to the following:

  • Imagine that you are trying to receive funding for select planning projects. Compare and contrast the attributes of business continuity and disaster recovery plans, and suggest the primary ways in which you would explain these differences to your employer’s Board of Directors. Hwacer.com
  • From the e-Activity, analyze each company’s plans, and provide three (3) examples of the key ways in which the business continuity and disaster recovery plans of the two (2) organizations are alike and three (3) examples of the ways in which they are different.

CIS 502 WEEK 3 DISCUSSION

CIS 502 WEEK 3 DISCUSSION

 

 

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CIS 502 Week 3 Discussion,

“The Security Problem in Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC)”  Please respond to the following:

  • From the e-Activity, contemplate the main reasons why you believe the Francophoned attacks were successful, and explore the key factors that made the social engineering aspect of the attacks so complex and so difficult to identify as malicious.
  • From the e-Activity, based on the complexity of the Francophoned attacks, give your opinion of overall strategies that you believe security professionals could use in order keep up with the sophisticated nature of the attacks that result from the progression and sophistication of technologies.hwacer.com

 

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CIS 502 Week 3 Discussion,

“The Security Problem in Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC)”  Please respond to the following:

  • From the e-Activity, contemplate the main reasons why you believe the Francophoned attacks were successful, and explore the key factors that made the social engineering aspect of the attacks so complex and so difficult to identify as malicious.
  • From the e-Activity, based on the complexity of the Francophoned attacks, give your opinion of overall strategies that you believe security professionals could use in order keep up with the sophisticated nature of the attacks that result from the progression and sophistication of technologies.hwacer.com

 

CIS 502 Week 3 Discussion,

“The Security Problem in Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC)”  Please respond to the following:

  • From the e-Activity, contemplate the main reasons why you believe the Francophoned attacks were successful, and explore the key factors that made the social engineering aspect of the attacks so complex and so difficult to identify as malicious.
  • From the e-Activity, based on the complexity of the Francophoned attacks, give your opinion of overall strategies that you believe security professionals could use in order keep up with the sophisticated nature of the attacks that result from the progression and sophistication of technologies.hwacer.com