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READ:
GOF 5.2 Hacking (pp. 230-235)
GOF 5.2.5 Security (pp. 241-245)
TIA Chapter 9: Securing your System

1.2 Security on ITGSopedia

Security refers to the protection of hardware, software, machines and networks from unauthorized access.
Security measures include restricted access to machines and networks for certain employees or to prevent
access by hackers. The degree of security of information systems largely determines society’s confidence in
the information contained in the systems.




News Articles

Cisco Security Exec Cheers on Android’s Security Flaws
http://www.nytimes.com/external/venturebeat/2011/01/10/10venturebeat-cisco-security-exec-cheers-on-androids-secur-80030.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

A lot of issues described related to security
http://www.onguardonline.gov/

Criminals target mobile devices and social networks
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-12967254

Clean up begins after massive website attack
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-12956919

Facebook profile access 'leaked' claims Symantec
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-13358293

ReviewAndJudge Helps You Identify Which Web Sites are Scams
http://lifehacker.com/5800675/reviewandjudge-helps-you-identify-which-web-sites-are-scams

Antivirus Faceoff: A Non-Alarmist’s Guide to Mac Malware Protection
http://lifehacker.com/5800267/the-non+alarmists-guide-to-mac-malware-protection
Updates and Extra for Chapter 5 Crime

Managing Computer Security (soundbyte)