O'leary Cyber Secutiry

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O'leary Cyber Secutiry

  1. 1. Day 1 Quiz Study Slides
  2. 2.  Cyber Security is the body of technologies, processes, and practices designed to protect networks, computers, programs, and data from attack, damage, or unauthorized access
  3. 3.  National Cyber Security Awareness campaign (stop.think.connect) Stop • Before using the internet consider the risks and learn to spot potential problems Think • Take a moment to be certain the path ahead is clear. Consider how your actions online could impact your safety, or your family’s Connect • Enjoy the Internet with greater confidence, knowing you’ve taken the right steps to safeguard yourself and your computer.
  4. 4.  Anybody can be a threat to TVA’s computer security. Typically, these threats lie in three categories: Cyber Terrorism Hacktivism Scam Artists
  5. 5.  Cyber Terrorism: The use of internet based attacks in terrorist activities Recent news of Chinese Terrorists suspected of hacking US government and business facilities
  6. 6.  Hacktivism: The use of computers and computer networks to promote political ends, chiefly free speech, human rights, and information ethics. Anonymous • Freedom fighters of the internet (digital robin hood) • Known for hacking many government websites • Janurary 25, 2013 Anonymous hacked the United States Commision website
  7. 7.  Scam Artists can be anyone from a loosely organized group to one of your fellow employees. Scams typically intend to steal valuable information related to identification such as: social security numbers, credit card numbers, and passwords.
  8. 8.  So why does TVA need to be worried? TVA controls many valuable resources and the power to the majority of the Tennessee Valley. Reasons to target TVA include: • Making a political statement • Terrorist attacks on nuclear facilities • Steal employee information

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