Chapter 11 – According to the authors, privacy and security go hand in hand; and hence, privacy cannot be protected without implementing proper security controls and technologies. Today, organizations must make not only reasonable efforts to offer protection of privacy of data, but also must go much further as privacy breaches are damaging to its customers, reputation, and potentially could put the company out of business. As we continue learning from our various professional areas of practice, its no doubt that breaches have become an increasing concern to many businesses and their future operations. Taking Cyberattacks proliferation of 2011 into context, security experts at Intel/McAfee discovered a huge series of cyberattacks on the networks of 72 organizations globally, including the United Nations, governments and corporations.
Q1: Name and describe two types of threats we must protect our information from. Remember, threats and vulnerabilities are two distinct concepts. Please only name and describe threats.