Network security threats 2

  • Created by: Tomiwaq
  • Created on: 05-04-19 16:30
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  • Network Security threats
    • The weak points of secure systems
      • People are often the weak points
      • Social engineering is a way of gaining sensitive information
        • An example would be over the phone trying to get confidential information
        • An example would be phishing. This is sending emails claiming to be a business
        • Many email programs have anti-phishing features that will reduce the number of emails
    • SQL injections
      • Structured Query Language
      • One of the main coding languages used to access information
      • An example is when you enter your PIN number and the website's SQL code is executed
      • If a website's SQL code is insecure hackers can easily get past the firewall

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