Explain security measure taken to protect the system.

Explain security measure taken to protect the system.


To protect the system, security measures can be taken at the following levels:

Explain security measure taken to protect the system.


1. Physical:

a. The sites containing computer systems must be physically secured against armed and malicious intruders.

b. The workstations must be carefully protected.


2 Human:

a. Only appropriate users must have the authorization to access the system.

b. Phishing (collecting confidential information) and dumpster diving (collecting basic information so as to gain unauthorized access) must be avoided.


3. Operating system:

 The system must protect itself from accidental or purposeful security breaches.


4 Networking system: 

a. Almost all of the information is shared between different systems via a network.

b. Intercepting these data could be just as harmful as breaking into a computer.

c. Henceforth, Network should be properly secured against such attacks.

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