Wk 3 – Apply: Hacking Threats

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  1. This week, your flooring sales and installation company client wants you to explain the different kinds of attack threats their business faces from hackers.

    Write a 1- to 2-page memo or create a 1- to 2-page table that summarizes attack threats from hackers to any business, noting which are applicable to your client’s business; how the vulnerabilities in a system can be exposed; and countermeasures that can mitigate against threats from attack.

    Describe sniffing attacks, identify a protocol that is vulnerable to sniffing, and suggest appropriate countermeasures.

    Describe session hijacking, provide an example of a specific threat from session hijacking, and recommend appropriate countermeasures for the threat.

    Describe spoofing, provide an example of a specific threat from spoofing, and recommend appropriate countermeasures for the threat.

    Describe poisoning attacks, provide an example of a specific threat from a poisoning attack, and recommend appropriate countermeasures for the threat.

    Describe denial-of-service (DoS) attacks, explain the threat from DoS attacks, and recommended countermeasures that can prevent them.

    Format your references according to APA guidelines.

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