Identify technology or methods that can be implemented by an organization to prevent a hacking attack.

 Week 10 eActivity 1

Read the article titled “Could Anonymous Take Down Critical U.S. Infrastructure?” found at http://www.pcmag.com/article2/0,2817,2394888,00.asp.  
Be prepared to discuss.

 “Pre-Attack techniques” Please respond to the following:

From the first e-Activity, identify technology or methods that can be implemented by an organization to prevent a hacking attack. Describe the reasons why all organizations haven’t implemented these defensive tactics already. 
Speculate whether pre-attack techniques are controllable from an organization’s perspective.

 Week 10 eActivity 2

There are various forms of securing data and network communications with encryption.  Research two articles that describe how encryption is being used in today’s technology and telecommunication systems.  Review the various methods of encryption and how data can be protected.  
Be prepared to discuss.

 “Encryption” Please respond to the following:

From the second e-Activity, describe at least two technologies that use encryption and provide examples on how these protect security.  
Explain what risks are present if the data is not encrypted.  Give information on other industry-wide accepted encryption methods.

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