This system security workbook is ideal for students, non-specialist teachers, NQTs any anyone who wants to learn more about cyber-attacks and network security to gain confidence in the OCR GCSE (9-1) in Computer Science (J276) “1.5 System Security” specification. Can be used in the classroom as a teaching aid, for self-study or as a revision tool.

 

This 37-page PDF which covers the theory and includes ready-to-use tasks and even includes the answers.

 

Table of Contents:

  • What is system security?
  • Forms of attack
  • Active attack
  • Passive attack
  • Social engineering
  • Insider attack
  • Threats posed to networks
  • Hackers and crackers
  • Malware
  • Computer viruses
  • Trojan
  • Spyware
  • Adware
  • Phishing
  • People as the “weak point” in secure systems (social engineering)
  • Blagging
  • Pharming
  • Shouldering
  • Brute Force Attacks
  • Denial of Service Attacks
  • Data Interception
  • Collecting data
  • Manipulating data
  • Data theft
  • SQL injection
  • Poor network policy
  • Weak and default passwords
  • Removable media
  • Unpatched or outdated software
  • Identifying and preventing vulnerabilities
  • Penetration testing
  • Who becomes a penetration hacker?
  • Network forensics
  • Network policies
  • Anti-malware software
  • Firewalls
  • User access levels
  • Passwords
  • Encryption

OCR System Security

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