Network security is the process of the protection of digital information. The main goals of network security are to:
- Protect confidentiality
- Maintain integrity
- Ensure availability
Considering this, it is imperative that all networks be protected from threats and vulnerabilities for a business to achieve its fullest potential.
- Explain what network security is. Give examples of common network security vulnerabilities and threats. What steps can be taken to mitigate these risks?
- The foundation for network security is based on two related triads: the CIA triangle and the Functional Use triangle. Relate both of these triads; describing a scenario that demonstrates their use.