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Interactive technical note that focuses on IT security. It is complemented with a brief Security Game and an interactive example of an attack due to a denial of distributed services (the Ronnie case).The material presents the principle threats to a system and the possible protection measures. It gives us a practical day-to-day view of a systems administrator and the possible costs of a lack of security in IT.
Material Type: Case Study
Technical Format: HTML/Text
Date Added to MERLOT: February 09, 2009
Date Modified in MERLOT: June 10, 2013
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Submitter: idoia olazar
Keywords: Security, Firewall, IT systems, Communication protocols, E-Business, Protection, Technology


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Primary Audience: College General Ed
Mobile Compatibility: Not specified at this time
Technical Requirements: Internet conexion. Internet Navigator
Language: English
Cost Involved: no
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Creative Commons: Creative Commons License
This work is licensed under a Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs 3.0 United States


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