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CHALLENGES OF NETWORK SECURITY AND COUNTERMEASURES

CHALLENGES OF NETWORK SECURITY AND COUNTERMEASURES

Information systems have occupied vital position in all spheres of activities whether it is business or scientific or governmental systems, correspondingly the challenges to the systems have also proliferated with the changing times. The paper discussed some of the present threats like malware, spam, denial of services, information theft, social networking and zero day exploits and the extent of damage which are caused by them. Thus, the need of a more secure and smooth environment is felt, where establishment of communication networks, transfer and storage of data, data accession which are always prone to high risk and can be captured by unauthorized intruders. Intrusion Detection and Intrusion Prevention Devices along with enhanced use of firewalls, protocols, e-mail encryption services,... Show More
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