Security

A Study on Network Security Aspects and Attacking Methods

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Executive Summary

Network security has become more important to personal computer users, organizations, and the military. With the advent of the internet, security became a major concern and the history of security allows a better understanding of the emergence of security technology. The architecture of the internet, when modified can reduce the possible attacks that can be sent across the network. Knowing the attack methods, allows for the appropriate security to emerge. Many businesses secure themselves from the internet by means of firewalls and encryption mechanisms. The businesses create an "Intranet" to remain connected to the internet but secured from possible threats. The entire field of network security is vast and in an evolutionary stage.

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