Category: Education

Problems Incurred When Implementing New Technology

[Abstract] The purpose of this document is to describe what types of problems are most likely to be incurred while implementing a technology into an organization, such as the collaboration system into the organization for Kucera Clothiers scenario. Also included within this document are recommendations for how the problems can be resolved. This document is …

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Collaboration System

[Abstract] The purpose of this document is to provide an implementation and management plan, as part of a scenario, for implementing a collaboration system into Kucera Clothiers. Included within this document is a definition of the organizational goals or communication issues the collaboration system will resolve. Also included within this document is an explanation of …

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Project “Phasing In”

[Abstract] The purpose of this document is to explain the term ‚Äúphase in‚Äù and how it relates to phasing in a server cluster. Also included within this document is an explanation of what type of risk analysis needs to be conducted in order to phase in the cluster. This document is intended for anybody looking …

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Problems a Business Can Incur

[Abstract] The purpose of this document is to describe what types of problems are most likely to be incurred while implementing a technology into an organization, such as the collaboration system into the organization for Kucera Clothiers scenario. Also included within this document are recommendations for how the problems can be resolved. This document is …

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Scenario Proposal of a Server Cluster

[Abstract] The purpose of this document is to provide a proposal for a server cluster that will be introduced to Kucera Clothiers. This proposal is based upon a scenario of Kucera Clothiers is looking to improve communications between their corporate headquarters that is located in Chicago and its 3,500 other locations throughout the world. Kucera …

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Proposed Server Cluster for Scenario Business

[Abstract] The purpose of this document is to provide a proposal for a server cluster that will be introduced to Kucera Clothiers. This proposal is based upon a scenario of Kucera Clothiers is looking to improve communications between their corporate headquarters that is located in Chicago and its 3,500 other locations throughout the world. Kucera …

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“Phase In” Equipment into Business Operations

[Abstract] The purpose of this document is to explain the term ‚Äúphase in‚Äù and how it relates to phasing in a server cluster. Also included within this document is an explanation of what type of risk analysis needs to be conducted in order to phase in the cluster. This document is intended for anybody looking …

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Analyze Trends and Technologies

[Abstract] The purpose of this document is to analyze trends and technologies based upon the recommendation I made for a company to utilize a collaboration system in order to improve communications throughout their organization. The recommendation was made based upon a scenario of a company called Kucera Clothiers whose IT strategy was to improve IT …

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Business Trends

[Abstract] The purpose of this document is to describe two different business trends and determine if current business trends have a positive or negative affect on the company by utilizing a scenario of a store that has multiple sites and locations to deliver products in a fast and efficient manner. The corporate IT strategy of …

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Strategic Information Management in Corporate Strategy

[Abstract] The purpose of this document is to critically examine the role of information management in corporate strategy by utilizing a scenario of a store that has multiple sites and locations to deliver products in a fast and efficient manner. The corporate IT strategy is to improve IT communications throughout the organization. There are three …

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Strategic Information Management

[Abstract] The purpose of this document is to provide a basic understanding of managing information systems by utilizing a scenario of a store that has multiple sites and locations to deliver products in a fast and efficient manner. The corporate IT strategy is to improve IT communications throughout the organization. There are three projects under …

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Cyber Crime Offenders

[Abstract] The purpose of this document is intended to discuss motives, opportunity, and means of typical cyber offenders. Also included within this document are three different reasons of why some cyber crime offenders are prosecuted, while others are not. This document is intended for anybody looking to gain a basic understanding of why different people …

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Justice System and Forensic Investigators

[Abstract] The purpose of this document is to discuss three elements of the United States justice system and how they relate to a forensics investigator. This document is intended for anybody looking to gain a basic understanding or knowledge of how the justice system applies to forensic investigators. [Content] Since the advent of the Internet …

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Software Applications Forensic Investigators Use

[Content] In the realm of computer forensics, there are many different software applications and hardware that digital forensic investigators need to use to find evidence against a crime that was committed, protect the evidence so that it maintains its integrity, and then present the evidence that was found. The vast majority of software applications that …

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Hashing Algorithms and CRC Uses

[Abstract] The purpose of this document is to provide a basic understanding of how hashing algorithms and cyclic redundancy checks can be used for evidence, authentication, and filtering. This document is intended for anybody looking to gain a basic understanding or knowledge of how forensic investigators find evidence to be used in a court of …

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Hostile Code and Forensic Investigators

[Abstract] The purpose of this document is to identify five different examples of hostile codes and how they impact information systems. Also included within this document is an explanation of how forensic investigators should find the sources of hostile code. This document is intended for anybody looking to gain a basic knowledge or understanding of …

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Areas Digital Forensic Investigators Find Evidence

[Abstract] The purpose of this document is to provide a basic understanding of computer forensics by identifying five areas in computers and computer applications a forensic investigator can look for digital evidence. Also included within this document are three types of criminal investigations that can utilize the services of computer forensic investigators. Lastly, a description …

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Challenges Forensic Investigators Face

[Abstract] The purpose of this document is to provide a basic understanding of computer forensics by identifying five technology-related challenges that digital forensics investigators are faced with. Also included within this document are solutions to resolve each of the challenges. This document is intended for anybody looking to gain a basic knowledge or understanding of …

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Internet Protocol Security (IPsec)

Abstract The purpose of this document is to provide a basic knowledge and understanding of the Internet Protocol Security otherwise known as IPSec to include additional protocols that are used as part of the IPsec suite. This document is intended for anybody looking to gain a basic knowledge and understand of what IPSec is and …

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Pretty Good Privacy

Abstract The purpose of this document is to provide a basic understanding Pretty Good Privacy (PGP) and how it applies to message security. Also included within this document is an explanation to provide a basic understanding of what functions PGP performs to ensure a message is secured. Finally this paper explains why the first two …

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Digital Signature Properties

Abstract The purpose of this document is to explain specific properties that a digital signature should have. This document also provides an explanation of the differences between direct and arbitrated digital signatures. Lastly this document explains what a suppress-replay attack entails. This document is intended for anybody looking to gain a basic understanding or a …

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Message Authentication

Abstract The purpose of this document is to define message authentication, as well as, to identify different types of attacks that message authentication was designed to protect against. This document is intended for anybody looking to gain a basic knowledge or understanding of message authentication. Content A Message Authentication Code (MAC) is a short piece …

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Public-key Directory

Abstract The purpose of this document is to explain the four key elements to a public-key directory. Also included in this document is an explanation of what a public-key certificate is. This document is intended for anybody looking to gain knowledge about public-keys and public-key certificates. Content When working with the public-key cryptography there is …

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Public-key Cryptography

Abstract The purpose of this document is to provide a basic understanding of public-key cryptography. Also included within this document is a description of the basic components to the public-key cryptography system. This document is intended for anybody looking to gain a basic understanding or knowledge of public-key cryptography. Content When the Internet was first …

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Data Encryption Standard and 3DES

Abstract The purpose of this document is to explain how Data Encryption Standard (DES) works and why 3 DES is now used. Also included within this document is an explanation of why the middle portion of 3DES is a decryption instead of an encryption. The last item talked about within this document is a nonce …

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Link and End-to-End Encryption Techniques

Abstract The purpose of this document is to provide fundamental differences between link and end-to-end encryption techniques. Also included within this document is a description of traffic padding and what its fundamental purpose is. The last item that can be found within this document is a description of differences between a session key and a …

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Encryption Techniques

[Abstract] The purpose of this document is to analyze cryptographic transposition techniques by showing a few examples of some different techniques. The next portion of this document is to provide an answer to the question ‚ÄúIs it possible to decrypt the message that was encrypted with a two-stage transposition technique with a different key?‚Äù The …

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Business Continuity

[Abstract] The purpose of this document is to provide a basic knowledge of how having a business backup plan can maintain business continuity. Also included within this document are guidelines to maintain business continuity and an explanation of some consequences for not following the business continuity guidelines. [Content] When the September 11th attacks on the …

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Choosing a Location for a Network Operations Center (NOC)

[Abstract] The purpose of this document is to provide a basic understanding of network operation centers by identifying three key factors to consider when choosing a location for a network operation center. Also included within this document are five areas of physical security to consider when constructing a network operation center. [Content] When considering constructing …

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Hardening OS X

[Abstract] The purpose of this document is to provide a basic understanding of operating systems and vulnerabilities with hardening practices for ensuring Apple‚Äôs operating system OS X is secured. Also included within this document are methods for ensuring that a web server is secured. [Content] ‚ÄúEvery Mac is secure ‚Äî right out of the box …

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Disposition of Sensitive Information

[Abstract] The purpose of this document is to provide a summary of the article entitled “Disposition Of Sensitive Automated Information” as the author understands this article. Also included within this document is an explanation of how disk encryption can help to protect the information on that disk in the event it was lost or stolen. …

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