What is involved in Defensive computing
Find out what the related areas are that Defensive computing connects with, associates with, correlates with or affects, and which require thought, deliberation, analysis, review and discussion. This unique checklist stands out in a sense that it is not per-se designed to give answers, but to engage the reader and lay out a Defensive computing thinking-frame.
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Below you will find a quick checklist designed to help you think about which Defensive computing related domains to cover and 92 essential critical questions to check off in that domain.
The following domains are covered:
Defensive computing, Antivirus software, Browser security, Comparison of computer viruses, Computer and network surveillance, Computer insecurity, Computer network, Computer security, Computer virus, Computer worm, Data loss prevention software, Email attachments, End-user computing, File extensions, Flash drives, Form grabbing, Internet bot, Internet security, Intrusion detection system, Keystroke logging, Linux malware, Macro virus, Mobile malware, Mobile security, Network security, Palm OS viruses, Privacy-invasive software, Rogue security software, Stopping e-mail abuse, Timeline of computer viruses and worms, Trojan horse, Web threat:
Defensive computing Critical Criteria:
Apply Defensive computing visions and find out what it really means.
– How do we Identify specific Defensive computing investment and emerging trends?
– What is our formula for success in Defensive computing ?
Antivirus software Critical Criteria:
Dissect Antivirus software tactics and gather practices for scaling Antivirus software.
– Do you monitor the effectiveness of your Defensive computing activities?
– How can skill-level changes improve Defensive computing?
Browser security Critical Criteria:
Coach on Browser security governance and assess what counts with Browser security that we are not counting.
– Will new equipment/products be required to facilitate Defensive computing delivery for example is new software needed?
– What are the barriers to increased Defensive computing production?
– Are assumptions made in Defensive computing stated explicitly?
Comparison of computer viruses Critical Criteria:
Check Comparison of computer viruses risks and pay attention to the small things.
– Think of your Defensive computing project. what are the main functions?
– What are specific Defensive computing Rules to follow?
Computer and network surveillance Critical Criteria:
Participate in Computer and network surveillance strategies and check on ways to get started with Computer and network surveillance.
– How do we go about Comparing Defensive computing approaches/solutions?
– What are the long-term Defensive computing goals?
– How do we go about Securing Defensive computing?
Computer insecurity Critical Criteria:
Communicate about Computer insecurity management and inform on and uncover unspoken needs and breakthrough Computer insecurity results.
– Are we making progress? and are we making progress as Defensive computing leaders?
Computer network Critical Criteria:
Chart Computer network decisions and observe effective Computer network.
– What are the success criteria that will indicate that Defensive computing objectives have been met and the benefits delivered?
– Risk factors: what are the characteristics of Defensive computing that make it risky?
– Is the illegal entry into a private computer network a crime in your country?
– What business benefits will Defensive computing goals deliver if achieved?
Computer security Critical Criteria:
Survey Computer security outcomes and test out new things.
– Does your company provide end-user training to all employees on Cybersecurity, either as part of general staff training or specifically on the topic of computer security and company policy?
– Will the selection of a particular product limit the future choices of other computer security or operational modifications and improvements?
– What are your most important goals for the strategic Defensive computing objectives?
– What is Effective Defensive computing?
Computer virus Critical Criteria:
Adapt Computer virus governance and give examples utilizing a core of simple Computer virus skills.
– What are the top 3 things at the forefront of our Defensive computing agendas for the next 3 years?
– How can you measure Defensive computing in a systematic way?
– Is a Defensive computing Team Work effort in place?
Computer worm Critical Criteria:
Administer Computer worm engagements and pioneer acquisition of Computer worm systems.
– How do you determine the key elements that affect Defensive computing workforce satisfaction? how are these elements determined for different workforce groups and segments?
– What will drive Defensive computing change?
– How do we maintain Defensive computings Integrity?
Data loss prevention software Critical Criteria:
Reconstruct Data loss prevention software risks and be persistent.
– What are our best practices for minimizing Defensive computing project risk, while demonstrating incremental value and quick wins throughout the Defensive computing project lifecycle?
– Can we do Defensive computing without complex (expensive) analysis?
– What are the business goals Defensive computing is aiming to achieve?
Email attachments Critical Criteria:
Apply Email attachments projects and revise understanding of Email attachments architectures.
– Consider your own Defensive computing project. what types of organizational problems do you think might be causing or affecting your problem, based on the work done so far?
– Do several people in different organizational units assist with the Defensive computing process?
End-user computing Critical Criteria:
Check End-user computing issues and raise human resource and employment practices for End-user computing.
– Do the Defensive computing decisions we make today help people and the planet tomorrow?
– What are the record-keeping requirements of Defensive computing activities?
– Does Defensive computing appropriately measure and monitor risk?
File extensions Critical Criteria:
Steer File extensions risks and find answers.
– Record-keeping requirements flow from the records needed as inputs, outputs, controls and for transformation of a Defensive computing process. ask yourself: are the records needed as inputs to the Defensive computing process available?
– How do we make it meaningful in connecting Defensive computing with what users do day-to-day?
– Is there any existing Defensive computing governance structure?
Flash drives Critical Criteria:
Jump start Flash drives decisions and plan concise Flash drives education.
– Are media storing data (e.g. dvds, backups, flash drives) encrypted and secured in locked rooms, cabinets or the like?
– Is maximizing Defensive computing protection the same as minimizing Defensive computing loss?
– Dvds, backups, flash drives) encrypted and secured in locked rooms, cabinets or the like?
– Who sets the Defensive computing standards?
– How to Secure Defensive computing?
Form grabbing Critical Criteria:
Collaborate on Form grabbing projects and probe using an integrated framework to make sure Form grabbing is getting what it needs.
– Can we add value to the current Defensive computing decision-making process (largely qualitative) by incorporating uncertainty modeling (more quantitative)?
– What are the usability implications of Defensive computing actions?
Internet bot Critical Criteria:
Map Internet bot decisions and prioritize challenges of Internet bot.
– Who is responsible for ensuring appropriate resources (time, people and money) are allocated to Defensive computing?
– Why is Defensive computing important for you now?
Internet security Critical Criteria:
Wrangle Internet security risks and finalize specific methods for Internet security acceptance.
– How do we Improve Defensive computing service perception, and satisfaction?
– How would one define Defensive computing leadership?
– What are our Defensive computing Processes?
Intrusion detection system Critical Criteria:
Track Intrusion detection system strategies and explain and analyze the challenges of Intrusion detection system.
– How do your measurements capture actionable Defensive computing information for use in exceeding your customers expectations and securing your customers engagement?
– Can intrusion detection systems be configured to ignore activity that is generated by authorized scanner operation?
– What is a limitation of a server-based intrusion detection system (ids)?
– Is the scope of Defensive computing defined?
Keystroke logging Critical Criteria:
Reorganize Keystroke logging quality and create a map for yourself.
– Does Defensive computing create potential expectations in other areas that need to be recognized and considered?
– What tools and technologies are needed for a custom Defensive computing project?
Linux malware Critical Criteria:
Model after Linux malware tactics and slay a dragon.
– Think about the people you identified for your Defensive computing project and the project responsibilities you would assign to them. what kind of training do you think they would need to perform these responsibilities effectively?
– What is the total cost related to deploying Defensive computing, including any consulting or professional services?
Macro virus Critical Criteria:
Boost Macro virus decisions and visualize why should people listen to you regarding Macro virus.
– What management system can we use to leverage the Defensive computing experience, ideas, and concerns of the people closest to the work to be done?
– Where do ideas that reach policy makers and planners as proposals for Defensive computing strengthening and reform actually originate?
Mobile malware Critical Criteria:
Devise Mobile malware management and find out what it really means.
– How will you measure your Defensive computing effectiveness?
Mobile security Critical Criteria:
Cut a stake in Mobile security governance and revise understanding of Mobile security architectures.
– what is the best design framework for Defensive computing organization now that, in a post industrial-age if the top-down, command and control model is no longer relevant?
– What is the purpose of Defensive computing in relation to the mission?
– Can Management personnel recognize the monetary benefit of Defensive computing?
Network security Critical Criteria:
Concentrate on Network security decisions and ask questions.
– Do we Make sure to ask about our vendors customer satisfaction rating and references in our particular industry. If the vendor does not know its own rating, it may be a red flag that youre dealing with a company that does not put Customer Service at the forefront. How would a company know what to improve if it had no idea what areas customers felt were lacking?
– What are your results for key measures or indicators of the accomplishment of your Defensive computing strategy and action plans, including building and strengthening core competencies?
– Are the disaster recovery plan (DRP) and the business contingency plan (BCP) tested annually?
– Does the Defensive computing task fit the clients priorities?
Palm OS viruses Critical Criteria:
Huddle over Palm OS viruses leadership and handle a jump-start course to Palm OS viruses.
– Does Defensive computing include applications and information with regulatory compliance significance (or other contractual conditions that must be formally complied with) in a new or unique manner for which no approved security requirements, templates or design models exist?
Privacy-invasive software Critical Criteria:
Communicate about Privacy-invasive software visions and observe effective Privacy-invasive software.
– Which individuals, teams or departments will be involved in Defensive computing?
Rogue security software Critical Criteria:
Coach on Rogue security software governance and correct better engagement with Rogue security software results.
– What prevents me from making the changes I know will make me a more effective Defensive computing leader?
Stopping e-mail abuse Critical Criteria:
Participate in Stopping e-mail abuse planning and report on setting up Stopping e-mail abuse without losing ground.
– What vendors make products that address the Defensive computing needs?
Timeline of computer viruses and worms Critical Criteria:
Study Timeline of computer viruses and worms governance and define what our big hairy audacious Timeline of computer viruses and worms goal is.
– Why are Defensive computing skills important?
Trojan horse Critical Criteria:
Scan Trojan horse management and devote time assessing Trojan horse and its risk.
– Do those selected for the Defensive computing team have a good general understanding of what Defensive computing is all about?
– Will Defensive computing deliverables need to be tested and, if so, by whom?
– Is Defensive computing Required?
Web threat Critical Criteria:
Co-operate on Web threat quality and diversify disclosure of information – dealing with confidential Web threat information.
– What are the key elements of your Defensive computing performance improvement system, including your evaluation, organizational learning, and innovation processes?
– How do we ensure that implementations of Defensive computing products are done in a way that ensures safety?
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Author: Gerard Blokdijk
CEO at The Art of Service | http://theartofservice.com
Gerard is the CEO at The Art of Service. He has been providing information technology insights, talks, tools and products to organizations in a wide range of industries for over 25 years. Gerard is a widely recognized and respected information expert. Gerard founded The Art of Service consulting business in 2000. Gerard has authored numerous published books to date.
To address the criteria in this checklist, these selected resources are provided for sources of further research and information:
Defensive computing External links:
The pillars of Defensive Computing – CNET
Defensive Computing – Information Security for Individuals
Defensive computing – O’Reilly Media
Antivirus software External links:
The best antivirus software of 2017 | TechRadar
Norton Security Deluxe – Antivirus Software | Norton
Consumer antivirus software providers for Windows
Browser security External links:
Stronger Browser Security Standards – eBay Seller Center
Chrome Browser Security – Chrome for Businesses
TFCU – Browser Security
Comparison of computer viruses External links:
Comparison of computer viruses – update.revolvy.com
https://update.revolvy.com/topic/Comparison of computer viruses
Computer and network surveillance External links:
Computer and network surveillance – The Art of Service
Computer and network surveillance images, pictures, …
Computer and network surveillance!! – YouTube
Computer insecurity External links:
Computer insecurity – ScienceDaily
ERIC – Computer Insecurity., Chronicle of Higher …
Computer network External links:
Technical Support | Computer Repair | Computer Network
How to find my computer network name – Mil Incorporated
Computer security External links:
NIST Computer Security Resource Center | CSRC
Computer Security (Cybersecurity) – The New York Times
Computer Security Products for Home Users | Kaspersky Lab …
Computer virus External links:
Computer Virus – ABC News
Don’t fall for this computer virus scam! – May. 12, 2017
FixMeStick | The Leading Computer Virus Cleaner
Computer worm External links:
A computer worm is a standalone malware computer program that replicates itself in order to spread to other computers. Often, it uses a computer network to spread itself, relying on security failures on the target computer to access it.
What is computer worm? – Definition from WhatIs.com
Stuxnet | computer worm | Britannica.com
Data loss prevention software External links:
Acquiring Symantec Data Loss Prevention Software
Data Loss Prevention Software from Virtru
Data Loss Prevention Software | Safetica
Email attachments External links:
Droid won’t open email attachments | Verizon Community
Using Caution with Email Attachments | US-CERT
Add Email Attachments – XFINITY Connect Help
End-user computing External links:
end-user computing risk management | CIMCON Software
File extensions External links:
1301: File Extensions – explain xkcd
How to Remove File Extensions | Techwalla.com
Flash drives External links:
USB Flash Drives | PNY
Flash Drives for Freedom
PhotoFlashDrive – Custom USB Flash Drives & Packaging
Internet bot External links:
Internet Bot | Know Your Meme
4 Answers – Can I make an internet bot in Java? – Quora
7 Answers – How to create an Internet bot – Quora
Internet security External links:
Antivirus Software, Internet Security, Spyware and …
Internet Security | Home Network Protection | Avast
Center for Internet Security – Official Site
Intrusion detection system External links:
Intrusion Detection System Design and Installation
Keystroke logging External links:
Keystroke Logging | Mobistealth
Keystroke Logging Banner – CERT
Keystroke Logging – LifeLock
Linux malware External links:
Linux Malware Targets IoT Devices | IoT Security Headlines
Macro virus External links:
Macro Virus Definition | Investopedia
What is macro virus? Webopedia Definition
What is a Macro Virus? – Definition from Techopedia
Mobile security External links:
Mobile Security Solutions – Blue Cedar
McAfee Mobile Security & Lock – Android Apps on Google Play
Find Your Lost or Stolen Android Device | AVG Mobile Security
Network security External links:
Firewall Management Software | Network Security …
NIKSUN – Network Security and Performance
IANS – Institute for Applied Network Security
Palm OS viruses External links:
Palm OS viruses – broom02.revolvy.com
https://broom02.revolvy.com/topic/Palm OS viruses
Palm OS virusesの意味・使い方 – 英和辞典 Weblio辞書
Palm OS viruses – Infogalactic: the planetary knowledge core
Privacy-invasive software External links:
CiteSeerX — Privacy-Invasive Software in File-Sharing …
PIS – Privacy-Invasive Software | AcronymFinder
Privacy-invasive Software – FRS
Stopping e-mail abuse External links:
Stopping e-mail abuse – fact-index.com
“Stopping e-mail abuse” on Revolvy.com
https://update.revolvy.com/topic/Stopping e-mail abuse&item_type=topic
Stopping E-mail Abuse – OTP Law Corporation
Timeline of computer viruses and worms External links:
Timeline of computer viruses and worms – WOW.com
Timeline of computer viruses and worms – Sensagent.com
http://dictionary.sensagent.com/TIMELINE OF COMPUTER VIRUSES AND WORMS/en-en
Timeline of computer viruses and worms – Revolvy
https://www.revolvy.com/topic/Timeline of computer viruses and worms
Trojan horse External links:
Trojan horse | Story & Facts | Britannica.com
Web threat External links:
RSA Web Threat Detection Product Versions | RSA Link
6.8 Web Threat Protection Flashcards | Quizlet
Security Intelligence Research – Web Threat Analysis