For this assignment, you must compare different tools and algorithms commonly used in the industry for threat prevention, detection, and control.
You must include the following:
Length: 4-6 pages
Resources: Minimum of 5 scholarly resources
The use of security information event management (SIEM) software detected that a malware attack originated from an international source. As the cybersecurity analyst of FSB with critical infrastructure and mission-sensitive information, you have determined that the external hackers have the motivation to cause business disruption. The virus penetrated the enterprise’s IT infrastructure, infecting servers, desktops, and laptops; destroying information; and spreading ransomware. The payload of the virus deleted mission-critical files and changed file extensions for all database files.
The attacks have crippled the organization’s ability to make timely business decisions. Further investigation of logs using a security information event management application revealed that there had been significant internal attacks including sniffing, MAC spoofing, WEP/WPA cracking, AP spoofing, and DoS of the company resources due to the weak wireless infrastructure. These attacks have weakened the security posture of the organization.
For this assignment, you must write an academic paper in which you address the malware attack. Your paper should include the following:
Length: 6-8 pages academic paper
References: Minimum of 5 scholarly resources
Eling, M., & Wirfs, J. (2019). Innovative applications of O.R.: What are the actual costs of cyber risk events?
Johnson, K. N. (2016). Managing cyber risks. Georgia Law Review, 50(2): 547-592.
Radanliev, P., De Roure, D.C., Nicolescu, R., Huth, M., Mantilla, R., Cannaly, S., & Burnap, P. (2018). Future developments in cyber risk assessment for the internet of things