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Network Security Part 2: Threats

Posted by Kelson Lawrence on Apr 23, 2013 8:10:00 AM

By Kailin Acheson

If you are a network administrator, you might be familiar with various types of attacks that malicious users might launch against the network in an attempt to destroy it. These attacks, described in Network Security Part 1: Attacks, include passive, active, close-in, insider, and distribution attacks. As a network administrator, you should also be familiar with possible threats to the network. These include physical threats, reconnaissance attacks, and access attacks.

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