Monthly Archives: June 2012

Access Control Threats

Access control threats are all the methods by which security controls can be adversely affected or bypassed.  This list of threats is not exhaustive: Denial of service Any method by which legitimate access to a system, service  or resource is … Continue reading

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Intrusion Detection and Intrusion Prevention Systems

IDS, NIDS, HIDS and IPS… IDS’ are the overall group of technology and stands for Intrusion Detection System.  IDS’ are any systems that detects service attacks based on signatures and known baselines and sends out preconfigured alerts and/or records logs.  … Continue reading

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Data Access Controls

Data access controls are those that control access to data – simple right?  Well yes and no.  The rest of the Access Control domain has been discussing the three primary goals of access control: Authentication, Authorisation and Auditing.  It has … Continue reading

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