Exercises

1.) Search the Web for the Forum of Incident Reponses and Security Teams (FIRST). IN your own words what is the forumís mission?

The Forum of Incident Reponses and Security Teams, aka FIRST, is an international team of security and computer response personal who handle computer security incidents/break ins. They also help to promote and provide members with information, tools, and methods that prevent incidents from happening in the future.

2.) Search the Web for two or more sites that discuss the ongoing responsibilities of the security manager. What other components of security management can be adapted for use in the security management model?

After looking at a few sites there are a one component that could be adapted for use in security management. One of them is the use of Network management can be used in different ways. They can use the firewalls that help prevent people from the outside getting into a company network and it can protect the companyís personal data like SSN, trade secrets, and much more.

Discussion Questions

1.) What area of the SP 800-100 management maintenance model addresses the actions of the content filter described here?

I think I would be defense depth because what the servers protect ads from are when they come through the internet and try to penetrate the servers that way, but it didnít account for someone calling in and them placing the bug via a phone call.

2.) What recommendations would you give SLS for how might select a security management maintenance model?

I say they should look at where else people can access the network to prevent this from happening again. Also, make a security change that prevents bugs like that from being planted via the telephone.

Ethical Decision Making

Do you think this kind of action is unethical because Charlie know he is leaving soon?

†I donít think what he did was ethical, because by putting Iris off until heís gone prevents here from doing her job. It also prevents the company from hiring a good candidate for both the current open position and for his job. If he did it right away and helped out Iris that would have been fine.