Denial-of-Service attacks seek to disrupt the availability of a system, preventing authorized individuals from gaining legitimate access to the system or information that it contains. Learn about the ways that attackers engage in denial of service attacks.
- [Instructor] Denial of Service Attacks…are a category of attack that disrupts…the normal use of computing resources.…The CIA triad describes the three goals…of information security professionals:…confidentiality, integrity, and availability.…Most of the attack techniques used by hackers…focus on undermining the confidentiality…or integrity of data.…By far, the most common motivation of an attacker…is to steal sensitive information…such as credit card numbers or social security numbers.…
Attackers might also wish to alter information…in an unauthorized fashion,…such as increasing bank account balances,…or defacing a website.…Some attacks however focus on disrupting…the legitimate use of a system.…Unlike other attacks, these target the availability leg…of the CIA triad.…We call these attacks Denial of Service, or DoS, attacks.…A Denial of Service attack is an attack…that makes a system or resource unavailable…to legitimate users.…
It sends thousands or even millions of requests…to a server, overwhelming it and making it…
Learn about communication and networking best practices, including TCP/IP networking, network security devices, and secure network design and management. Instructor and cybersecurity expert Mike Chapple also includes coverage of converged protocols, network encryption, and wireless networking. You can find Mike's companion study books for this series at the Sybex test prep site and review the complete CISSP Body of Knowledge at https://www.isc2.org/cissp-domains/default.aspx.
- IP addressing
- Switches and routers
- Content distribution networks
- Designing secure networks
- Specialized networking
- Managing secure networks
- Working with virtualized networks like SDNs
- Detecting and preventing network attaches
- Transport encryption
- Wireless networking
- Host security
Skill Level Advanced
CISSP Cert Prep: 2 Asset Securitywith Mike Chapple58m 11s Advanced
1. TCP/IP Networking
2. Network Security Devices
3. Designing Secure Networks
4. Specialized Networking
5. Secure Network Management
6. Virtualized Networks
Port isolation1m 47s
7. Network Attacks
8. Transport Encryption
9. Wireless Networking
10. Host Security
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