Integrity controls ensure that protected information is safe from unauthorized modification. It ensures that only authroized changes are made to information and that informaiton is not maliciously or accidentally damaged. Integrity controls include the use of hash functions and file integrity monitoring software.
- [Instructor] Information security professionals…must also apply controls to protect…the integrity of information.…As the second leg of the CIA triad,…integrity controls ensure that information…is not altered without authorization.…Integrity controls protect an organization's information…from accidental or intentional tampering…that may come as the result of many different issues.…Integrity failures may result from the intentional…alteration of information, such as an employee altering…his or her salary, or a student altering grades.…
They may come from user error, such as the data entry clerk…accidentally entering the wrong information into a field.…Or, they may come from software or hardware error,…such as an application or hard drive…malfunctioning and writing erroneous data.…Finally, they may come from acts of nature,…such as a lightning strike that alters…information stored on a disk.…Hashing is one of the core controls…used to protect integrity.…A hash function is a mathematical algorithm that computes…
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- The security triad: confidentiality, integrity, and availability
- Security principles
- Resource security
- Data security
- Security controls
- Assessing security controls
- Security policy
- Physical security
Skill Level Intermediate
Q: This course was updated on 05/18/2018. What changed?
A: New videos were added that cover software licensing. In addition, the following topics were updated: integrity, leveraging industry standards, data encryption, security control selection and implementation, audits and assessments, security policy framework, security policy training and procedures, and ethics.
Insights from a Cybersecurity Professionalwith Mike Chapple32m 15s Intermediate
1. The Security Triad
2. Security Principles
3. Resource Security
4. Data Security
5. Data Security Controls
6. Security Controls
Control frameworks3m 55s
7. Assessing Security Controls
8. Security Policy
9. Awareness and Training
10. Physical Security
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