Homework 5 | Computer Science homework help

1. What are some risks, threats, and vulnerabilities commonly found in the workstation domain that must

 

 

 

be mitigated through a layered security strategy?

 

 

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2. File-sharing utilities and client-to-client communication applications can provide the capability to share

 

 

 

files with other users (for instance, peer-to-peer networking or sharing). What risks and/or vulnerabilities

 

are introduced with these applications?

 

 

3. Explain how confidentiality can be achieved in the workstation domain with security controls and

 

 

 

security countermeasures.

 

 

4. Explain how data integrity can be achieved in the workstation domain with security controls and security

 

 

 

countermeasures.

 

 

5. Explain how availability can be achieved in the workstation domain with security controls and security

 

 

 

countermeasures.

 

 

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6. Although users of desktop applications might not create mission-critical data, all of their data represents

 

 

 

a resource that, if lost, can result in a permanent loss of information or productivity. Explain what

 

countermeasures and best practices should be implemented to avoid this potential disaster.

 

 

7. What is the purpose of the Microsoft® Windows Security Configuration and Analysis Snap-In? Explain.

 

8. How would you go about updating the Windows Security Options File? Explain how this option can help

 

 

 

mitigate risk in the workstation domain.

 

 

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9. What does the Microsoft® Windows executable GPResult.exe do and what general information does it

 

 

 

provide? Explain how this application helps mitigate the risks, threats, and vulnerabilities commonly

 

found in the workstation domain.

 

 

10. What is the risk involved in caching logon credentials on a Microsoft® Windows system?

 

11. What is the current URL for the location of the DISA Military STIGs on Microsoft® Windows 7 Operating

 

 

 

Systems?

 

 

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12. Within the Windows 7, Security Technical Implementation Guide (STIG), what are the 3 Vulnerability

 

 

 

Severity Code Definitions defined?

 

 

13. DumpSec is a tool used by system administrators performing information assurance on a Microsoft®

 

 

 

Windows 7 workstation. What is the purpose of this tool?

 

 

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14. From the Windows 7, Security Technical Implementation Guide (STIG), where can Windows 7 – File &

 

 

 

Registry Settings be reviewed and audited on a Windows 7 workstation?

 

 

15. As per DoD and information assurance procedures, who must be notified if any exceptions to DoD STIGs

 

 

 

standards for workstation configurations are to be implemented?

 

 

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