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October 27, 2012  2:18 AM

Essential Operating System Protection Mechanisms – Part VI



Posted by: Robert Davis
Central Processing Unit, Configuration Management, Control Techniques, IAP, ICT, Information Communication Technology, Information Security, Information Security Infrastructure Management, Infrastructure Management, IT Configuration, IT Controls, IT Infrastructure, IT Security Infrastructure, Logical Security, Operational Level Agreement, OS, Risk Management, Risk Mitigation

Sustaining information integrity requires operating system protection Usually, IT network environments orchestrate direction and control through an operating system installed to coordinate processes; including application software. In other words, an operating system performs...

October 25, 2012  3:31 AM

Essential Operating System Protection Mechanisms – Part V



Posted by: Robert Davis
Central Processing Unit, Configuration Management, Control Techniques, IAP, ICT, Information Communication Technology, Information Security, Information Security Infrastructure Management, Infrastructure Management, IT Configuration, IT Controls, IT Infrastructure, IT Security Infrastructure, Logical Security, Operational Level Agreement, OS, Risk Management, Risk Mitigation

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October 20, 2012  12:44 AM

Essential Operating System Protection Mechanisms – Part IV



Posted by: Robert Davis
Central Processing Unit, Configuration Management, Control Techniques, IAP, ICT, Information Communication Technology, Information Security, Information Security Infrastructure Management, Infrastructure Management, IT Configuration, IT Controls, IT Infrastructure, IT Security Infrastructure, Logical Security, Operational Level Agreement, OS, Risk Management, Risk Mitigation

Preventing infinite program loops Processor protection deters infinite program loops that could affect availability. Inserting a timer prevents programs from being stuck in infinite loops, and never returning control to the operating system. The operating system timer...


October 18, 2012  1:18 AM

Essential Operating System Protection Mechanisms – Part III



Posted by: Robert Davis
Central Processing Unit, Configuration Management, Control Techniques, IAP, ICT, Information Communication Technology, Information Security, Information Security Infrastructure Management, IT Configuration, IT Controls, IT Infrastructure, IT Security, IT Security Infrastructure, Logical Security, Operational Level Agreement, OS, Risk Management, Risk Mitigation

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October 13, 2012  12:40 AM

Essential Operating System Protection Mechanisms – Part II



Posted by: Robert Davis
Central Processing Unit, Configuration Management, Control Techniques, IAP, ICT, Information Communication Technology, Information Security, Information Security Infrastructure Management, Infrastructure Management, IT Configuration, IT Controls, IT Infrastructure, IT Security, IT Security Infrastructure, Logical Security, Operational Level Agreement, OS, Risk Management, Risk Mitigation

Deployable operating system protection mechanisms In most instances, the purpose of operating system protection mechanisms are to prevent programs from interfering with each other during processing and to ensure there are no errors in referencing of subroutines in the program...


October 11, 2012  12:39 PM

Essential Operating System Protection Mechanisms – Part I



Posted by: Robert Davis
BYOD, Central Processing Unit, Configuration Management, Control Techniques, IAP, Information Communication Technology, Information Security, Information Security Infrastructure Management, Infrastructure Management, IT Configuration, IT Controls, IT Infrastructure, IT Security, IT Security Infrastructure, Logical Security, Operational Level Agreement, OS, Risk Management, Risk Mitigation

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October 6, 2012  12:16 AM

Online Data Communication Access Controls – Part IV



Posted by: Robert Davis
BYOD, Configuration Management, Distributed Platforms, ICT, Information Assets Protection, Information Security, IT Architecture, IT Configuration, IT Infrastructure, Physical Security, Public Key Infrastructure, QoS, Risk Management, Service Delivery

Data encryption as an access control Data encryption provides an additional level of security and privacy over message transmissions. Data encryption is the re-encoding of electronic signals to disguise their meaning....


October 4, 2012  12:24 AM

Online Data Communication Access Controls – Part III



Posted by: Robert Davis
BYOD, Configuration Management, Distributed Platforms, ICT, Information Assets Protection, Information Security, IT Architecture, IT Configuration, IT Infrastructure, Physical Security, QoS, Risk Management, Service Delivery

Message fragmentation as an access control In computer networking, fragmentation is the communication of a message one parcel at a time. The central computer technology, for example, might only accept one byte of a message in each communication with the sending device. To obtain...


September 29, 2012  12:00 AM

Online Data Communication Access Controls – Part II



Posted by: Robert Davis
BYOD, Configuration Management, Distributed Platforms, ICT, Information Assets Protection, Information Security, IT Architecture, IT Configuration, IT Infrastructure, Physical Security, QoS, Risk Management, Service Delivery

Control over access to communication devices may not be effective in an online infrastructure unless access to the employed communication configuration is also restricted. Yet, many online...


September 26, 2012  11:58 PM

Online Data Communication Access Controls – Part I



Posted by: Robert Davis
Access Controls, BYOD, Configuration Management, Distributed Platforms, ICT, Information and Communication Technology, Information Security, IT Architecture, IT Configuration, IT Infrastructure, Physical Security, QoS, Risk Management, Service Delivery

Access to communication devices should be restricted by physical security access controls. As a particular, access to the communication devices should be restricted in much the...


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