Submitted to: Professor Robert
SE571 Principles of Information Security and Privacy
Keller Graduate School of Management
Date : 10/19/2012
Table of Contents
Executive Summary Company Overview Security Vulnerabilities A hardware and policy Recommended Solutions A Hardware and ploicy soulotion Budget Summary References
The purpose of the report is to assist Aircraft Solutions (AS) in indentifying the most significant Information Technology (IT) security vulnerabilities. AS products and services are at the forefront of the industry and the protection of such is very important as they are an industry leader. The vulnerabilities that will be discussed are the firewall configuration, virtualization of their hardware assets and defining security policy regarding the timeliness of firewall configuration and updates.
Aircraft Solutions, headquarters located in San Diego, California develop and fabricate products and services for companies in the electronic, commercial, defense and aerospace industries. AS is made up of two (2) different divisions, the Commercial Division and the Defense Division. The Commercial Division is located in Chula Vista, CA and the Defense Division is located in Santa Ana, CA. AS company strategy is to offer low cost design and computer aided modeling packages to companies and assists them through the lifecycle of their product in an effort to save money for the consumer while profiting from their business.
Two Security Vulnerabilities
Hardware vulnerabilities. According to the network infrastructure diagram, we can see that there are 5 servers, 2 routers, 1 switcher, and 1 firewall. Each one of those servers is operate by a specific department, and all of those servers are connected to the main database server.The connection between each department’s server to the main database server take