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Graded Assignment Requirements
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Unit 1 Assignment 1: Developments in Hacking, Cybercrime, and Malware
Learning Objectives and Outcomes
You will be able to understand the history of hacking and its current state of the art.
Access the Symantec’s Yearly Internet Security Report from the following link: http://eval.symantec.com/mktginfo/enterprise/white_papers/b-whitepaper_internet_security_threat_report_xv_04-2010.en-us.pdf
This particular report provides information on cutting edge and growing threats to Internet security. Using the background provided by the class so far, as well as your own critical thinking skill, you need to write a summary of the top threats described in the whitepaper. Explain why the threats are important issues and how these threats have changed or are changing.
Access to the Internet
Format: Microsoft Word
Font: Arial, Size 10, Double-Space
Citation Style: Chicago Manual of Style
Length: 1–2 pages
Due By: Unit 2
I have identified the major threats and security concepts from the whitepaper.
I have explained those threats and their importance.
I have explained how threats