Information Security – Network and Web Security

Connectivity and always-on can be wonderful. The Internet and the wide range of connected devices have made access to digital resources as easy as a mouse-click or a touch. But with increased convenience come increased security vulnerabilities. Every connection to the Internet, and every web page offers another opportunity for attackers to cause damage, gain unauthorized access to information, and impersonate other users. This post gives a brief discussion of various ways in which malicious users cause problems for almost all of us.

See the video on “The Internet: Cybersecurity and Crime” at for a good introduction to Network and Web Security.