Malicious activities | ACC 306 Microcomputer Applications for Accountants | Strayer University

 
   

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The three major types of malicious activities that organizations’ information systems face include:

  1. Hostile or malicious insider activity.
  2. Theft of private, proprietary, or sensitive data, by insiders or external attackers.
  3. Large scale DoS (denial-of-service) attacks.

Based on your research:

  • Describe a present-day example of your selected type of malicious activity and its impact on the organization.
  • Specify the countermeasures the organization took to address the malicious activity.