Misperception on Information Security1 min read
Before getting jumped in depth into Information Security which is a topic bigger than an ocean, let’s take a step back and ask yourself a question, what is Information Security?
Is it all about Hacking and protecting a web site and/or also its associated components like network routers, switches and servers that host that website from un-authorized users. Some might say, it’s related to Intrusion detection and prevention or firewall stuffs. Hardware related, software related etc.
In simple it is all about protecting hard/digital data from un-authorized users. So, another question may arise after this is, what are the areas covered under this?
- Ethical Hacking – Technical activity involving skilled people to assess the hardware’s and software’s in-order to find loopholes in them. Part which almost everyone thinks of.
- ISMS – Information Security management System which deals policies and process of an organization
- Intrusion Detection and Prevention
- Data Leakage Prevention
- End point Securities
- Incident handling and processing
- Security Audits
- and many more…
When a person says that he belongs to or works in Info Sec, he/she could be working on any sub-domains that are listed under.
Each topic will be briefly illustrated on different post later on. Please wait for it, until we publish!