Reading Review - Managing Risk and Securing your Data


Please read the assigned articles and provide a brief, bulletized review of the following for each article:

  • What are the main takeaway points?
  • Who is the target audience and is the author effective?
  • If you think the article is off the mark, or the author may have a bias, please comment.


  • Send copy via email prior to class
    • This helps me to identify what areas to emphasize in class
  • Print a copy and bring to class for review, then hand it after class
    • In most cases, I will grade the paper copy
  1. Understanding Hidden Threats: Rootkits and Botnets -US-CERT
  2. Avoiding Social Engineering and Phishing Attacks
  3. Wireless Security (pdf)
  4. Protecting Aggregate Data (pdf)
  5. My Career as a Professional Bank Robber ( news)
  6. Call Center Scams (video)

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