information security


What is Enumeration?

Enumeration is the process of extracting user names, machine names, network resources, shares, and services from a system or network. In the enumeration phase, attacker creates active connections with system and performs directed queries to gain more information about the target. The attackers use the information collected by means of enumeration to identify the vulnerabilities or weak points in the system security, which helps them exploit the target system. It allows attacker perform password attacks …

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Information Security of Threat

Information Security of Threat and a vulnerability are not one and also the same. Security of Threat may be a person or event that has the potential for impacting a valuable resource in a very negative manner. A vulnerability is that quality of a resource or its environment that enables the threat to be complete. AN armed robber is AN example of a threat. A bank teller is AN example of a valuable resource which …

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