So let us understand these basic terminologies:
- Confidentiality: Ensuring that data is only accessible to authorized users.
- Integrity: Maintaining the accuracy and trustworthiness of data.
- Availability: Ensuring that systems and data are accessible when needed.
Common network threats which include malware, phishing, denial of service (DoS), and data breaches usually exploit weaknesses in network protocols, application vulnerabilities, or device misconfigurations. Let us delve into the security best practices that help network administrators avoid such exploits and secure the applications.