BAC2316  CYBER SECURITY.

UNIVERSITY EXAMINATIONS: 2018/2019
EXAMINATION FOR THE DEGREE OF BACHELOR OF SCIENCE IN APPLIED
COMPUTING
BAC2316 CYBER SECURITY
FULL TIME/PART TIME
DATE: DECEMBER, 2018 TIME: 2 HOURS
INSTRUCTIONS: Answer Question One & ANY OTHER TWO questions.

QUESTION ONE
a) Discuss how cryptanalysis techniques are facilitated (5 Marks)
b) Discuss Secure Electronic Transaction(SET) process (6 Marks)
c) Explain the challenges associated with intrusion detection systems (5 Marks)
d) Elaborate on any the laws addressing cybercrime (6 Marks)
e) Explain in detail how Secure Socket layer work (8 Marks)
QUESTION TWO
a) Describe the operating principles of malwares that attack cyber (6 Marks)
b) Describe how the various types of firewalls work (8 Marks)
c) What is war dialing for remote connectivity? Explain the software used for war dialing
(8 Marks)
QUESTION THREE
a) Describe the concepts used in the Anomaly intrusion detection system (6 Marks)
b) Explain the various tools and technologies used for hacking (8 Marks)
c) Discuss how Advanced Persistent threats affects the web access (6 Marks)
QUESTION FOUR
a) Describe the different types of VPN indicating their importance (8 Marks)
b) List and explain any two password management practices (6 Marks)
c) Describe the process of investigating cybercrime (6 Marks)
QUESTION FIVE
a) Using examples discuss how cloud computing and mobile computing threats have become a
challenge to cyber security (8 Marks)
b) What is VOIP hacking? Explain the counter measures for it (8 Marks)
c) Explain any two tools used to check for cybercrime vulnerabilities (4 Marks)

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