Securing information systems via a comprehensive approach: Assessing and addressing the primary cyber threats to an organization’s mission-critical information systems Abstract Over the next several pages, this essay shall review the primary cyber-threats to an organization’s mission-critical information systems. The paper will pay especial attention to the information systems infrastructure of the air transportation industry (commercial airlines, to be specific) and will outline how it can be fortified against cyber attacks. A proposal for action will be described along with its advantages and disadvantages and a discussion as to how it might be implemented will be outlined. Clearly, a great deal of time will be devoted to looking at the...The end:
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