Elements of Information Security

As per Ethicalhackx‘s lecture notes and slides, the following are the elements of information security. Confidentiality Integrity Availability Authenticity Non-Repudiation I am not going in details of them. However, I want to briefly define them as mentioned in page 6 of lecture notes and slides. Confidentiality means “Authorized to have access“. Integrity means “Trustworthiness of […]

What is Information Security all about?

To understand what Information Security is all about, one needs to understand the following definition of Information Security. “Information Security ensures the confidentiality, integrity, and availability” [1]. Now that the reader of this blog has understood the basic definition, time to go in details what do Confidentiality, Integrity and Availability mean. Confidentiality: We want to […]