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1 Unit 28- Website Development Assignment 1- THEORY P3
2 Overview Of The UnitFancy That! is a business selling fancy dress costumes.They want to create a website to advertise their business with a catalogue the customers can look through.They hope in the future to sell their products online.They have asked you to produce a series of reference guides to help them understand the technical work and the security work that needs to be completed.
3 Summary Of P3For P3, as well as discussing the general security risks which threaten the integrity of data, learners should define the laws and guidelines that a particular website has to adhere to.This could include, for instance, a website that stores users’ details, it will be legally required to comply with the Data Protection Act (DPA).Learners should write a short report, with the use of screen grabs, to evidence their understanding.Overview of security protection mechanisms:firewalls; Secure Socket Layers (SSL); adherence to standards eg strong passwords
4 Completing P3 Create a report or presentation Add the title “The security risks and protection mechanisms involved in website performance”Introduce and summarise your workCover these areas:RisksDifferent site types different risks (hacking, viruses, spam, denial of service). Social networks & blogs vs E-CommerceExamples of websites that have been compromised e.g. SonySecurity SolutionsServer security (e.g. Firewalls / SSL)Good guidance / technology on stopping hacking / malware in organisationOn site / page security (e.g. encryption, passwords, captcha, authentication, E-Commerce verification of payment)Legal & Public Perception ProtectionData Protection Act- are you within the law?CDPA Act- are you within the law?Public Perception- are you ethical in your business practices / political allegiances- could this cause unwanted attention?
5 What Is A Firewall?A firewall is software or hardware that checks information coming from the Internet or a network, and then either blocks it or allows it to pass through to your computer, depending on your firewall settings.A firewall can help prevent hackers or malicious software (such as worms) from gaining access to your computer through a network or the Internet.A firewall can also help stop your computer from sending malicious software to other computers.
6 How Does It Work?The following illustration shows how a firewall works:A firewall isn't the same thing as an antivirus program. To help protect your computer, you need both a firewall and an antivirus and anti-malware program.
7 What Is SSL?SSL (Secure Sockets Layer) is the standard security technology for establishing an encrypted link between a web server and a browser.This link ensures that all data passed between the web server and browsers remain private and integral.