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CIS 333 WEEK 4 ASSIGNMENT 1
Assignment 1 – Identifying Potential Malicious Attacks, Threats, and Vulnerabilities
The CIO has seen reports of malicious activity being on the rise and has become extremely concerned
with the protection of the intellectual property and highly sensitive data maintained by your organization.
As one of your first tasks with the organization, the CIO requested you identify and draft a report
identifying potential malicious attacks, threats, and vulnerabilities specific to your organization. Further,
the CIO would like you to briefly explain each item and the potential impact it could have on the
Write a four to five (4-5) page paper in which you:
1. Analyze and assess any potential malicious attacks and threats that may be carried out against
2. Illustrate in writing the potential impact of all identified malicious attacks and threats to the
network and the organization.
3. Analyze and assess all potential vulnerabilities that may exist in the documented network.
4. Illustrate in writing the potential impact of all identified vulnerabilities to the network and the
5. Include at least three (3) references (no more than 2-3 years old) from material outside the