Computer Science Questions and Answers: Threats, Security and typical causes of computer failures Part - 3

1. What are the possible threats to a computer system and how to provide security?
Answer: Threats
a. Privacy
b. Integrity
c. Environmental damage
d. Human threats
e. Software threats
f. Unauthorized access
g. Computer viruses

a. Physical protection of machine and media.
b. Giving passwords and users ID
c. Using Licensed software
d. Use of Cryptography
e. Use of Spike busters and UPS

2) Explain the typical causes of computer failures.
a. Break down of components.
b. Excessive dust or humidity
c. Virus
d. Voltage fluctuation
e. Corrosion