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You are the Information Security Officer at a medium-sized company (1,500 employees). The CIO has asked you to explain why you recommend it is so important to secure your Windows and Unix/Linux servers from known shortcomings/vulnerabilities, explain to your CIO what you can do to make sure your network infrastructure is more secured.

Were do I start, this is for my homework.
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The clue is in the question, Known Vulnerabilities. If they are known then hackers, crakers etc will be able to find out how to exploit them from the web, but as they are known issues there are probably Updates/patches  that address the issues so if you keep your servers patches up to date you should be better equiped to defend against the exploits.
"...Were do I start, this is for my homework..."

How is it going to help you if we do your homework for you?  And more to the point, why should we?
Leon FesterSenior Solutions Architect

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Isn't homework questions against the T&C?

or choose from the following answers:
A. www.google.com
B. www.google.com
C. www.google.com
D. All of the above
D. None of the above

HTH
Information security means protecting information and information systems from unauthorized access, use, disclosure, disruption, modification, perusal, inspection, recording or destruction. Information security is a vast subject read about how to protect your systems so that information do not leak. The first step is to start with a policy document.

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Qlemo"Batchelor", Developer and EE Topic Advisor
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