Write short notes on Internal Threats and external threats to Computer System

A Management Information System ICT Revision Questions and Answers


SN Internal Threats External Threats
1 Those threats which are generated within the organizational system (hardware and software )by the use

of internal staff

Those threats which are generated in the system from outside the system or organization
2 Internal   threats    may    arises    due   to

altering of the data during input

There may be removal of information from

the website

3 It may be generated through unauthorized system use, including the theft of computer time and


There may be destruction of system integrity
4 It may be committed by modifying the software making illegal copies, or

using it in an authorized manner

Transmission of viruses by email
5 It may be committed due to grudges among     the     staffs    within     the




of email and electronics


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