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Academia Journal of Scientific Research 7(10): 581-587, October 2019
DOI: 10.15413/ajsr.2019.0138
ISSN: 2315-7712
2019 Academia Publishing 

Abstract

 


Computer network security in Ghana: Risks and protective measures
 

Accepted 30th April 2019

 
Sarpong B1 and Li Z2

1School of Internet of Things and Engineering Jiangnan University-China.
2School of Internet of Things and Engineering Jiangnan University-China.
 

With the ushering in of the information age, a wide range of technologies in the field of computer science have emerged such that many network techniques are broadly utilized in different sectors of the society at large and in its wake not only has made great economic and social benefits, but also have immensely promoted the rapid development in culture and systems. The openness and adaptability of computer network has brought us a ton of benefits both throughout our lives and work; it has also caused a series of information security problems which put our lives at risk. With the fast advancement of computer network technology, ensuring the security of the computer becomes a very essential factor that cannot be disregarded. Three major threats confronting computer network security include: threat from hackers, computer virus and denial of service attacks whiles some measures leading to the safety of the network also include legal measures, technical measures as well as, management measures. This paper seeks to investigate the primary risk confronting computer network security, address system security innovations and advances to help tackle the shrouded risk of the current basic system security.

Key words: Information age, computer network, information security.
 

This is an open access article published under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

Cite this article as:

Sarpong B, Li Z (2019). Computer network security in Ghana: Risks and protective measures. Acad. J. Sci. Res. 7(10): 581-587.

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