Abstract: Computer networks and information systems are used in almost all modern organizations, and the assurance of their safety and security is critical to the organization business continuity. Network administrators and security professionals deploy security tools and equipment to ensure network security and protect organization assets. Hackers and cybercriminals use malicious methods and tools to initiate network attacks and gain access to target organization assets. This paper defines different types of network attacks and their classes also explain the stages and steps of network attacks.
Keywords: Network Security, Data Integrity, Encryption, Authentication, Authorization, Nonrepudiation, Denial-of-Service (DoS) and Distributed Denial-of-Service (DDoS)
| DOI: 10.17148/IJARCCE.2019.8806