Can Total Quality Management Exist in Cyber Security: Is It Present? Are We Safe?

Can Total Quality Management Exist in Cyber Security: Is It Present? Are We Safe?

Mahesh S. Raisinghani (Texas Woman's University, USA)
DOI: 10.4018/978-1-5225-5634-3.ch070

Abstract

This chapter examines the threats in cyber security. It identifies the risk of cyber attacks and argues the inability to defend against those threats in a cyber security program. The introduction provides a brief history of cyber security and how the information highway arrived at this point in cyber security. The first analysis examines the threats in cyber security in personal, private, and government computer systems. The second analysis examines the approaches to attacking those systems. The third analysis examines threats against private companies and government agencies. The final analysis examines major threats to cyber security.
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What Is Cyber Security?

Cyber Security is defined as the measures taken to protect a computer or computer system (as on the Internet) against unauthorized access or attacks (Webster Dictionary).

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