In recent years, information security has aroused widespread concern.With our
stepping into information society, computer crimes keep rising and information security
incidents occur frequently. Hackers and fraudsters emerge on the Internet in an
It is very clear that information security incidents are bringing great harm to the
victims, including government departments, organizations,institutions and individuals.
First of all, government may suffer from national security threats. With the help of
computers and the Internet, spies and some weak-minded officials can disclose state
secrets via more advanced skills. Furthermore, companies may lose important trade
secrets ; the public's and users' confidence will be damaged.
Considering seriousness of the problem, we should pay more attention to
information security. Firstly, technology plays a vital role in solving this problem. Since
no system can ever be absolutely safe, both prevention and detection techniques are
necessary to information security management. Finally, organizations and companies
should promote the awareness on information security to its staff. Only in this way can
information security be guaranteed.