Assignment 1: Research the cyber-attack on Estonia from the Russian government. Write a 2 page paper detailing what was done, and how could it have been prevented. Also be sure to discuss any lessons learned from this cyber-attack.
Assignment 2: Do an internet search and look up the different between packet filtering firewalls, and stateful inspection firewalls. In your own words, talk about the advantages and disadvantages of both, and which type of firewall would you use at your place of employment?
Assignment 3: A lot of people have said that a firewall is just a speed bump for a hacker to gain entry into a network. Do you believe that this is true, or not? Please perform a few paragraphs stating your opinion regarding the validity of a firewall, and be sure to comment on at least 2 of your peer’s posts.