NTC 362 Week 5 DQ 3

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NTC 362 Week 5 DQ 3What are the predominant electronic and physical threats to communications networks? This is only the preview, to view the complete answer to the DQ you will have to buy itANSWERThe predominant electronic and physical threats to communications networks arenumerous. The following is a short list.Electronic:Viruses: Users downloading viruses is a major problem. Most companies requirement-virus software to run on the PC's and servers. The virus can come from downloads, emails, shared files from other employees, etc. Anytime a system connectsto another system and exchanges files, there is a potential for a virus. A virus canspread quickly, attaching itself to emails and quickly infecting large portions of the network.Malware: Software created and distributed with a malicious intent. It performs some function, such as reformatting hard drives,

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