Brief Survey on Network Security Attacks and Avoidance Mechanism
Due to active need of computer's in business and other organizations many networks has been established. In
today scenario attacks on computer networks has increased to a great extend. Networks are very much needed but they are
very prone to attacks. Network security is the security provided to a network from unauthorized access and risks. It is the
duty of network administrators to adopt preventive measures to protect their networks from potential security threats.
Computer networks that are involved in every day transactions and communication within the government, individuals, or
business require security. The most common and simple way of protecting a network resource is by assigning it a unique
name and a corresponding password. There are several types of attacks which can go through in our networks or edge
devices. In this paper we will study different types of attacks and how to protect our network.
Keywords: Security Goal; Security Attacks; Defensive mechanisms.