Assessment Part 2
To start, use the website https://www.cvedetails.com/top-50-vendor-cvssscore-distribution.php
This website provides a CVSS Score Distribution for the Top 50 Vendors by Total Number of “Distinct” Vulnerabilities. You are to use this website to compare the vulnerabilities of Microsoft, Apple and Linux. Note that Linux will have a couple distributions. Pick a Linux distribution you would utilize in your company.
Compare the statistics of the various operating systems and their respective vulnerabilities. Compare the number of total vulnerabilities and their risk rankings. Which operating system would you use and why? Some things to consider:
· Employee knowledge of the system
· Total cost of the system
· Total cost to secure the system
· Are there any ethical issues by using one vendor?
o For instance, has any vendor been accused of utilizing customer data in a way it was not intended?
The assessment must be submitted in Word format. The assessment should be 1-2 pages in length. The assessment should have a title page and a reference page. These pages are not included in the total page length. You must include at least two original sources in your paper.
For more information on APA style formatting, go to Academic Writer, formerly APA Style Central, under the Academic Tools area of this course.
Also review the university policy on plagiarism. If you have any questions, please contact your professor.
Be sure to include both in-text citations and references for all sources. For more information on APA style formatting, go to Academic Writer, formerly APA Style Central, under the Academic Tools area of this course.