Lessons learned from the Mirai Botnet attack of 2016
Research the history of the attack and those responsible.
What did this exploit?
Why was it so much more effective than previous BotNet designs?
What kind of mitigations would you recommend for protection?
For this part of the group assignment, you will be writing a research paper in the following format using APA guidelines:
State the research question you are trying to answer (You will pick 1 of 3 available as a group)
State why the question is important
State the issues involved
State why we should be concerned with resolving whatever issues are involved
State how answering the question will help us
State the implications and consequences of dealing with or resolving the issues involved
REVIEW OF THE LITERATURE
Identify who has tried to answer the question before by doing the following:
Summarize how each of the sources presents and deals with the subject
Explain how each source presents and deals with its findings or results
Explain the relevancy of each source to your research question
State what you learned from each of your sources
State in what way(s) each source contributes to answering your research question
State your answer to your research question
State how and elaborate on how, explain how, illustrate how each of the sources you previously reviewed help you answer your research question
State what questions about your topic you still have that your sources may not have answered
State the conclusions regarding your topic you have reached from having surveyed, interpreted, evaluated the literature
Indicate how each of the sources have contributed to your conclusions (and clearly, accurately, correctly document those sources within your text)
State the implications of your conclusions
State what might be the possible consequences of your conclusions
State the social significance these implications and consequences might have
On a separate page, include a section labeled References which provides the full publication information for all the sources you used in your paper
You should have a MINIMUM of three (4) sources for your paper
Not meeting this minimum requirement of three (4) sources will lead to a lower evaluation of your paper for each missing source
Use APA format for documenting your sources