Today's Techno bandits generally fall one of three groups, listed in the order of the threat they pose: 1. Current or former computer operations employees. 2. Career criminals who use computers to ply their trade. 3. The hacker. Outsiders who break into computer systems are sometimes more of a threat, but employees and ex-employees are usually in a better position to steal. Because we rely more and more on computers, we also depend on those who make them and run them.
Today our society has evolved beyond the expectations of our founding fathers. Humans flying through the air from destination to destination, being able to send information almost instantaneously, to receiving high definition photos of the furthest celestial bodies known in our solar system, our technology has literally and figuratively rocketed the human race into the future. While our technology becomes increasingly more advanced so does the ability to steal information from these systems. Cyber
and resources. With the arrival of personal computers to manipulate information and access computers by telephone, increasing numbers of crimes--electronic trespassing, copyrighted-information piracy, vandalism--have been committed by computer hobbyists, known as "hackers," who display a high level of technical expertise. For many years, the term hacker defined
knowledge, access, and resources. With the arrival of personal computers to manipulate information and access computers by telephone, increasing numbers of crimes--electronic trespassing, copyrighted-information piracy, vandalism--have been
1.4 How do an organization’s business processes and lines of business affect the design of its AIS? Give several examples of how differences among organizations are reflected in their AIS. An organization’s AIS must reflect its business processes and its line of business. For example: * Manufacturing companies will need a set of procedures and documents for the production cycle; non-manufacturing companies do not. * Government agencies need procedures to track
Activism has long been a practice in American society. Only recently has the Internet become a factor in political participation. Hacktivism has brought a new method of activism where people all over the world can participate in. But is this new form of activism ethical from any standpoint? This paper will discuss the ethics behind hacktivism. Ethics Merriam-Webster defines ethic as “the discipline dealing with what
Emily Jessep Intellectual Property Crimes Professors Dreyfuss and First November 15, 2016 INCOMPATIBLE: The Computer Fraud and Abuse Act (CFAA) and Cyberbullying I. Introduction The Computer Fraud and Abuse Act (CFAA) does not cover cyberbullying done via social networking websites and should not be used to prosecute it. Application of the CFAA to cyberbullying prosecutions is inconsistent with the intended scope of the statute and the existing interpretations of its provisions. Practically
information area. From medical records, not only can wrongdoers get medical information about you but really good tidbits like psychological problems you're encountered and maybe even your sexual orientation. Lesser types of juicy intrusions involve trespassing into grocery store discount card purchases. While this may seem quite minor, it is not. Do you really want strangers to know all of the huge purchases you've made of booze and cigarettes? Do you want people to know you're a boozing smokestack?
Annotated Bibliography Over the last several years, the issue of IT ethics has been increasingly brought to the forefront. This is because of transformations occurring through rapid advancements and the way various applications are utilized. To fully understand what is taking place requires conducting an annotated bibliography on the subject and the impact it is having on these standards. These findings will highlight the overall scope of the challenges and the long term effects they are having
people going through the country’s computer systems without permission; this rise was also contributed to the creation of the personal computer. Hacking, at this time, was seen as popular, but this idea changed when the FBI released information that hackers were responsible for $200 million a year in credit card fraud (Brenner, 2010, p. 16). Malware also emerged in these beginning times of computers. Viruses came about with mainframe computers; a virus affected systems through files transferred between