Common Information Security Threats involving Ethical and Legal
Assignment Preparation: Activities include independent student reading and research.
NOTE: This is part one of a three-part assignment. The final version will be submitted in Week 4. It is expected that adjustments will be made in the final version based on the feedback provided in Weeks 2 and 3.
Write a 3-to 4-page paper on at least three major information security threats that a specific organization you choose faces today. This portion of the assignment should provide a foundation for the sections to be added in Weeks 3 and 4.
- Describe what techniques and processes you would use to identify the vulnerabilities and threats to the organization you have chosen.
- Describe potential risks to the information and the related vulnerabilities within the organization when utilizing web components. How could you mitigate the risk?
- Discuss how the organization can safeguard against legal issues.
- Discuss some of the types of social data that could potentially cause a problem for an organization.
- Explain the legal, ethical, and regulatory requirements for protecting the data of the organization.
Format your paper consistent with APA guidelines.