ch3 - Chapter 03 Legal Ethical and Professional Issues in Information Security TRUE\/FALSE 1 The key difference between laws and ethics is that ethics

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Chapter 03: Legal, Ethical, and Professional Issues in Information Security TRUE/FALSE 1.The key difference between laws and ethics is that ethics carry the authority of a governing body and laws do not. PTS: 1 REF: 91 2.Due care requires that an organization make a valid effort to protect others and continually maintain this level of effort. PTS: 1 REF: 91 3.The Clipper Chip can be used to monitor or track private communications. PTS: 1 REF: 93 4.HIPAA specifies particular security technologies for each of the security requirements to ensure the privacy of the health-care information. PTS: 1 REF: 94 5.Every state has implemented uniform laws and regulations placed on organizational use of computer technology. PTS: 1 REF: 100 6.Thirty-four countries have ratified the European Council Cyber-Crime Convention as of April 2010. PTS: 1 REF: 100 7.The United States has implemented a version of the DMCA law called the Database Right, in order to comply with Directive 95/46/EC. PTS: 1 REF: 101 8.The Association for Computing Machinery and the Information Systems Security Association have theauthority to banish violators of their ethical standards from practicing their trade. PTS: 1 REF: 102 9.Studies on ethics and computer use reveal that people of different nationalities have different perspectives; difficulties arise when one nationality’s ethical behavior violates the ethics of another national group. PTS: 1 REF: 102 10.Cultural differences can make it easy to determine what is and is not ethical—especially when it comesto the use of computers. PTS: 1 REF: 102
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11.Studies have reported that the Pacific Rim countries of Singapore and Hong Kong are hotbeds of software piracy. PTS: 1 REF: 103 12.The difference between a policy and a law is that ignorance of a law is an acceptable defense. PTS: 1 REF: 107 13.There are four general causes of unethical and illegal behavior. PTS: 1 REF: 107 14.Individuals with authorization and privileges to manage information within the organization are most likely to cause harm or damage by accident. PTS: 1 REF: 107 15.The Information Systems Security Association (ISSA) is a nonprofit society of information security professionals whose primary mission is to bring together qualified information security practitioners for information exchange and educational development. PTS: 1 REF: 109
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