IT-223Final Study Guide - Lecture 6 1 How is law related to...

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Lecture 6 1. How is law related to ethics? - Laws mandate or prohibit actions - Laws are drawn from societal ethics 2. What is a code of conduct? How is it used? - Formal, published document designed for use in making decisions about how to behave, consistent with the principle of an organization. Used to encourage discussions of ethics and to improve how employees or members deal with the ethical dilemmas in everyday work. 3. What are some important ethical principles promoted by the ACM? - Honor property rights including copyrights and patent. - Give proper credit for intellectual property 4. by the IEEE? by the EC-Council? - Accept responsibility in making decisions with safety, health and welfare of the public. - EC-Council: Protect the intellectual property of others by relying on his/her own innovation. 5. Who/what should you consult when deciding how to act? - Lawyner, HR, Your conscience 6. Who is legally responsible when an action is taken (or not taken)? - You are 7. How are laws created in the U.S.A.? Why is compromise often a part of the process? - Each of the 3 branches has defined responsibilities in creating laws and enforcing them. In a republic laws are passed by elected reps of the people, often as the result of a process of negotiation and compromise. 8. What is an "expectation of privacy"? When does it exist? When not? - When a user can reasonably expect his/her info to be private. Many companies state that there is no expectation of privacy. 9. What are some legal protections for intellectual property? - Copyright 10. Why is electronic data harder to protect than tangible works? \
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- Data files can easily be transmitted across networks 11. What is copyright? When does it come into effect? Can it be transferred? - Right to make copies of original creative work. It can be transferred. 12. Why is copyright important in the digital world? - Data files can easily be copied. 13. When is unauthorized access to an information system allowed? - Academic research. 14. Who is responsible when an employee commits a crime? - The employee, duh. Lecture 7 1. What is access control? How is policy related to it? - Policy-driven control of access to systems, data, and dialogues. Policy is central to access control 2. What is the role of authentication in access control? - Process of assessing the identity of each individual claiming to have permission to use a resource. The person requesting access is the supplicant. The person providing admission is the verifier. 3. What is the role of authorization in access control? - Specific permissions that a particular authenticated user should have, given his or her authenticated identity. 4. What is the role of auditing in access control? - Collecting information about an individual’s activity in log files. 5. What are 4 different ways to authenticate a claim of identity?
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