Chapter03 - 1. Laws are rules that mandate or prohibit...

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1. Laws are rules that mandate or prohibit certain behavior in society; they are drawn from ethics, which define socially accepted behavior and are based on cultural mores They key difference between laws and ethics is that laws carry the sanctions of hovering authority and ethics do not. 2. Civil law represents a wide variety of laws that govern a nation or state and deal with the relationships and conflicts between organization entities and people. 3. Examples of public law include criminal, administrative, and constitutional law. 4. CFA Act was amended in October 1996 by the national information infrastructure protection act of 1996. The law modified several sections of the previous act and inbreeded the penalties for selected crimes. 5. The security and freedom through encryption act of 1999 provides guidelines on the use of encryption. 6. Privacy in an information security context is not absolute freedom from observation, but rather is more precise state of being free from unsanctioned intrusion. 7.
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This note was uploaded on 10/06/2010 for the course ITSE 1345 taught by Professor Ward during the Spring '08 term at Dallas Colleges.

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Chapter03 - 1. Laws are rules that mandate or prohibit...

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