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Bikash Ghimire 30338038 It Management INFORMATION SECURITY: LEGAL AND ETHICAL ISSUES
executive summary With the enhancement of information technology there have been breaching data. Information security is essential in this IT generation. Practices such as unethical behaviour by corporate staff members, government bodies and public gives rise to information infringement. The legal system is also a drawback in information security since some laws do not provide adequate protection to resources and people. Professionals are self-centred in today’s era and exchange information in return of personal benefit. There are ways to combat these problems however this review selectively points out the issues in information security. This report gives solution in for ethical and legal issues as information security which can be achieved from confidentiality, integrity and availability of computer system data.
Contents executive summary ............................................................................... 1 Introduction .......................................................................................... 3 uses/Benefits/Applications ................................................................... 3 challenges ............................................................................................. 5 future direction ..................................................................................... 7 Conclusion ............................................................................................ 8 references ............................................................................................. 9
Introduction Information Security is defined as being secured against unauthorized use of electronic data and information Shared. Information security (IS) is designed to protect the confidentiality, integrity and availability of computer system data from those with malicious intentions. Confidentiality, integrity and availability are sometimes referred to as the CIA Triad of information security. The information security professional plays an important role in an organization’s approach to managing liability for privacy and security risks. In the modern litigious societies of the world, sometimes laws are enforced in civil courts, where large damages can be awarded to plaintiffs who bring suits against organizations. Sometimes these damages are punitive—assessed as a deterrent. To minimize liability and reduce risks from electronic and physical threats, and to reduce all losses from legal action, information security practitioners must thoroughly understand the current legal environment, stay current with laws and regulations, and watch for new and emerging issues. By educating the management and employees of an organization on their legal and ethical obligations and the proper use of information technology and information security, security professionals can help keep an organization focused on its primary objectives. In this Report we first talk about benefits about information security in organisation. It says about breach of data in an ecommerce business and to protect information system is important. This article also talks about application of CIA triad in legal and ethical issues. Then it says about challenges of the information system with some future direction of information system in ethical and legal issues. Finally conclude with information security should be enhanced to make important data unbreachable.

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