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Unformatted text preview: Jean Maurice Rakotoarimanana Review Questions: Chapter 3 1-What is difference between law and ethics? The key difference between laws and ethics is that laws carry the sanctions of a governing authority and ethics do not. Ethics in turn are based on cultural mores: the fixed moral attitude or customs of a particular group. 2-What is civil law, and what does it accomplish? Civil law represents a wide variety of laws that govern a nation or state and deal with the relationships and conflicts between organizational entities and people. 3-What are the primary examples of public law? The primary examples of public law are: criminal, administrative, and constitutional law. 4-With law amended the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act of 1986, and what did it change? It was amended in October 1996 by the National Information Infrastructure Protection Act of 1996, which modified several sections of the previous act and increased the penalties for selected crimes. The punishment for offenses prosecuted under this statute varies from fines to imprisonment up to 20 years, or both. 5-Which law specifically created to deal with encryption policy in the U.S? Security And Freedom Through Encryption Act of 1999. 6-What is privacy in an information security context? Privacy is a more precise “state of being free from unsanctioned intrusion”. 7-What is another name for the Kennedy-Kassebaum Act (1996), and why is it important to organizations that are not in the health-care industry?...
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This note was uploaded on 03/15/2012 for the course CIS CIS120 taught by Professor Zales during the Spring '12 term at Harrisburg Area Community College.
- Spring '12