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Private Sector-Public Sector cybersecurity issues
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Course Objectives: Develop Skills to design effective organization cybersecurity standards and policies.

Private Sector-Public Sector cybersecurity issues  

Some observers say industry compliance with government regulations to improve cybersecurity is necessary to protect consumers and guard economic progress.  Others state that regulation is a drag on industry, and actually reduces productivity.  

Answer the following questions -- you may use the links provided below to begin your research, but you must find new, additional, citations to supplement these to show that you did extra research.  You may also want to refer back to discussions and assignments in the previous weeks.

 

Focus on the goals of private businesses, and the goals of lawmakers for economic progress and economic security -

1.     Focusing on the goals of private businesses, and the goals of lawmakers for economic progress and economic security, select one example private-sector industry, describe the general business goals by using information on the web sites of one or two business within this industry, and explain why meta-data about customers and consumers is important to businesses within this industry. (here, meta-data means Big-Data collected about consumers to determine customer habits).   

2.     Describe some likely instances that demonstrate when the gathering of meta-data by businesses within this example industry may not be good for the customer.  Use citations to support your arguments about how some action or result related to collection of meta-data may be harmful to customers.  

3.     What possible activities should lawmakers consider regulating to control the way that this example industry gathers and uses meta-data?

4.     What are the goals of lawmakers in the public sector -- or why should lawmakers even think regulating these possible industry activities is useful? 

5.      What might happen to the goals of this industry, and to the public sector goals, as more new cybersecurity regulations are put in place for business compliance?   

 

Background:  Possible effects on innovation due to cybersecurity government regulations --

1. Tech Companies Warn Privacy Rules Will Kill Innovation [2012]

2. Hospitals say Device Manufacturers Resist Boosting Cybersecurity  < http://www.ihealthbeat.org/articles/2013/8/7/hospitals-say-device-manufacturers-resist-boosting-cybersecurity

3. U.S. Chamber Leads Defeat of Cybersecurity Bill [2012]

 

Length 5-7 pages, due at the end of Week 6.

Prepare your paper in Word format and in accordance with APA 6th edition guidelines. 

The paper must include: cover page, table of contents, introduction, section headings and subheadings, conclusions, APA compliant in-text citations and list of references, and page numbers. The page count starts with the introduction and ends with the conclusions. The questions asked in the assignment should first be outlined (the outline is not included in the document), then the outline should be used to create the Table of Contents and the document sub-headings.  The Introduction should briefly preview each sub-heading in the document.

 

Rubic - Follow carefully

 

Criteria

 

Excellent A (90+)

Satisfactory B (80-89)

Needs Improvement (below 80)

Content (80%)

Clarity of discussion of reasons why meta data is important to private businesses within an industry 

(20%)

Thorough discussion of why meta-data is important for busniesses within the example industry.  Real world examples are used.  Goals are quoted from the mission statements found on web sites of some businesses within these example industries.

Adequate discussion of meta-data, industries, and non-specific, generalized statements about business goals - not based on text from business web sites.

Inadequate discussion of meta-data, industries, and generalizations about business goals.

Clarity of discussion of instances where gathering of Meta-data may not be justifiable

(25%)

Discussion illustrates how meta-data collection may affect customers or the economy negatively. Discussion shows how some effects may also be unintended.  Real world examples are used. Activites that are candidates for regulation are clearly described. 

Adequate discussion of negative effects of gathering meta-data.

Inadequate discussion of negative effects of gathering meta-data..

Clear Description of Goals of Regulators and Consequences of more Regulations

 

(25%)

Goals of the regulators are clearly described.  Consequences for goals due to compliance with additional regulations are analyzed expansively. 

Adequate description of goals of regulators and consequences of compliance.

Inadequate description of goals of regulators and consequences of compliance.

Quality of documented support

(10%)

The discussion in the paper is based on a thorough review of the literature, including official reports, research findings, and/or the UMUC library.  Support comes from private organization research, plus federal and some state-level documents.

The discussion in the paper is based on an adequate review of the literature.  Research documents help support arguments.

The scope of the research presented in the paper is inadequate. Heavy reliance on reference material (e.g. Wikipedia, exam prep books, “Dummies” guides).

Form (20%)

Organization

(10%)

The Table of Contents (TOC) and the document sub-headings reflect a careful outline of the questions asked in the assignment. The content is well organized with clear transitions among major subtopics.

The content is generally well organized with some improvement possible in transitions among subtopics.

The organization of the content is confusing without clear transitions among subtopics.

Writing style

(5%)

The introduction is written to give a preview of each sub-heading topic. Graduate-level writing is reflected throughout the paper, including accurate spelling, punctuation, grammar, and sentence structure. 

Writing is acceptable, with a few errors in spelling, punctuation, grammar, and/or sentence structure.

Writing does not meet graduate standards. Unacceptable number of errors in spelling, punctuation, grammar and/or sentence structure.

Use of proper APA formatting

(5%)

In-text citations are in proper APA format and all sources are identified in the reference list and cited in proper APA format.

Minor errors in citation identification and/or APA format.

Unacceptable number of errors in citation identification and/or APA format.

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