Management Information System

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Management Information System


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11 Security and Ethical Challenges of e-Business

Chapter Objectives:

Chapter Objectives Identify several ethical issues in how the use of information technologies in e-business affects employment, individuality, working conditions, privacy, crime, health, and solutions to societal problems. Identify several types of security management strategies and defenses, and explain how they can be used to ensure the security of e-business applications.

Chapter Objectives:

Chapter Objectives Propose several ways that business managers and professionals can help to lessen the harmful effects and increase the beneficial effects of the use of information technology.

Security and Ethical Challenges:

Security and Ethical Challenges Security Ethics and Society Employment Privacy Health Individuality Crime Working Conditions

Computer Crime:

Computer Crime Hacking Unauthorized Use at work Cyber Theft Piracy Computer Viruses

Common Hacking Tactics:

Common Hacking Tactics Denial of Service Scans Sniffer Programs Spoofing Trojan Horse Back Doors Malicious Applets War Dialing Logic Bombs Buffer Overflow Password Crackers Social Engineering Dumpster Driving

Employment Challenges:

Employment Challenges Lost Job Opportunities Computer Monitoring Lost Individuality Health Issues Working Conditions

Ergonomic Factors in the Workplace:

Ergonomic Factors in the Workplace The Tools (Computer Hardware and Software) The Workstation and Environment The Tasks (Job Content & Context) The User/ Operator

Ethical Considerations:

Ethical Considerations Ethical Principles Proportionality Informed Consent Justice Minimized Risk Standard of Conduct Act with integrity Protect the privacy and confidentiality of information Do not misrepresent or withhold information Do not misuse resources Do not exploit weakness of systems Set high standards Advance the health and welfare of general public

Security Management of e-Business:

Security Management of e-Business Encryption Denial of Service Defenses Fire Walls Monitor E-mail Virus Defenses

Other e-Business Security Measures:

Other e-Business Security Measures Security Codes Security Monitors Backup Files Biometric Security Controls

Computer System Failure Controls:

Computer System Failure Controls Layer Threat Fault Tolerant Methods Fault Tolerant Systems Fail-Over Fail-Safe Fail-Soft

Disaster Recovery:

Disaster Recovery Who will participate? What will be their duties? What hardware and software will be used? Priority of applications to be run? What alternative facilities will be used? Where will databases be stored?

e-Business System Controls and Audits:

e-Business System Controls and Audits Processing Controls Fire walls Software Hardware Checkpoints Storage Controls Input Controls Output Controls Security Codes Encryption Error Signals Security Codes Encryption Backup Files Security Codes Encryption Control Totals User Feedback

Chapter Summary:

Chapter Summary The vital role of e-bBusiness and e-commerce systems in society raises serious ethical and societal issues in terms of their impact on employment, individuality, working conditions, privacy, health, and computer crime. Managers can help solve the problems of improper use of IT by assuming their ethical responsibilities for ergonomic design, beneficial use, and enlightened management of e-business technologies in our society.

Chapter Summary (cont):

Chapter Summary (cont) Business and IT activities involve many ethical considerations. Ethical principles and standards of conduct can serve as guidelines for dealing with ethical businesses issues. One of the most important responsibilities of the management of a company is to assure the security and quality of its e-business activities. Security management tools and policies can ensure the accuracy, integrity, and safety of e-business systems and resources.

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