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Business Information Privacy and Security - Chapter Summary
The lessons in this chapter can illustrate the wide needs for business information privacy and security measures. Watch short and engaging videos to ensure you're ready for the following:
- Understanding the effects of technology on privacy
- Learning about the issues related to open source software and intellectual property
- Discussing ethical concerns related to information systems
- Recognizing the need experienced by businesses and individuals for computer security
- Explaining the purpose of security related to database administration
- Defining integrity of data and accuracy
- Naming systems security measures that most organizations and many individuals have in place
Our teachers present the topics listed above in an engaging and easy-to-use manner, including interesting graphics and examples. Our quick quizzes are multiple-choice and could alert you to any significant areas of information that may benefit from further study. Working your way through these videos and quizzes can help ensure your readiness when test day rolls around.
1. Impact of Technology on Privacy
Technology has a number of social and ethical implications that cause debate and concern. One specific issue is privacy. Information technology has opened up society and decreased privacy. This lesson will explore a number of privacy issues that are of concern, including electronic surveillance, availability of personal information, cookies and spyware, and workplace monitoring.
2. Intellectual Property and Open Source Software: Issues and Concerns
One of the defining issues of the Internet era is intellectual property rights. The Internet has made it easy to access digital media and illegally copy it. This lesson will discuss intellectual property including protections through copyrights, trademarks and patents. We will also explore the open source movement and the growing trend toward free, unprotected software.
3. Computer Security & Threat Prevention for Individuals & Organizations
Computer security and threat prevention is essential for individuals and organizations. Effective security measures can reduce errors, fraud, and losses. This lesson will explore unintentional threats and intentional threats. Various security measures and defenses will be explored, including encryption, firewalls, anti-virus, anti-spyware, passwords, back-ups, and biometric security.
4. Database Administration and Security: Definition and Purpose
A database administrator, or DBA, plays a critical role in managing the databases of an organization. Learn about the various roles of a DBA and the tools used to keep data safe and secure.
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- Business Types & Planning
- Entrepreneurship & Start-Ups
- Basics of Marketing Strategy
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- Concepts in Human Resource Management
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- Compensation & Performance Review
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- Principles of Business Law
- Employment Law Basics
- International Business Strategies
- Verbal Communication in the Workplace
- Written & Electronic Communication
- Presentations and Reporting
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