HSA4640 St Petersburg College Security Practices and Privacy Issues Essay Privacy and Security
Using this drop box you have the option to record a video OR to write a research paper for the Weekly assignment. AT LEAST ONE of your weekly assignment options must be a video and AT LEAST ONE must be a written essay.
If you choose the video option, please watch the YouTube video at: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZmyIejJVyn4&feature=youtu.be for instructions. Please note that the video option also requires an accompanying Power Point presentation that you upload with your video. The video itself should be between 4 and 5 minutes. If you require more time, you will need to create a YouTube video and provide the link to your instructor.
The essay option requires a minimum of 800 words and no more than 1000 words of content. Include APA standards for style, citations, references, and format. Be sure to include a title page with your name and the name of the essay. Please refer to our APA Manual or visit the Purdue Owl website at: https://owl.english.purdue.edu/owl/resource/560/01/ for assistance with APA formatting and style guidelines.
Whether you choose the video option or the essay option, you must use at least four (4) sources from professional websites or scholarly journals. Some examples include the SPC Library, www.sans.org, www.wired.com, www.cert.org, and www.nsa.gov. You may not use Wikipedia, ask.com, or other related dictionary sites. All sources must be cited within the text or mentioned within the video presentation according to APA guidelines and must appear at the end of your essay on a separate Reference List page or on the last page of your Power Point presentation.
Answer ONE of the analysis options below. Remember to support your opinions with research.
Option 1: Privacy Issues
What are some states and/or the Federal government doing to ensure privacy of your computerized records? (California is the state with the toughest laws).
What are some issues dealing with privacy and who has control of your data (hint: think of issues with data sharing, like grocery stores selling your information to credit card or insurance companies).
Pick another country (or area of the world like EU) and analyze how it handles computer privacy factors differently than the US.
Option 2: Security Practices
Review the Security Practices in your current (or a past) firm. Answer the following questions.
What are some of the practices that are working and some that are not working?
What steps do you recommend that the company do to improve the practices that are not working?