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Academic Department

IT & Information Systems
Instructor: Paul Steinbart

Several of the cases and readings in this class address issues of ethics, social responsibility, etc. For example: Zero Tolerance - proper way to dismiss employees who violate security policies. Hackers Blackmail - should an executive pay hackers "ransom" to get back the system? Google and Internet privacy - ethical issues about privacy. iPremier - what should a company disclose about a security incident. In addition, some of the readings explicitly deal with ethical issues, such as the Culnan & Williams article (class 9).