Term Paper: Chief Security Officer
You have been hired as the Chief Security Officer for a local University. For this role, you will be responsible for establishing and maintaining an enterprise-wide information security program to ensure that all information and data assets are not compromised. Knowing the concepts that are presented in the course, you will develop a plan to carry out a security program that deters computer crimes, establishes a process for investigation and outlines which laws are applicable for possible offenders.
Write an 8–10 page paper in which you:
Use your textbook, the Internet, and Strayer Library to research:
Recent computer hacker attacks or other crimes that have been committed against higher educational institutions.
Analyze the processes put in place by other higher education institutions in order to prevent these crimes from reoccurring.
Recommend processes, methodologies, or technology that can be purchased to lower computer crime threats.
Include specifics on pricing and the level of support and maintenance that would be required.
Current laws and government agencies that exist in your region that address the threat of computer cyber-crimes.
Identify the laws that would be effective to convict offenders.
Determine what computer crime fighting government programs exist within your region that can complement your security operations.
Computer forensics technology that can be used by the University.
Identify the types and determine the costs of technology that can be used for gathering electronic evidence, evidence from hardware, evidence from Firewalls, or cell phones. Existing laws and government agencies in your area that address the threat of computer cybercrime.
Determine which laws would be effective in convicting offenders.
Determine whether your region has any computer crime fighting government programs that can supplement your security operations.
The University can use computer forensics technology.
Determine the types and costs of technology that can be used to collect electronic evidence, evidence from hardware, evidence from firewalls, or evidence from cell phones.
Use the Strayer Library to find at least four academic resources. Note: Wikipedia and similar Websites are not considered quality references.
This course requires the use of Strayer Writing Standards. For assistance and information, please refer to the Strayer Writing Standards link in the left-hand menu of your course. Check with your professor for any additional instructions. The specific course learning outcome associated with this assignment:
Formulate processes and plans for a security program that deters computer crime, including applicable laws, relevant government programs, and appropriate evidence-gathering technology.