I have looked at the result of current and previous gun control laws on the books. First I want to see what percentage of gun involved crime took place in the United States. Roughly 16,272 murders were committed in the United States during 2008. Of these, about 10,886 or 67% were committed with firearms. Based on survey data from the U.S. Department of Justice, roughly 5,340,000 violent crimes were committed in the United States during 2008.
Its IT infrastructure which was outsourced to Qdata, an Internet hosting and Network Operations Center (NOC), was not up-to-date with the most reliable and trustworthy hardware and software which leads to believe the cause for the compromise and its emergency response procedures were out of date and inaccessible to point-of-contact employees ultimately leading to confusion and uncertainty in trying to rectify the situation. In light of this security breach, it is recommended that iPremier re-valuate its governing values of “discipline, professionalism, commitment to delivering results, and partnership for achieving profits” (Applegate et al., 2009, p. 341). It must address the necessity to invest in a more robust IT infrastructure including hardware and software that can minimalize threats, data compromise, provide more efficient and effective monitoring and control of its assets and to develop a solid emergency response plan providing step-by-step instructions from initiation to completion of such an emergency while remaining a leader in on-line luxury retail sales. Summary of Facts On January 12, 2007, in the middle of the night, iPremier became a victim of a DoS attack. This attack temporarily crippled the company’s
Have there been any reports of fraudulent use of identities obtained from the hack? Has Sony’s PlayStation Network been hacked again? • It was estimated that the cost of the incident was about $171 million and the company was fined $395,000. Due to the incident, almost 9% of their customers have left Sony and change to other game services provider such as the Xbox. However, no particular news showing that there been any reports of fraudulent use of identities obtained from the hack but Sony had been hack again in year 2012 October (Halliday, 2013).
Contrary to what the ACLU believes, roving wiretaps allow federal agents to follow terrorists. Some terrorists are trained and sophisticated enough to evade surveillance. In order to track these terrorists, federal agents need to use roving wiretaps in order to follow them. This will lead to improved apprehension of terrorists and reduction of terrorist crime. Despite what the ACLU thinks that obtaining personal records is unconstitutional, it allows the government to get hold of certain records, if needed, to aid in an investigation.
Since the Target breach, the company’s reputation was damaged. Consumers were not confident about shopping and are afraid of using the card readers at the stores. Later in time after the breach was announced, the company had given further information on how the breach affected the people. It is rumored that nearly 40,000 card readers were affected in different stores. On top of the 40,000 card devices being affected, 40 million people’s credit card and debit card information were stolen.
It did not tell other hospitals about possible overdose incidents. C. It reused code without proper testing. D. It continued to sell the Therac-25 after the FDA declared it to be defective. Question 8 of 20 5.0 Points Computer simulations can: A. accurately predict the weather a month in advance. B. save automobile manufacturers time and money as they develop new cars.
They break into computer systems, frequently with intentions to alter or modify existing settings. Sometimes nasty in nature, hacking may cause damage or disruption to computer systems or networks. "Unauthorized access" involves approaching, trespassing , communicating with, storing data in, retrieving data from, or otherwise intercepting and changing computer resources without consent. The goals created by these people are negative and range from accessing and downloading data from corporate servers to defacing a public website. Hactivism is strictly confined to negatively-orientated goals due to the legal and right implications’ that come of controlling private information.
Some say they wish we didn’t fight but sometimes you have to. America is stupid when it comes to symbols, landmarks, and disasters in general. There continues to be growing conflict around the world. The threat remains and the federal government has neither a calibrated enough focus or organizational structure to maximize its ability to keep the country safe from terrorist attacks. After 9/11 the United States changed as far as security.
9) Approximately eighty two million dollars is laundered each year, the government needs to take significant action. This is because the insertion of laundered money into the economy corrupts banks and government officials, and un-stabilizes the control of money and enhances a cross- border wealth movement. Another type of financial crime is insurance fraud. Insurance fraud costs Canadian a lot of money each year. “ The Insurance Bureau of Canada states that insurance fraud continues to costs Canadians more than a billion dollars annually through insurance premiums, with 541.
It was hard enough with just a recession, but now banks are much stricter when it comes to lending. Surveys done show that 63 percent of companies with less than 100 employees are having trouble with credit, 12 percent had to lay off employees because of it, and 1 in 5 of 600 polled are at risk of going out of business in the next six months. In a brief interview with Mr. Paul Braungart III, entrepreneur and president of Regional Capital Group, a commercial real estate lender and investment company based in Marlton NJ, Mr. Braungart explained that the crisis has impacted values of property and the ability to buy and sell. Therefore, no one’s doing anything really, which paralyzes the market because everyone’s afraid to make any potentially risky moves. The commercial real estate market isn’t as bad off as the residential market, but it has a significant ripple effect on the mind state of the nation.