1. Does the nature of ChoicePoint’s business make them more vulnerable to this sort of attack? Which aspects? Aspect of ChoicePoint’s business | Effects on vulnerability | Basic Purpose- ChoicePoint’s mission is to provide information that is reliable through a secured internet channel to fulfill the data needs of various firms for a variety of purposes. | * Using the internet as a primary source of information transferal immediately adds to the threat of cyberattacks, in addition to the ability to commit fraud due to the fact that ChoicePoint does not physically interact with the businesses it, at least to confirm the business’ credentials | Changes in clientele- ChoicePoint’s initial customer base was based in the automobile industry, and had recently expanded into a variety of different industries for data collection and sale | * Having only been accustomed to particular industries beforehand, ChoicePoint is ill-equipped to deal with numerous small businesses and the challenges they pose, including, but not limited to, their authenticity.
He has represented the Internet as the answer to all of society's worries. In both these articles both writers provide very convincing evidence weather on how the Internet is making us more brilliant or is it turning us brainless. In Nicholas Carr’s Article “Does the Internet Make You Dumber?” he argues the fact that the Internet indeed does make you “dumber,” almost scaring its reader to stay away from web usage. He takes a more scientific approach talking about how the Internet allows us to have a mass amount of information at any time, but with all that info comes distractions. He goes on about how those distractions hurt our mental thinking.
Considering that these processes are performed via by mailing and internet transactions through programs and emails, the risks associated with Kudler for all three processes will be outlined in the same sense. Security risk is an issue for Kudler because of their online business transactions that are done through their systems. A security risk is anything that is associated with data access and integrity. These risks can be in the form of physical or psychological. A physical access example would be if someone left their desk and forgot to log off their computer, and someone who has unauthorized access to that computer comes by and looks at emails, and other private information.
Carmex: Leveraging Facebook for Market Research 1. Numerous advantages and disadvantages must be considered when collecting data through different sources. An online survey of a cross-section of Internet households is one way to accomplish this. By using this method, the opinions of many different people will be captured. Both users and nonusers of Carmex will potentially take the survey because Carmex will not know who they are sending the survey to.
"Is Google Making Us Stupid?" By Nicholas Carr informs us on the ways technology is negatively affecting our brains. This article starts out by talking about how the Internet is a resource we can use for almost anything. As a result, we are becoming dependent upon it in ways like increase our work productivity, reading, as well as writing. This article also claims that technology is a huge distraction in our lives in the sense that instead of traditional reading we now tend to skim read and even skip right to another article without ever returning to the original one.
Therefore, Dropbox adopted the strategy that is “personal use as a Trojan Horse”. However, now, Dropbox has already established a strong presence in the “online backup and storage services industry.” Most companies will be open to introduce Dropbox as their official business application. Dropbox offers a single version of Dropbox for both consumers and business users. Building a product that satisfies both types of users is tough. On one hand, consumers hesitate to use an application that is high performance but complicated.
However, anything posted on the Internet is semi-permanent and may well be seen by unintended recipients. Many are of the view that whilst there are enormous benefits there also are extenuating risks that may be equally huge raising the question, should employers ban the use of social media at the workplace? This paper examines the pros and cons of the social media in the workplace, identifying and analyzing some of the obvious benefits and risks involved. The opinions of highly qualified professionals are considered throughout the research with sufficient and compounding arguments to support each side. The Benefits Although some companies block social media, there has been an overwhelming response by many to the use of the social media in the work place.
Nowadays computers are used for just about every aspect in our lives; whether it’s to research information, talk with friends on social networks, or even as a source of entertainment. In this essay, I will describe the pros and cons on using Google and how it can affect our lives. The Internet as we know it today can be very informative and helpful for whatever someone is looking for. After reading Nicholas Carr’s article “Is Google Making Us Stupid”, I feel that I can agree with what he states in reference to the Google search engine. Although he states some great points of views on page 337 such as “My mind now expects to take in information the way the net distributes it: in a swiftly moving stream of particles.
* For global companies, there will be one big department of Human Resource Management in the company headquarter managing international based locations via Internet. 3. What are the legal and ethical issues surrounding the use of the Internet by individual employees for human resource activities? * Chance of getting exposed with private information of employees from hackers, system malfunction, and any other factors can bring a big civil suit. * In addition, when system is down unless there is a backup, there can be massive delay.
k) Man-in-the-Middle Phishing This is harder to detect than many other forms of phishing. In these attacks hackers position themselves between the user and the legitimate website or system. They record the information being entered but continue to pass it on so that users' transactions are not affected. Later they can sell or use the information or credentials collected when the user is not active on the