Many organized crimes have evolved from illegal immigrants, not to mention the bridge that has enabled cross-border terrorism. Having participants on both sides of the border give better intelligence to form many terrorist attacks within this country. “International fraud, money laundering and other economic crimes (particularly carried out via the Internet) are a growing problem, and one that can be expected to spread.” (Cetron & Davies, 2008) The increasing levels of cross-national crimes will raise the amount it costs for an investigation. This makes fighting these crimes significantly more expensive. There is suspicion that these immigrants will start to impose hate crimes within this
Ping Sweep and Port Scan Activities Abstract Ping sweeps and port scans has been a notorious and yet a useful tool for hackers and system administrators alike. This paper will examine some of the possible criminal computer activities that can be executed using these two techniques. Ping sweeps and port scans at times can be a nuisance to system administrators. While describing some of these notorious computer activities, these techniques will also be shown how system administrators can use the to benefit the company. Keywords: port scan, ping sweep Ping Sweep and Port Scans Activities With the evolution of the computer technology, system administrator obviously has had to grow with the technology.
IT550 Assignment Unit 1 Kaplan University As the digital age progresses, more and more business is conducted electronically. Symbiotically illegal activities of those that wish to prosper from security vulnerabilities will increase. Cybercrime can be motivated by a number of factors including terrorism. Cyberterrorism is any terrorist act that uses computers as the vehicle for their attack. Cyber terrorists can be motivated to target organizations that will result in the radical’s group to cause the most harm and/or receive the most attention for their party.
Globalisation creates new opportunities for crime and new means of committing crime, for example cyber crime. Manuel Castells (1998) argues because of globalisation there is a globalised criminal economy worth £1 trillion. This takes a number of forms such as arms dealing, human trafficking, green crime and many others. The global criminal economy has both a demand and supply side. A reason for scale of transnational organised crime is demand from the rich west.
What is one new trend in organized crime? Why? The use of cybercrime, mainly because it is simple, fast and reaps huge payoffs. They use computers and the internet for all kinds of organized crime not just identity theft or hacking into banks but some are as simple as using the internet to sell medications at much cheaper prices but lowering the dose so that they are not
Common Information Security Threats Paper CMGT/400 University of Phoenix January 27, 2013 In this day and age, technology has grown so fast that most of us are playing catch up to the people who were born in the “computer era”. As technology continues to advance, so do the threats; especially to businesses. Instead of having an upfront attack or robbery, they have chosen to go the electronic way. The one business that I would like to cover would be the banking industry. This institution is constantly being attacked, on a daily basis, with various methods.
Micromanagement like this puts employees in a threatened state and unable to perform their best. Additionally, while the reward system may have appeared functional, it ultimately was very poorly designed. Employees felt incentivized to simply “impress” their superiors, which did not necessarily correlate with actual performance. Further, the assessment cloaked evaluations as a part of career development counseling, creating a conflict of interest for the auditor collecting performance information from the employees. Finally, the evaluation system failed to require managers to provide feedback to their reports, inhibiting an environment of learning or growth.
In the essay “Privacy Under Attack” the author believes that one’s privacy is being attacked by not only the government but also by computer hackers. Privacy can be considered as one of the most valuable possessions and privileges. Every day, people are being bugged and alarmed by the growth of privacy-evading technologies that penetrate their personal information, personal space, and personal moments. Lately, a telephone technology has been developed which enables companies to have a back door to people's privacy setting installed in their telephones. Aside from this, there are also the restless cameras installed in the elevators , restaurants , parking areas , common rooms , lounge areas apartments , and all the other places where people least expect to be watched .
Koss Corporation Case Q1. From the Koss Corporation case, we can see that there are many aspects are not functioned properly in the accounting and internal control systems of Koss Corporation. First, the CEO’s supervision and regulation is weak, which means Michael has not fulfilled his responsibility of internal control. Sue initiate and authorize wire transfers of Koss Corp. funds to Sue’s personal creditors for over $16.3 million without requiring or obtaining Michael’s approval. And because Michael trusted Sue, Michael did not fully review the financials before approving them.
Data mining aims at discovering novel, attention-grabbing and helpful information from databases . Conventionally, the information was analysed manually. Several hidden and probably helpful relationships might not be recognized by the analyst. Nowadays, several organizations together with trendy hospitals are capable of generating and assembling a large quantity of data . The collection of digital information by governments, corporations, and individuals has created an environment that facilitates large-scale data mining and data analysis.This explosive growth of data needs an automatic way to extract helpful knowledge and there is a demand for sharing data among various parties.