Given the importance of information security, students will conduct research and write a consolidated, thematic essay on the selected case study or topic: Describe the historical approaches and techniques hackers use to gain access, privileges, and control of information systems.
Given the importance of information security, students will conduct research
For the Capstone Assignment, each student will prepare a research paper, which will be worth 400 points, exploring the case study or topic that was submitted in Week Two.
Given the importance of information security, students will conduct research and write a consolidated, thematic essay on the selected case study or topic:
Firstly, Describe the historical approaches and techniques hackers use to gain access, privileges, and control of information systems.
Secondly, Analyze and identify potential vulnerabilities, and specific counter measures.
Thirdly, Synthesize and recognize security concerns that have potential to turn into catastrophes.
You must base and support your report using external research, the course textbook, and supplemental course materials. Your external research must be reliable and authoritative, preferably from peer-reviewed (refereed) publications. You must also include a minimum of five (5) course-external references.
The final report must provide complete and equitable treatment of all issues. Address all of the issues in a consolidated way, making linkages between the issues where appropriate and logical.
All submissions must include the following technical components:
A cover or title page with your name on it.
Labeled topical headings (e.g., Introduction, Discussion, Conclusion, Recommendations, etc.).
Length: The report must contain a body of text of between 1,750 to 2,000 typed words.
A reference page containing a minimum of five (5) course-external resources used and cited in the report.
References cite d at the end of the report must be cited in text to illustrate how they were use d.
Written in APA Style.
Please review the Grading Rubric (linked below) to understand how your assignment will be assessed and ask questions if you do not understand any of it. Students are expected to prepare new, original work for all written assignments. Do not use or reuse previously submitted work.
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