Describe the security measures that the organization needs to implement to mitigate the risks.

You are an information security manager for a large retail sporting goods store. The sporting goods store is involved in the following in which they:

Maintain an internal network and an intranet protected by a firewall
Maintain a Web server in the DMZ that is protected by another firewall
Accept credit card sales in the store and over the Web via e-Commerce transactions
Maintain an email server for employee email communication and communication with other business partners and customers
Maintain a wireless network within the store
Use RFID for inventory and theft prevention
Maintain a Facebook presence
Provide health screening for high blood pressure, high cholesterol, and other potential health risks
The CEO is concerned about the amount of information that is being collected and maintained within the organization.Write a 7 page paper in which you:

Describe the major privacy issues facing organizations today.
Analyze the major privacy issues described above and compare that to the potential privacy risks facing the sporting goods store.
Explain the security risks and applicable laws that govern the privacy risk.
Describe the security measures that the organization needs to implement to mitigate the risks.
Use at least 6 quality resources in this assignment. Note: Wikipedia and similar Websites do not qualify as quality resources.
Your assignment must follow these formatting requirements:

Be typed, double spaced, using Times New Roman font (size 12), with one-inch margins on all sides; references must follow APA .

Include a cover page containing the title of the assignment, the student’s name, the professor’s name, the course title, and the date. The cover page and the reference page are not included in the required page length.
The specific course learning outcomes associated with this assignment are:

Explain the concept of privacy and its legal protections.
Use technology and information resources to research legal issues in information security.
Write clearly and concisely about information security legal issues and topics using proper writing mechanics and technical style conventions.

Automobile sales have been slower than in the past, with many companies offering rebates, discounts, and low financing. Find information online about why companies are lowering prices. Is the demand for automobiles elastic, unitary elastic, or inelastic?

Gasoline prices drop again! Even with the expected increase in demand due to the 4th of July holiday, prices dropped again to the lowest level in about 12 years. Why? Partly because of the increase in the total world supply of oil and the U.S. expansion of shale and fracking production.

Read the following article from CNN: Gas prices are falling fast which helps explain this shift.

Is gasoline elastic, unitary elastic, or inelastic?

Choose one (1) of the following to discuss:

Find information online about the price of homes in your community. Are they going up, staying the same, or going down, and why? Is the demand for housing elastic, unitary elastic, or inelastic?
Automobile sales have been slower than in the past, with many companies offering rebates, discounts, and low financing. Find information online about why companies are lowering prices. Is the demand for automobiles elastic, unitary elastic, or inelastic?

How does personality differences affect how individuals view conflict, attempt to resolve conflict, or respond to conflict?

This DB has 2 parts

Conflict within any organization is natural. Conflict can be beneficial or harmful. Harmful conflict creates barriers to communication and low morale. For this reason, harmful conflict must be eliminated as quickly as possible.

What do you believe causes harmful conflict in the workplace? Can this be avoided? If not, how can it be resolved without causing long-term damage to the relationships between team members?
How does personality differences affect how individuals view conflict, attempt to resolve conflict, or respond to conflict? Have you ever experienced a conflict based on personality differences? How it was resolved?

describe the most important business areas and or network infrastructure components that would be most beneficial to test

Penetration Test
From your studies, you have learned what ethical hacking and penetration testing are and the common hacking methodologies that are used to conduct these tests. As technologists, it is important to understand hacker’s tools and techniques so we can use those same techniques to assess our networks.

Determine whether or not you believe penetration tests are necessary and an integral part of a security program and discuss why or why not. Imagine you are an information security manager. Explicate whether or not you would consider utilizing penetration testing in your environment, and, if so, in what capacity. In a few sentences, describe the most important business areas and or network infrastructure components that would be most beneficial to test. Can you recommend a website, as a potential useful resource that outlines best practices for conducting an internal penetration test? Share with your classmates, and provide links to any useful resource you find.
After reading a few of your classmate’s postings, reply to the ones from which you learned something new, or to which you have something to add. Remember to get in early and post often.

Additional post option: What are the differences between ethical hacking and penetration testing?

Provide a recommendation for the organization on how they can motivate employees while adhering to the legal and regulatory requirement and maintain a safe and healthy work environment.

Writing Assignment

Review Juanita’s World Parts 1-5, which are found in the Weeks 1 and 2 lectures, and write a 5-7 page paper. Pretend you are Juanita and develop a human resource plan to share with your boss. Develop a scenario which analyzes and summarizes the current situation for the employer. You are to create details that make this scenario more realistic and support your response to the issues and questions presented below.

Your paper should include the following:

Evaluate the cultural issues that need to be addressed
Analyze the ethical considerations that apply
Describe the organization’s current hiring needs and projected hiring needs for the coming year
Develop a recruitment plan for fulfilling the company’s current and future hiring needs
Explain the plan the company should follow to manage employee performance
Identify at least 4 laws or regulations that apply to the company. Explain the actions Juanita’s company has to take to ensure they are conforming to the requirements of these identified laws and regulations.
Provide a recommendation for the organization on how they can motivate employees while adhering to the legal and regulatory requirement and maintain a safe and healthy work environment.
Write a 5 to 7-page paper in Word format. Use at least three resources to justify your responses. Apply current APA standards for writing style to your work.
Use the following file naming convention: LastnameFirstInitial_M3_A2.doc. For example, if your name is John Smith, your document will be named SmithJ_M3_A2. doc.

List five (5) ways that the creation of new global trade routes affected the occupations and lifestyles of the average working American in the colonies.

Assignment 1.1: A Changing World Thesis and Outline
Due Week 3 and worth 50 points
“The discovery of America, and that of the passage to the East Indies by the Cape of Good Hope, are the two greatest events recorded in the history of [human] kind”—Adam Smith, in The Wealth of Nations, 1776. Think about why he and many other notables supported this statement, especially concerning the discovery of America. What was so important about this New World across the Atlantic Ocean from Europe? How did it change globalization in terms of trade, culture, societies, innovations, old and new world exchanges, and in other ways?
Part 1:
1. Write a thesis statement that is one to two (1-2) sentences long in which you:

State your thesis on how the discovery of America changed the world. Justify your response.
For the first part of this assignment, you will create a thesis statement. A thesis statement is usually a single sentence somewhere in your first paragraph that presents your main idea to the reader. The body of the essay organizes the material you gather and present in support of your main idea. Keep in mind that a thesis is an interpretation of a question or subject, not the subject itself. (Note: Please consult the Purdue OWL Website with tips on how to construct a proper thesis; the website can be found at: https://owl.english.purdue.edu/owl/resource/545/01/)
Part 2:
For the next part of this assignment you will create an outline of the main points you want to address in this paper. This outline will serve as the basis for your Assignment 1.2 Final Draft. (Note: Please use the Purdue Owl Website to assist you with this assignment; this website can be accessed at: https://owl.english.purdue.edu/engagement/2/2/55/)
2. Write a one to two (1-2) page outline in which you:

Determine three (3) major aspects that demonstrate Old and New World exchanges.
List five (5) specific groups that were affected by this event. Provide two (2) examples for each cohort describing how they were affected.
List five (5) ways that the creation of new global trade routes affected the occupations and lifestyles of the average working American in the colonies.
Use at least three (3) academic references besides or in addition to the textbook. Note: Wikipedia and other similar websites do not qualify as academic resources.
Your assignment must follow these formatting requirements:

Be typed, double-spaced, using Times New Roman font (size 12), with one-inch margins on all sides; citations and references must follow APA or school-specific format. Check with your professor for any additional instructions.
Include a cover page containing the title of the assignment, the student’s name, the professor’s name, the course title, and the date. The cover page and the reference page are not included in the required assignment page length.
The specific course learning outcomes associated with this assignment are:

Recognize the main factors that led to America’s early development.
Use technology and information resources to research issues in American History to 1865.
Write clearly and concisely about American History to 1865 using proper writing mechanics.
Click here to view the grading rubric.

Do you think that technological advances in our communications ability are changing the importance of proximity in attraction? How?

Assignment: Chapter 10
Chapter 10 Written Assignment

1. Provide a personal example of being affected by the propinquity effect, or “mere exposure.” What are the limits on proximity being associated with likeability? (If you start out mildly disliking or hating someone, do you like them more if you spend more time with them?)

2. Do you think that technological advances in our communications ability are changing the importance of proximity in attraction? How?

3. Can you think of a relationship you have observed that seemed to thrive on complementarity—did “opposites attract”? How satisfying did it seem and how long did it last?

4. In your own experience, do physically attractive people seem to differ in personality from physically unattractive people? Does the “attractiveness stereotype – what is beautiful is good” seem to have any validity? If so, under what conditions, and why?

5. OPTIONAL: Take the Adult Attachment Style Questionnaire at http://personality-testing.info/tests/ECR.php.

Do you think your results are accurate? How do you think your own early relationships might have influenced your current relationships? Do you see any patterns in your relationships?

Name the U.S. and international standard-setting bodies that established these principles. Are all companies required to follow these principles? Why or why not?

Week 1 – Discussion 1

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Your initial discussion thread is due on Day 3 (Thursday) and you have until Day 7 (Monday) to respond to your classmates. Your grade will reflect both the quality of your initial post and the depth of your responses. Refer to the Discussion Forum Grading Rubric under the Settings icon above for guidance on how your discussion will be evaluated.

Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (G.A.A.P)

Briefly discuss Generally Accepted Accounting Principles or G.A.A.P. What are they? What is their purpose? Name the U.S. and international standard-setting bodies that established these principles. Are all companies required to follow these principles? Why or why not?

Your answer should illustrate understanding of generally accepted accounting principles and their international counterpart. Respond to at least two of your classmates’ posts.

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If the true price elasticity were (-1.2), discuss what you would suggest the university do to expand revenue.

Ashford 3: – Week 2 – Assignment
Raise or Lower Tuition?
You have been hired by Nobody State University (NSU) as a consultant to help the university with how to increase their total revenue. The university has been struggling in recent years, so they have hired you to help them in their last attempt to find an appropriate solution so that the university can survive.
Raise or Lower Tuition? Suppose that, in an attempt to raise more revenue, Nobody State University increases its tuition.
Assess a raise in tuition and if it will necessarily result in more revenue.
Describe the conditions under which revenue will (a) rise, (b) fall, or (c) remain the same.
Explain the process of revenue at NSU, focusing on the relationship between the increased revenue from students enrolling at NSU despite the higher tuition and the lost revenue from possible lower enrollment.
If the true price elasticity were (-1.2), discuss what you would suggest the university do to expand revenue.
Using what you have learned in this course, explain how you would resolve this problem if you were the President of NSU.
In a three- to five-page paper (not including title and reference pages), provide subheadings or separate paragraphs for each of the questions listed to help focus your paper for the executives that have requested it. Support your paper with at least two academic sources from the Ashford Library.

You are required to format you paper according to APA style guidelines.

Carefully review the Grading Rubric for the criteria that will be used to evaluate your assignment.

discuss if the local government has made disaster recovery plans and whether or how the plan has been executed

INFORMATION SECURITY SYSTEM PLANNING
Research on a recent natural disaster either in U.S. or overseas, discuss if the local government has made disaster recovery plans and whether or how the plan has been executed. Whether the plan is effective, and how it can be improved.

Write a 3-5 page report on your findings. You are required:

to describe the natural disaster, when, where, how, and what has happened.
whether the government has any prior plan, and effectiveness of the plan
how the government can implement a plan if the prior planning is absent
how the plan can be improved if prior planning does exist.
SLP Assignment Expectations
Your paper should be informative and succinct. Please cite all sources and provide a reference list at the end of your paper. The following items will be assessed in particular:

Your ability to present your argument persuasively.
The ability to express your ideas clearly.