MIS2101 Section 702 – Amy Lavin – Spring 2014


Hackers Lurking in Vents and Soda Machines

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How might this example of IS security breach affect your decision to purchase new devices that allow its users constant connection through their phone or internet?

How much fault should be placed on the company who falls victim to security breaches?

Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002 and subsequent government Acts require companies to implement a “reasonable” level of security. The lack of specific guidelines and its vague language leaves room for interpretation allowing companies to spend the minimum on cybersecurity.  Do you feel the Government should pass a bill to enforce companies to uphold a standard level of cybersecurity?

Globalization and Digitization leading to Smart Cities


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Discussion Questions:

What part does MIS play in the urbanization and creation of these smart cities?

What purpose do you feel MIS will serve in the ongoing globalization?

How do you see the evolution of globalization proceeding with the development of smart cities?


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