ITM 517 Module 3 SLP

Module 3 – SLP

POLITICS & LEGISLATION

For this module, your task is to apply what you have learned about the importance of politics and legislation in information security management to an information security issue of your choice. Such an issue can remain the same or be different from your chosen issue(s) in other module(s).

If you have your own experiences can come from your organizational work or from your personal life. If you don’t have any experiences on this topic (which I hardly think so) or you think your experiences are not interesting enough, then find a public issue, interview people, or do some search on the Internet.

Please write a 2- to 3-page write-up titled:

Challenges and Solutions to Applying Politics and Regulations in ____________ (the information security issue of your choice)

Your paper should:

  1. Introduce the information security issue.
  2. Discuss in great depth the politics/legislation perspective in this issue.
  3. Suggest solutions to address the politics/legislation perspective in this issue.
  4. Discuss how the issue is addressed from an international perspective.

Your assignment will be graded according to the MSITM SLP Grading Rubric, which aligns with the following expectations. (To see the rubric, go to Assessments>Rubrics. Click the arrow next to the rubric name and choose Preview.)

SLP Assignment Expectations

Length: Follow the number of pages required in the assignment excluding cover page and references. Each page should have about 300 words.

Assignment-driven criteria (14 points): Demonstrates clear understanding of the subject and addresses all key elements of the assignment.

Critical thinking (6 points): Demonstrates mastery conceptualizing the problem. Shows analysis, synthesis, and evaluation of required material. Conclusions are logically presented.

Scholarly writing (3 points): Demonstrates proficiency in written communication at the academic level of the course.

Assignment Organization (3 points): Assignment is well organized and follows the required structure and organization of the assignment.

Citing and using references (4 points): Uses relevant and credible sources to support assertions; uses in-text citations; properly formats references.

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