CSU The Computer Fraud And Abuse Act

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The Computer Fraud and Abuse Act:
http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/pages/frontline/shows/hackers/blame/crimelaws.html


After conducting research online, write a two-page (500-word) paper. Within the paper, include each of the following:

  1. Provide an overview of the governance, law, or standard explaining how it is intended to protect civilians.
  2. Does adhering to the governance, law, or standard include any nuisances? Does it place a hardship on users or organizations? List them.
  3. Describe an example scenario where the governance, law, or standard is violated (this can be real or fictitious).
  4. Provide your own thoughts about the effectiveness of the governance, law, or standard. Does it actually accomplish its intentions?
  5. Two references (websites, the CSU Online Library, or books)

Apply APA style to the paper, including in-text citations, references, and the format of the pages.

The purpose of this assignment is to allow you to examine a law or standard that governs computer access and trespass

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TeacherAli
School: Rice University

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Running header: THE COMPUTER FRAUD AND ABUSE ACT

The Computer Fraud and Abuse Act
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THE COMPUTER FRAUD AND ABUSE ACT

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The Computer Fraud and Abuse Act
Overview of the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act
Enacted in 1984, the CFAA is an anti-hacking law that makes it illegal to access a
computer without authorization. Its primary intention is to primarily protect computer users
against breach of their privacy that is aligned towards their computers (Doyle, 2002). It
protects any fraud that can be induced through the use of computers as well. Activities such
as phishing, viruses, DDoS attacks, and social engineering among other malicious activities
are what the CFAA is trying to eradicate. This fight has been on since its inception, and the
law currently has achieved a lot of its ...

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