Two papers: A matrix mapping of a key IT-related organizational ethical issue concerning privacy.

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Paper B1: a matrix mapping of a key IT-related organizational ethical issue concerning privacy.

This assignment gives you an opportunity to analyze a key IT-related organizational ethical issue, related to privacy subject to relevant laws, regulations, and policies. Both of the following sites provide sources, and an excellent backdrop for issues relating to privacy protection and the law.

See EPIC Privacy Issues at: http://epic.org/privacy/ See List on left and/or: EFF Privacy at https://www.eff.org/issues/privacy [see list in center on this page].

This includes sub-topics discussing information privacy, privacy laws, applications and court rulings (case law is usually an extension of the basic law based on the facts from specific cases and real-world court decisions), and key privacy and anonymity issues. While the sites provide many interesting topics, be sure to focus on our class IT topics.

  1. Use the template below and the list of suggested workforce privacy topics from one of the sites above to produce a matrix to map a key organizational ethical issue and how this issue is affected by laws, regulations, and policies. Use the list of normative ethics principles below to help you complete the matrix. Choose any three (only three) of the following list of twelve (12) principles of normative ethics described below.
  2. Prepare the Ethical Issue matrix and include the following explanation (200 words) —double-space your narrative—below the matrix:
      1. Why I chose the dilemma;
      2. Why I chose the three principles; and
      3. An analysis of the research used to identify the actions in the matrix.
  3. The completed matrix allows you to weigh the different issues involved and assign a rank as to the importance of the actions based on the effect on the stakeholders.
    1. Submit the matrix for grading to the LEO Assignments Module.
    2. Indicate appropriate APA in-text and source citations for all sources. In addition to critical thinking and analysis skills, your assignment should reflect appropriate grammar and spelling, good organization, and proper business-writing style.
    This assignment is directly related to Paper-B2. The ethical issue identified in this assignment will be used in your Paper B2 Assignment. Paper B2 asks you to write a policy that corrects the ethical issue described in Paper B1. Normative Ethics List Autonomy: is the duty to maximize the individual's right to make his or her own decisions. Beneficence: is the duty to do good both individually and for all. Confidentiality: is the duty to respect privacy of information and action. Equality: is the duty to view all people as moral equals. Finality: is the duty to take action that may override the demands of law, religion, and social customs. Justice: is the duty to treat all fairly, distributing the risks and benefits equally.
    Non-maleficence: is the duty to cause no harm, both individually and for all.
    Understanding/Tolerance: is the duty to understand and to accept another viewpoint if reason dictates doing so is warranted. Publicity: is the duty to take actions based on ethical standards that must be known and recognized by all who are involved. Respect for persons: is the duty to honor others, their rights, and their responsibilities. Showing respect others implies that we do not treat them as a mere means to our end. Universality: is the duty to take actions that hold for everyone, regardless of time, place, or people involved. This concept is similar to the Categorical Imperative. Veracity: is the duty to tell the truth. A sample template for the matrix is shown below. To reconstruct the sample template, you may use the Table Tool in MS Word or copy and paste this template.
    Ethical issue:
    Stakeholders (Principle 1) (Principle 2) (Principle 3)
    1
    2
    3
    4
    Step 1: Identify the ethical issue that you want to analyze, as described above. An example might be the falsification of your personal profile in a social networking site. Step 2: Identify the stakeholders involved. You, someone who reads your personal profile in a social network site, potential employers, etc. Be sure that each stakeholder category is unique and not similar to another category you use. Step 3: Choose any three (only three) of the principles that might apply to your issue such as autonomy, publicity, and veracity. Step 4: identify how the ethical issue affects each stakeholder based on the principles you identified. Put this statement in the matrix next to the stakeholder. Sample Completed Matrix
    Ethical issue: falsifying your profile on a social networking site
    Stakeholders autonomy publicity veracity
    1: Yourself You have the duty to maximize the right to make your own decisions. You have the duty to take actions based on ethical standards that must be known and recognized by all who are involved. You have the duty to tell the truth
    2: Other users of the networking site They have the duty to make their own decisions They make these decisions based on ethical standards that should be recognized by the person falsifying their profile They assume that the person falsifying the profile has the duty to tell the truth.
    3: The social networking site The autonomy of the site is limited by law (Goldman, 2007) Users of social networking sites are content publishers, as such the site must take actions based on legal and ethical standards and must notify users of these standards so they are known by all. As providers of content the site must conform to the laws regarding truth or be held responsible for legal issues as defamation (making harmful false statements about someone else) or copyright infringement. (Goldman, 2007)
    Reference: Goldman, E. (2007, May). Social Networking Sites and the Law. Retrieved from http://www.ericgoldman.org/Resources/socialnetworkingsitesandthelaw.pd

***Paper 2 Instructions are in attached Word Document

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Paper B2- Organizational Policy to address an IT-related ethical issue that you wrote about in your matrix for the B1 assignment (Individual) (12%) Write an organizational policy to address the IT-related ethical workforce privacy issue that you described in Matrix B1, where you mapped key organizational issues and identified how these ethical issues were affected by laws, regulations, and policies. Please incorporate the instructor’s feedback from the review and grade and then use the Matrix B1 you produced as a supporting document. The following elements must be addressed: 1. Look at other policies to see how they are written. The following site provides examples of templates for policies but an Internet search provides other templates: https://www.sans.org/security-resources/policies 2. Your policy should include the following major headings: a) Overview of policy b) Purpose c) Scope (roles and responsibilities of stakeholders) d) Policy/Procedures to follow e) Sanctions/Enforcement 3. Prepare a 3-5 page, double-spaced paper with your Organizational Policy. 4. This assignment requires a minimum of three external references. Indicate appropriate APA reference citations for all sources you use. 5. In addition to critical thinking and analysis skills, your paper should reflect appropriate grammar and spelling, good organization, and proper business-writing style. 6. Submit the assignment to the Assignment Folder as a MS Word File ...
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Running Head: ETHICAL ISSUE IN INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY

Ethical Issue: Cookies and data privacy
Student’s name
School Affiliation
Date

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ETHICAL ISSUE IN INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY

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Ethical Issue: Cookies and data privacy

Stakeholders

Autonomy

Confidentiality

Publicity

Myself

I have the right to

I reserve the right to

I have the right to be

forbid or allow my

browse the web in

informed about the

data to be collected,

privacy. My personal

users of my data and

used, and stored

information should

online information.

online.

not be exposed to the

My information

public.

should not be
available for public
use without my
consent (Svantesson
and Clarke, 2010).

Other internet users

People have the right

All internet users have Every user has the

to decide who uses

the right to privacy

right to be told who is

and saves their online

while using the

accessing, tracking,

information.

internet

and receiving their
online data

Companies asking for

Companies have the

Companies selling

Companies should

cookies

right to decide

cookies have the

inform their

whether they want to

obligation of

consumers whether

use cookies or not

upholding a privacy

they are using their

policy for consumers

data, how they are
using it and who else
has access to the
information

ETHICAL ISSUE IN INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Reference
Svantesson, D., & Clarke, R. (2010). Privacy and consumer risk in cloud computing. Computer
Law & Security Review, 26(4), 391-397.

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Running Head: ORGANIZATIONAL POLICY

Organizational Policy
Student’s Name
School Affiliation
Date

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ORGANIZATIONAL POLICY

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Cookies and Data Privacy

Overview
Cookies are used to store and retrieve information from clients. They allow websites to
record online activities without alerting the user (Cookies Policy, 2018). This mechanism uses
server-side connections for customization of information which makes website visits easier for
clients. However, without proper regulation measures, data can be compromised and incorrectly
used for personal benefits. Personal data is a sensitive asset and should be handled carefully.
Our organization uses small text files to collect information when you access our website with
the clients’ consent
Purpose
Our organization uses cookies to remember our clients and their preferences and to make
their visit more relevant. One of our goals is to reduce internet frustration for our customers and
offer helpful information. Cookies are used to ensure that we are working as intended and that
improvements are made to our services(Arm, n.d.). This policy statement is about secure storage,
access, and use of cookies and personal data on our website. We recognize the potential privacy
risk associated with tracking storage and sharing of user behavior; therefore, we implement
policies that protect our stakeholders.
When using our website, clients should understand that we collect information about the
visit which enables the site to remember information about the client for example preferred
language. Once the information has been stored, the client's next visit become easier. Please note
that a request for consent is sent to clients before data is stored
Scope

ORGANIZATIONAL POLICY
This policy applies to all users of our website and all cookies including web beacons and
third-party cookies. They include; System implementers and software engineers who are
involved in coding and managing our website, the website host and all employees who have
access to our database server, all other companies that will use their cookies to gather
information about our clients, and software providers.
Policy/procedure to follow
When accessing our website, a client will receive a notice stating our intent to use
cookies. He/she may opt out using the link provided in the browser settings or accept. If He/she
opts out, we will not hold any information about them and next time he/she accesses our website;
the cookie notice will appear again. Please note, a client may not be able to access parts of our
sites if we have not stored cookies on their hard drive.
If a client allows us to use cookies, the consent will be saved, and he/she will not be
asked again during the next visit. However, we will remind them that cookies are being used and
give an option to opt out. If he/she navigates to another website page without accepting or
rejecting the cookie request, then we will assume an agreement, and client consent will be
implied. We will notify them of the implication and inform them on how to disable the cookies.
When we work with third party websites, other organizations may use their cookies to
track client activities on our website and other sites you might have clicked on. They usually use
this information to select the services and products they market to clients, and to measure the
effectiveness of their advertisements. We do not have control over these third-party cookies, but
our client may opt out by changing cookie settings on the browser.
We have built a robust security feature to protect client information continually. Our
security system detects threats and stops them from misusing our assets. If a risk is perilous and

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ORGANIZATIONAL POLICY
we feel that our client should be notified, we inform them and help guide them with measures
they can take to protect their information further.
A client may feel free to change the information we access anytime. Our privacy settings
allow clients to update, manage, and review the information they have provided. They can also
export, delete, and com...

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