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Robert Morris College

CI-310 : November 29, 2000

CI-310 Information Systems Applications, 3 credits Admin/ General
Wednesday evenings, 6:00 - 8:50 pm Hale 306 Schedule
Instructor: Ed Quigley 724.774.2088
Dept. Head: Dave Wood, Ph.D. 412.262.2788 Links

Chapter 13: Security

When the business IS the network, security matters. Why Systems Are Vulnerable, p.421.

Disaster Recovery and Business Continuity p 424-5 Plan B. ready to go systems.

p.426: Zero Defects Cannot Be Achieved. (??)
Maintenance Challenge p.427
Data Quality problems p. 428 (Biggest risk in databases = bad data )

Control Environment

Encryption for Websites

Secure Electronic Payments: SET p. 436. Ensures that the person using the credit card is the actual owner.

Auditing Procedures: (p.441)

Excellent Reading: p. 447, Did the FAA Fly Off Course?

About Chapter 15

A few things about international projects:
Different countries have different cultures.
Different Cultures have different unspoken understandings.
Bring some of their folks into the project.
Colors mean different things in different countries. (white)
Symbols mean different things in different countries (rabbits)

The Tasks Before Us