CI-310 : November 29, 2000
- Submit Thanksgiving Assignment: HCI (Human-Computer Interface) in the Movies
- Final Exam
- Report on Taste Testing
- Class Critiques
Chapter 13: Security
When the business IS the network, security matters.
Why Systems Are Vulnerable, p.421.
- invisible procedures (Spreadsheets: greatest risk= bad formulas)
- people are sinners
- new wireless fad is hugely vulnerable p.422
- DOS attacks
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 )
- General Controls
- Application Controls
- p431: Segregation of Function: requires a conspiracy to commit a crime
- p 433: Firewalls
- Proxies (Raptor)
- stateful (CheckPoint)
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)
- MIS Audit.
- Data Audit
- QOS (Quality of Service) audit
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.
- Final Exam.
- Group Project: see Critique Form, Report Card Form
- Next Week's Class (12/06/00) Optional. Instructor will be here at 6:00, till at least 7:30 pm.
- This may be our last meeting: So here's a thought.
- We've accepted as a given that "people resist change".
- Interestingly, most people in this class are here in order to make a "change" (in themselves).
- It seems likely, then, that your loved ones, peers, and co-workers will resist your change.
- How do you manage / lead the change called You?
- Okay, here's another thought. The "What color is your parachute?" author argues that resumes and letters are not the way to get a new/better job - he says that its your personal network of contacts. How do you establish a circle of contacts in a new industry? If it's computers, check out: