Exercises

4.) Using the Internet, determine what applications are commercially available to enable secure remote access to a PC.

Looking on the internet there are various products that are used to commercially available to remote access PCís. Lot of these products are software and a few examples of these are programs like TeamViewer, which is the most popular, Anydesk, and Remote Utilities. Another way that people remote access their PCís is through games consoles like the various versions of the Xbox Oneís.

5.) Using a Microsoft Windows systems, open internet Explorer. Click Internet options on the Tools menu. Examine the contents of the Security and Privacy tabs. How can these tabs be configured to provide: (a) content filtering and (b) protection from unwanted items like cookies?

These tabs prevent malware from being downloaded on your personal computer by filtering out websites that could be suspicious or could have harmful content. Also, these tabs prevent pop up ads that appear on these websites and other that could also contain dangerous software.

Discussion Questions:

1.) What questions do you think Kevin should have included on his slide to start the discussion?

He should have brought up what the major differences between the two plans besides the price. Also, he should of came up which what plan would work the best for SLS and what is there budget.

2.) If the questions were broken down into two categories, they would be cost versus maintaining high security while keeping flexibility. Which is more important for SLS?

I would say the high security while keeping flexibility because having a high-end security at SLS is very important due to all of the cyber attacks that company experiences every year. Also having a flexible system will help the staff to coheir to the new system seamlessly.

Ethical Decision Making:

Suppose that Ms. Hamir stacked the deck with her design proposal. In other words, she purposefully under-designed the less expensive solution and produced a cost estimate for the high-end version that she knew would come in over budget if it were chosen. She also knew that SLS had a tendency to hire design consultants to do build projects. Is it unethical to produce a consulting report that steer a client toward a specific outcome?

This decision I think is both ethical and unethical. The ethical part is how Hamir did her homework and is using her knowledge about how the company tends to hire design consultants and using that for her advantage. The unethical part is she under designed the protect and pretty much is robbing SLS and making them pay more for a system that they really need. †

 

Suppose instead that Ms. Hamir had prepared a report that truthfully recommended the more expensive option as the better choice for SLS in her best professional opinion. Further suppose that SLS management decided on the less expensive option solely to reduce costs without regard to the projectís security outcomes. Would she be ethically sound to urge reconsideration of such a decision?

She is right ethically to urge SLS to reconsider the expensive option. The reason is she is giving them her expert option on what would work best for the company. Also, the report that she prepared for the SLS that she made point out that the expensive option is the best option. †