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Artificial Intelligence in Texas Higher Education: Ethical Considerations, Privacy, and Security

“In today’s fast-paced world, it is crucial for individuals to familiarize themselves with AI technologies. This article explores the potential of AI in higher education, addressing ethical considerations, the need for collaboration, and the importance of accountability and transparency. It emphasizes the opportunities and challenges AI presents and encourages readers to embrace this transformative technology while staying informed and actively participating in shaping a future where technology and humanity thrive together.”

Domain Name System (DNS) – Application Layer Protocol

The Domain Name System (DNS) is a vital application layer protocol that enables efficient name resolution on the internet. It translates human-readable domain names into machine-readable IP addresses, facilitating seamless web navigation. This manual excerpt explores DNS’s hierarchical structure, resource records, messaging protocols, caching mechanisms, security measures, load balancing strategies, and privacy-enhancing mechanisms. Understanding DNS is crucial for managing network resources, optimizing performance, and ensuring reliable and secure internet connectivity.

Security Policy Example – IRT Access & Authorization Policy

Policy Example   SunSpot Credit Union Computer Incident Response Team—Access & Authorization Policy   1.0       Policy Statement This policy applies to SunSpot Credit Union employees, temporary workers, contractors, and consultants who use or access SunSpot Credit Union information systems and computers.   2.0       Purpose/Objectives Definitions for this policy are as follows: SunSpot Credit Union: (SCU). Incident Response Team:… Read More »

The Governance of Cloud-Based Systems

The Governance of Cloud-Based Systems The Dot Com crash of 2000 and corporate scandals such as Enron highlighted the need for better laws to oversee financial organizations, and also highlighted the need for better corporate governance. IT Governance is the part of corporate governance that includes policies, procedures, and controls that relate to information systems use, performance, Return… Read More »

Ethics Related to the Collection of Information

Ethical considerations play a vital role in the design of information systems, particularly in relation to the Confidentiality, Integrity, Availability (CIA) security concept. This article explores various ethical issues that must be addressed in information system design and their relevance to the CIA security triad. It delves into concerns such as the beneficiaries of collected information, privacy and confidentiality of user data, accuracy of information, property and ownership rights, accessibility controls, the purpose of information usage, system availability, and categorization for maintaining integrity. Understanding and addressing these ethical aspects is crucial for ensuring the responsible and secure handling of information within organizations.

Safe Harbor and State of Texas Breach Notification Laws

The Concept of Safe Harbor The concept of “Safe Harbor” refers to specific actions, example; encryption of private data, that an individual or an organization can take to show a good-faith effort in complying with the law. This good-faith effort provides a person or organization “Safe Harbor” against prosecution under the law (Grama, 2015, pg.253). The State of… Read More »