Preparing for a future in IT? ETHICS IN INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY, 6E provides an understanding of the legal, ethical, and societal implications of information technology that you'll need as a successful IT professional. Examine ethical situations in IT and review practical advice for addressing common issues as you study professional codes of ethics, cyberattacks and cybersecurity, security risk assessment, privacy, electronic surveillance, and freedom of expression. You also review Internet censorship, protection of intellectual property, ethical decisions in software systems, IT's impact on society, social networking, and ethics of IT corporations. This book provides a thorough foundation for addressing ethical issues in today's workplace. Business vignettes, Critical-Thinking exercises, thought-provoking Cases and decision-making features prepare you to make key business decisions.
George Reynolds has taught Information Systems at the University of Cincinnati, Xavier University (Ohio), Miami University (Ohio), the College of Mount St Joseph and Strayer University. Professor Reynolds has authored more than two dozen popular textbooks addressing various aspects of today's information technology and business.
1. An Overview of Ethics. 2. Ethics for IT Professionals and IT Users. 3. Cyberattacks and Cybersecurity. 4. Privacy. 5. Freedom of Expression. 6. Intellectual Property. 7. Ethical Decisions in Software Development. 8. Social Networking. 9. Ethics of IT Organizations. Appendix A: Brief Introduction to Morality.