This is just a set of thoughts referring to a recent security incident called the ‘NSA Hack,’ which in my view profoundly impacted the privacy on a global scale.
Following post talks about the results of my SonicWall Phishing IQ Test. I also go over some of the notes I’ve taken during the test. [Read more…]
The following short post is my perspective on the adequacy of the personal privacy laws and standards in Canada.
The issue of unclear law around the ‘fair use’ is well illustrated by the copyright situation, where Google Inc. introduced two new search products called Google Book Search and Google Image Search. These were the products, through which Google started digitizing the text and images of copyrighted and public domain books and for the first time expanded beyond indexing the online world of websites. It is also one of the most prominent cases where Google Inc. throughout many lawsuits with Authors Guild, always claimed ‘fair use’ as the reason for digitally scanning and storing million of books online. According to Judge Sprizzo (2017) presiding over one of the lawsuits, the Google claimed that they were simply only showing the “snippets” of the books. Do I think Google had a valid claim to fair use in the lawsuit? [Read more…]
Studies such as (Urbaczewski, A., & Jessup, L. M., 2002) suggest that controlling internet access (at least initially) is not beneficial for productivity, stating “evidence exists of a productivity vacuum occurring immediately following the installation of Internet access on worker desktops.”
I would like to start my initial post by quoting Paul Maritz, CEO of VMware who stated that “Cloud is about how you do computing, not where you do computing” (Davidson, M., 2015).
Consider a global organization with operations and subsidiaries in several countries. Is it a proper course of action for a global enterprise to adjust the business code of ethics when executing the business internationally? The following article presents my opinion on the matter. [Read more…]
This post analyses my views on ethical responsibilities of IT professional in the fictitious, ethically ambiguous scenario. [Read more…]