The learning outcome of the unit addresses the importance of policies, procedures, and awareness of information security. This unit explores concepts around application security and data protection as well.
Analyze the case study titled “Application Front-running” on pages 468–469 in the textbook. For this assignment, you will need to address the following:
Analyze the events of the hacked Twitter account, explain the organizational impact of not having strong policies and procedures for securing applications and data, develop five web application policies and five data protection policies based on the information found in the case, address the methods an IT security manager can use to increase organizational awareness of policies and procedures in information security, and summarize your findings in a two- to three-page paper.