Personally Identifiable Information (PII) – Ethical Implications

Personally Identifiable Information (PII) – Ethical Implications
This assignment has two goals: 1) have students increase their understanding of the concept of Protecting Personal Information (PPI) and other ethical issues related to the use of information technology through research, and 2) learn to correctly use the tools and techniques within Word to format a research paper including using Word’s citation tools. These skills will be valuable throughout students’ academic career. The paper will require a title page, 2-3 pages of content with incorporation of a minimum of 3 external resources from credible sources, and a Works Cited/Reference page. A list of topics from which students can choose is provided below.

Topics for Research Paper

1. Personally Identifiable Information (PII) – Ethical Implications
2. Social Engineering
3. Employee Monitoring
4. Content Filtering
5. Information Privacy
6. Electronic Medical Records
7. Biometrics (in terms of ethical and privacy issues)
8. Identity Theft
9. Use of Cookies
10. Privacy Laws related to Information Technology use
11. Intellectual Property Rights; Copyright