What is a security model? What are the essential processes of access control?

 
Part 1: Review Questions

What is a security model?
What are the essential processes of access control?
Identify at least two different approaches used to categorize access control methodologies. List the types of controls found in each.
What is COBIT? Who is its sponsor? What does it accomplish?
What is the standard of due care? How does it relate to due diligence?
What is baselining? How does it differ from benchmarking?

Part 2: Module Practice
Make a list of at least ten information security metrics that could be collected for a small internet commerce company with 10 employees. For this scenario, the company uses an outside vendor for packaging and distribution. Whom should the metrics be reported?
The Module Review activity is a graded assignment. Use th

Explain the difference between project management and portfolio management.

Paper:IS Strategic Plan, 5pages. 

Please find the attached IT Strategy Template.

Using the IS alignment work and the financial analysis from week 6, submit a complete IS strategic plan. Your paper should include at least 5 references from peer-reviewed journals associated with how other companies are using the technologies you are recommending. 
The strategy should include the technologies you plan to implement, your plan for sourcing the IS work, and the governance model you plan to use to sustain the IS operation over the long term. 
You should include specific projects with a timeline for implementation in your strategy. Make sure you also include the financial analysis. Your IT strategy should also specify some key performance indicators (KPIs) to measure the effectiveness of IT. The website below can help you identify the KPIs for your strategy.
Website: https://wiki.en.it-processmaps.com/index.php/ITIL_Key_Performance_Indicators
ITIL Key Performance Indicators explains some of the key performance indicators used for IT service management in the ITIL governance framework.
Your total paper should be 5 pages of text in APA format, not counting the title and reference pages, and not counting any tables or figures. Make sure you include in-text citations. Please use the template attached. 
You must reference at least 5 peer-reviewed articles.  Make sure on your references page you include a reference with the URL (weblink) to the case study you chose, in addition to at least 5 references from peer-reviewed journals.

Discussion Board – 1:
After a project is successfully implemented, the resulting systems may be operational for several years. IT enhancements are often run as a series of small projects. Businesses generally want more enhancements than is affordable. Based on economic and technical feasibility considerations, and frameworks like the Balanced Scorecard, describe a process for deciding how you would plan to keep systems and the skills of your staff up to date. 
The following resources may help you:
Read: Chapter 13 – Project Management and SDLC Chapter 13 – Project Management and SDLC.pptx  ATTACHED.

Video: What is Portfolio Management vs. Project Management? explains the difference between project management and portfolio management. 

Video: Project Portfolio Management Defined describes managing a portfolio of projects.

Discussion Board-2:
Watch the video: Outsourcing and Procurement
YouTube URL: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eVq0HX_fiaA
After watching the video, Outsourcing and Procurement, create your own thread discussing at least three concepts presented in or that you learned from the video.

Define HIE [Health Information Exchange] and List some benefits of a HIE.

I have a health information management assignment due on the health information exchange in the state of Maryland my budget is 12 and due by Monday.
  
Part one:
a. Define HIE.
b. List some benefits of a HIE.
c. Define and list an advantage/disadvantage for each HIE model.
· Centralized HIE architecture
· Decentralized/Federated HIE Architecture
· Hybrid HIE Architecture
· Health Record Banking HIE Architecture
d. Define and give one example of these exchange methodologies:
· DIRECT Exchange
· Query –based Exchange
· Consumer Mediated Exchange
e. List and explain two HIE initiatives that are currently going on in the United States.
f. Identify two issues/challenges in health information exchange.
Part two:
Write a 1-2 page paper (double-spaced) with a Reference list included (APA format preferred).
a. Using the State you have been assigned below, describe the progress made thus far in regard to health information exchange. Are there any current HIE initiatives in your state? What is the structure of their HIE? What are the successes and/or barriers thus far? If there are no initiatives, why do you think that is the case? Is there something specific about this State that would me an HIE more or less successful?

Examine the major types of networks and hardware available in terms of range, speed, security, reliability, and price.

From the e-Activity, determine whether you prefer a laptop or desktop. Elaborate on the features that you would want your desktop or laptop to offer, and provide an explanation of why you would want such features.

Imagine that you are moving into a new house and need to consider the home network that you will use. Outline the main considerations that you need to take into account when evaluating your networking options. Examine the major types of networks and hardware available in terms of range, speed, security, reliability, and price. Determine the network that you would implement and the hardware that you would need.

Examine the major benefits for an organization to use solid-state drive (SSD) storage devices.

Read the article titled, “Enterprise IT shops now choose SSD storage,” located here and at http://searchsolidstatestorage.techtarget.com/feature/Enterprise-IT-shops-now-choose-SSD-storage.
Use the Internet and Strayer Library to research the benefits and hazards to organizations that use solid-state drive (SSD) storage devices.  
Write a three to four (3-4) page paper in which you:

Examine the major benefits for an organization to use SSDs.
Analyze the major disadvantages and possible hazards that an organization should consider before adopting SSDs.
Recommend whether or not Delaware Health and Social Services and the Disabled American Veterans should seriously consider SSDs for their organizations. Provide a rationale for your response.
Determine whether SSDs are more or less difficult for computer forensics personnel to examine. Suggest whether or not an organization, such as Health and Social Services and the Disabled American Veterans, should consider the difficulty of computer forensic examinations when considering the purchase of SSDs. Provide a rationale for your response.
Use at least four (4) quality resources in this assignment. Note: Wikipedia and similar Websites do not qualify as quality resources.

Your assignment must follow these formatting requirements:

Be typed, double spaced, using Times New Roman font (size 12), with one-inch margins on all sides; citations and references must follow APA or school-specific format. Check with your professor for any additional instructions.

Points: 130
Case Study 2: Solid State Drives
Criteria
Unacceptable
Below 70% F
Fair
70-79% C
Proficient
80-89% B
Exemplary
90-100% A
1. Examine the major benefits for an organization to use SSDs.
Weight: 20%
Did not submit or incompletely examined the major benefits for an organization to use SSDs.
Partially examined the major benefits for an organization to use SSDs.
Satisfactorily examined the major benefits for an organization to use SSDs.
Thoroughly examined the major benefits for an organization to use SSDs.
2. Analyze the major disadvantages and possible hazards that an organization should consider before adopting SSDs.
Weight: 20%
Did not submit or incompletely analyzed the major disadvantages and possible hazards that an organization should consider before adopting SSDs.
Partially analyzed the major disadvantages and possible hazards that an organization should consider before adopting SSDs.
Satisfactorily analyzed the major disadvantages and possible hazards that an organization should consider before adopting SSDs.
Thoroughly analyzed the major disadvantages and possible hazards that an organization should consider before adopting SSDs.
3. Recommend whether or not Delaware Health and Social Services and the Disabled American Veterans should seriously consider SSDs for their organizations. Provide a rationale for your response.
Weight: 20%
Did not submit or incompletely recommended whether or not Delaware Health and Social Services and the Disabled American Veterans should seriously consider SSDs for their organizations. Did not submit or incompletely provided a rationale for your response.
Partially recommended whether or not Delaware Health and Social Services and the Disabled American Veterans should seriously consider SSDs for their organizations. Partially provided a rationale for your response.
Satisfactorily recommended whether or not Delaware Health and Social Services and the Disabled American Veterans should seriously consider SSDs for their organizations. Satisfactorily provided a rationale for your response.
Thoroughly recommended whether or not Delaware Health and Social Services and the Disabled American Veterans should seriously consider SSDs for their organizations. Thoroughly provided a rationale for your response.
4. Determine whether SSDs are more or less difficult for computer forensics personnel to examine. Suggest whether or not an organization, such as Health and Social Services and the Disabled American Veterans, should consider the difficulty of computer forensic examinations when considering the purchase of SSDs. Provide a rationale for your response.
Weight: 25%
Did not submit or incompletely determined whether SSDs are more or less difficult for computer forensics personnel to examine. Did not submit or incompletely suggested whether or not an organization, such as Health and Social Services and the Disabled American Veterans, should consider the difficulty of computer forensic examinations when considering the purchase of SSDs. Did not submit or incompletely provided a rationale for your response.
Partially determined whether SSDs are more or less difficult for computer forensics personnel to examine. Partially suggested whether or not an organization, such as Health and Social Services and the Disabled American Veterans, should consider the difficulty of computer forensic examinations when considering the purchase of SSDs. Partially provided a rationale for your response.
Satisfactorily determined whether SSDs are more or less difficult for computer forensics personnel to examine. Satisfactorily suggested whether or not an organization, such as Health and Social Services and the Disabled American Veterans, should consider the difficulty of computer forensic examinations when considering the purchase of SSDs. Satisfactorily provided a rationale for your response.
Thoroughly determined whether SSDs are more or less difficult for computer forensics personnel to examine. Thoroughly suggested whether or not an organization, such as Health and Social Services and the Disabled American Veterans, should consider the difficulty of computer forensic examinations when considering the purchase of SSDs. Thoroughly provided a rationale for your response.
5. 4 references
Weight: 5%
No references provided.
Does not meet the required number of references; some or all references poor quality choices.
Meets number of required references; all references high quality choices.
Exceeds number of required references; all references high quality choices.
6. Clarity, writing mechanics, and formatting requirements
Weight: 10%
More than 6 errors present
5-6 errors present
3-4 errors present
0-2 errors present

Describe how organizational culture influences project management.

 
Please respond to the following:

Use www.google.com or www.bing.com to research organizational culture. Review articles or publications that describe how organizational culture influences project management. Next, identify at least three (3) organizational culture characteristics that influence project management success rates and explain how each characteristic influences project management.

How technology is improving medical care, thoroughly explaining what it is, why it’s important, and how it fundamentally impacts the health care system today.

Write a research paper on how technology is improving medical care, thoroughly explaining what it is, why it’s important, and how it fundamentally impacts the health care system today.  Gather evidence and present a well-reasoned argument or debatable issue.

Your rough draft should include the following items:

APA formatted cover page
Introduction with in-text citations
5-10 pages of content that include 3-5 section headings of sub-topics discussions
The contents cover health information technology or healthcare delivery that focus on information management, its implications, challenges, risks, and opportunities
References page with at least 5-10 relative references
Follows APA formatting and standard mechanics in grammar, punctuation, and spelling

Identify some common certifications for digital forensic practitioners and determine whether the certifications are for practitioners at public sector organizations or private sector organizations.

using a web search tool, identify some common certifications for digital forensic practitioners and determine whether the certifications are for practitioners at public sector organizations or private sector organizations

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