Case Study Analysis
Networks and personal computers are under continuous assault from hackers. The types of attacks vary widely in complexity and severity, but according to the text, hackers generally have one of three motives for compromising network:
- Financial fraud,
- Political reasons, or
- Personal reasons.
Search the Internet to find an example of a hacking activity or situation that represent a cyber-crime, but is different from any examples you used in other assignments for this course.
Write a critical essay that meets the following requirements:
- Cite and briefly describe your example.
- Apply what you have learned from the course to this point to identify arguments both in support of and are critical of the behavior of the attackers.
- Discuss which of the three motives best describes the hacker’s intentions and why that motive is the correct one.
- Discuss how an information security policy or planning could have impacted the outcome of this event.
Your paper should be 3 pages in length and conform to APA guidelines. Include at least two scholarly references.