Chief Information Security Officer

Chief Information Security Officer
“You have been hired as the Chief Information Security Officer for a local University. For this role you will be
responsible for establishing and maintaining an enterprise wide information security program to ensure that all
information and data assets are not compromised. Knowing the concepts that are presented in the course, you will
develop a plan to carry out a security program that deters computer crimes, establishes a process for investigation
and outlines which laws are applicable for possible offenders”.

Write a 8 page paper in which :

Research the Internet for recent computer hacker attacks or other crimes that have been committed against higher
educational institutions.

1. Analyze the processes put in place by other higher education institutions in order to prevent these crimes from

2. Recommend processes, methodologies, or technology that can be purchased to lower computer crime threats. Include
specifics on pricing and the level of support and maintenance that would be required.

Research the Internet for current laws and government agencies that exist in your region that address the threat of
computer cyber-crimes.

3. Identify the laws that would be effective to convict offenders. Determine what computer crime fighting government
programs exist within your region that can complement your security operations.

Research the internet for computer forensics technology that can be used by the University.

4. Identify the types and determine the costs of technology that can be used for gathering electronic evidence,
evidence from hardware, evidence from Firewalls, or cell phones.