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Author: George Reynolds (Author)
Preparing for a future in IT? ETHICS IN INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY, 6E provides an understanding of the legal, ethical, and societal implications of information technology that you’ll need as a successful IT professional. Examine ethical situations in IT and review practical advice for addressing common issues as you study professional codes of ethics, cyberattacks and cybersecurity, security risk assessment, privacy, electronic surveillance, and freedom of expression. You also review Internet censorship, protection of intellectual property, ethical decisions in software systems, IT’s impact on society, social networking, and ethics of IT corporations. This book provides a thorough foundation for addressing ethical issues in today’s workplace. Business vignettes, Critical-Thinking exercises, thought-provoking Cases and decision-making features prepare you to make key business decisions.
Chapter 1 An Overview of Ethics 1
Chapter 2 Ethics for IT Workers and IT Users 43
Chapter 3 Cyberattacks and Cybersecurity 83
Chapter 4 Privacy 133
Chapter 5 Freedom of Expression 185
Chapter 6 Intellectual Property 221
Chapter 7 Ethical Decisions in Software Development 263
Chapter 8 The Impact of Information Technology on Society 299
Chapter 9 social media 329
Chapter 10 Ethics of IT Organizations 357
Appendix A A Brief Introduction to Morality 397
We are excited to publish the sixth edition of Ethics in Information Technology. This new edition builds on the success of the previous editions and meets the need for a resource that helps readers understand many of the legal, ethical, and societal issues associated with information technology. We have responded to the feedback from our previous edition adopters, students, and other reviewers to create an improved text. We think you will be pleased with the results.
Ethics in Information Technology, Sixth Edition, fills a void of practical business information for business managers and IT professionals. The typical introductory information systems book devotes one chapter to ethics and IT, which cannot possibly cover the full scope of ethical issues related to IT. Such limited coverage does not meet the needs of business managers and IT professionals—the people primarily responsible for addressing ethical issues in the workplace. What is missing is an examination of the different ethical situations that arise in IT as well as practical advice for addressing
Ethics in Information Technology, Sixth Edition, has enough substance for an instructor to use it in a full-semester course in computer ethics. Instructors can also use the book as a reading supplement for such courses as Introduction to Management Information Systems, Principles of Information Technology, Managerial Perspective of Information Technology, Computer Security, E-Commerce, and so on