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ACCG886 Cybersecurity, Governance Frameworks and Ethics
Ethical Dilemmas for Cybersecurity Experts
Due Week XXXXXXXXXXMay 2021)
Value: 40 per cent of final marks
Final February 2021
Writing a business report analysing complex issues and challenges demonstrates communication skills as well as critical, analytical and integrative
thinking. Being able to communicate clearly in writing and reflect on what you have learned is a skill that is valuable for your future as you
navigate the complexities of technology and the associated ethical dilemmas.
The aim of this assessment task is to write a business report that investigates and analyses the issues relating to the ethical dilemmas faced
by cybersecurity practitioners by reading and analysing relevant scholarly articles, using contemporary examples and providing a
personal reflection.
Instructions
1. Download the Conference Proceedings of the 8th Australian Institute of Computer Ethics Conference (available here:
https://auscomputerethics.files.wordpress.com/2020/02/aice-proceedings-2019-final.pdf.
Select one of the conference papers that interest you. The paper you select should have relevance to ethics and cybersecurity.
2. Read the ACM Code of Ethics (the booklet is available here: https://www.acm.org/binaries/content/assets/about/acm-code-of-ethics-
booklet.pdf)
3. Search for additional articles that are relevant to addressing the issues relating to the specific topics discussed in the selected conference
paper.
4. Address the following questions in your report:
a. Explain the ethical dilemma(s) in your selected article. Your explanation should include the business/technology nexus and how emerging
technologies underpin the digital economy.
b. Evaluate the specific cybersecurity ethical issues and challenges in your selected conference paper.
c. How can COBIT 2019 support an appropriate organisational cyber ethics approach in the context of the issues raised in your selected
article?
d. To what extent does the ACM Code of Ethics provide guidance for dealing with cyber ethics in the context of the issues raised in your
selected article?
e. Reflect on an appropriate organisational response to dealing with cybersecurity ethical dilemmas (bearing in mind that cyber security is
dynamic).
https://auscomputerethics.files.wordpress.com/2020/02/aice-proceedings-2019-final.pdf
https://www.acm.org/binaries/content/assets/about/acm-code-of-ethics-booklet.pdf
https://www.acm.org/binaries/content/assets/about/acm-code-of-ethics-booklet.pdf
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ACCG886 Cybersecurity, Governance Frameworks and Ethics
Ethical Dilemmas for Cybersecurity Experts
Due Week XXXXXXXXXXMay 2021)
Value: 40 per cent of final marks
Final February 2021
Report Requirements
1. Write a report that addresses the areas outlined above. The report should not exceed 5,000 words (between 10 and 12 pages depending on the Font
style selected). This excludes the reference list, title page, table of contents and appendices – if applicable. The report should be in 12-point Font,
single spaced in word processing software such as Microsoft Word. The report should have appropriate headings and subheadings (including an
introduction and conclusion).
2. This report must use scholarly articles to support any claims you make. You must use the Harvard referencing style (see
http://libguides.mq.edu.au/Referencing).
3. Take advantage of resources available to you. Learning skills workshops https://students.mq.edu.au/support/study/skills-development/workshop-
calendar are highly recommended. Other resources are available here: https://students.mq.edu.au/support/study/skills-development.
4. Review the marking rubric so that you understand how you will receive feedback.
5. You need to upload your assignment to http://ilearn.mq.edu.au by 23:55 23 May, otherwise your assignment will be considered late (see unit
guide for penalties). You must submit a Word document (a pdf document will not be marked)
http://libguides.mq.edu.au/Referencing
https://students.mq.edu.au/support/study/skills-development/workshop-calendar
https://students.mq.edu.au/support/study/skills-development/workshop-calendar
https://students.mq.edu.au/support/study/skills-development
http://ilearn.mq.edu.au/
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ACCG886 Cybersecurity, Governance Frameworks and Ethics
Ethical Dilemmas for Cybersecurity Experts
Due Week XXXXXXXXXXMay 2021)
Value: 40 per cent of final marks
Final February 2021

Fail (0)

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Pass

Credit

Distinction

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Total
Structure and clarity
of work/ writing
structure (including
spelling/grammar/
paragraph structure)
No attempt,
or
The report is
difficult to
comprehend and
is inappropriately
structured.
Paragraphs are
hard to follow,
and the writing
does not flow
because of the
lack of structure.
Writing is very
choppy. There are
few to no
transition
statements which
connect the ideas
in the work. Work
is difficult to
comprehend
because of
grammar and
spelling errors or
there are many
incomplete or run-
on sentences.
Appears that
grammar and
spell check were
not used.
Many paragraphs
lack a topic
sentence, or the
detail sentences do
not flow from the
topic sentence.
Detail sentences do
not follow the order
introduced in the
topic sentence.
Work is hard to
follow because of
paragraph structure.
The writing is choppy
and the reader
doesn't understand
how we got to the
current topic or
concept from the
previous one. Many
errors in grammar
and spelling.
Appears that
grammar and spell
check were not
used. Incomplete or
run-on sentences
throughout the
report.
Nearly all
paragraphs have a
topic sentence and
detail sentences
which flesh out the
topic. Some
paragraphs do not
flesh out the topic
in the order
introduced in the
topic sentence.
There are some
places where the
reader doesn't
understand how
the previous
concept or topic
connects to the
current one. Few
errors in grammar,
spelling, or
sentence structure
All paragraphs have
a topic sentence.
Detail sentences
flesh out the
information from the
topic sentence in
the order introduced
in the topic
sentence. End of
paragraph leads
into the next topic.
There are some
places where the
reader doesn't
understand how the
previous concept or
topic connects to
the current one.
Excellence in
grammar, spelling,
and sentence
structure.
Sentences are not
too long and are
complete
sentences.
All paragraphs have a topic
sentence. Detail sentences
flesh out the information
from the topic sentence in
the order introduced in the
topic sentence. End of
paragraph leads into the
next topic. The reader
experiences no interruption
to the flow and
understands how each
concept or topic connects
to the previous one.
Excellence in grammar,
spelling, and sentence
structure. Sentences are
not too long and are
complete sentences.




























/5
Integration of
Knowledge
No attempt,
or
The report shows
lack of
understanding of
concepts in the
unit and does not
apply concepts to
The report does
not demonstrate
that the author has
fully understood,
and applied
concepts learned
in the unit. The
concepts and ideas
are not applied to
the topic.
The report
demonstrates that
the author, for the
most part,
understands and
has applied
concepts learned in
the unit. Some of the
concepts are not
applied to the topic.
The report
demonstrates that
the author, for the
most part,
understands and
has applied
concepts learned in
the unit. The author
shows some
analysis of ideas
applied to the topic.
The report
demonstrates that
the author mostly
understands and
has applied
concepts learned in
the unit. The author
shows analysis and
synthesis of ideas
relating to the topic.
The report demonstrates
that the author fully
understands and has
applied concepts learned in
the unit. The author shows
excellent analysis and
synthesis of ideas relating
to the topic.











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ACCG886 Cybersecurity, Governance Frameworks and Ethics
Ethical Dilemmas for Cybersecurity Experts
Due Week XXXXXXXXXXMay 2021)
Value: 40 per cent of final marks
Final February 2021
the topic.
/15
Sources and
Citations
No attempt,
or
The sources
are cited
inconsistently
or not at all.
Does not use
the Harvard
referencing
style.
Fewer than five
current sources, or
fewer than two of
five are peer-
reviewed journal
articles or scholarly
books. Not all web
sites utilised are
credible, and/or
sources are not
current. Does not
cite data obtained
from other sources
or use the Harvard
citation style in text
or in the reference
list.
More than five
current sources of
which at least two
are peer review
journal articles or
scholarly books. All
web sites utilised are
authoritative. Cites
all data obtained
from other sources.
Harvard citation
style is used in both
text and reference
list.
More than six
current sources, of
which at least three
are peer-review
journal articles or
scholarly books. All
web sites utilised
are authoritative.
Cites all data
obtained from other
sources. Harvard
citation style is
used in both text
and reference list.
More than eight
current sources, of
which at least four
are peer-review
journal articles or
scholarly books. All
web sites utilised
are authoritative.
Cites all data
obtained from other
sources. Harvard
citation style is
used in both text
and reference list.
More than ten current
sources, of which at least
six are peer review journal
articles or scholarly books.
Sources include both
general background
sources and specialised
sources. Special interest
sources and popular
literature are
acknowledged as such if
they are cited. All web sites
utilised are authoritative.
Cites all data obtained from
other sources. Harvard
citation style is used in both
text and reference list
























/5
Reflection No attempt,
or
The answer is
copied or
substantially
copied from
materials or other
sources
Response
demonstrates a
lack of reflection.
Viewpoints and
interpretations are
missing,
inappropriate,
and/or
unsupported.
Examples, when
applicable, are not
provided.
Response
demonstrates a
minimal reflection.
Viewpoints and
interpretations are
unsupported or
supported with
flawed arguments.
Examples, when
applicable, are not
provided or are
irrelevant to the
assignment.
Response
demonstrates a
general reflection.
Viewpoints and
interpretations are
supported.
Appropriate
examples are
provided, as
applicable.
Response
demonstrates an in-
depth reflection.
Viewpoints and
interpretations are
well supported.
Clear, detailed
examples are
provided, as
applicable.
Concepts are integrated
into
the writer’s own insights.
Response demonstrates a
particularly in-depth
reflection. Viewpoints and
interpretations are
insightful and well
supported. Clear, detailed
examples are provided, as
applicable. Excellent and
relevant reflection.





/15
Total Points: /40
Answered 14 days AfterMay 01, 2021

Solution

Abhinaba answered on May 10 2021
28 Votes

ETHICAL DILEMMA FOR CYBERSECURITY EXPERTS
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In this report the major focus is scheduled upon the ethical concerns and the issues related to the cybersecurity. In the article...

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