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Cyber Attacks - On April 27, 2007 cyber-attacks began crippling key infrastructures of banks, ministries, and newspapers. These attacks took place, in part, because of a statue. This statue is not just a two-meter tall man holding a helmet; this individual represents and symbolizes the lives lost in the Second World War. The statue has been under a lot of speculation and has torn the population of the country in half. Some believe the status is a symbol of Soviet, formerly Nazi, while some see this statue as symbol of Soviet victory over the Nazis and Russian claims Estonia....   [tags: Cyber Crime]
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Cyber Socializing Has Effects - Many of us know about cyber socializing, and have used some form of it. Whether it’s texting on a cell phone, chatting on Facebook, or sending e-mails, it’s become a part of everyday life. All of these types of modern technology not only make things easier to contact people, but it can go deeper than that and help you stay in touch with maybe a close relative who lives far away, or a friend who just moved away from home. But at the same time, all of these things need to be used carefully because these internet and mobile sources can lead to a harsh reality for people....   [tags: Cyber World]
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Cyber-terrorism - "It is now clear that cyber threat is one of the most serious economic and national security challenges we face as a nation," President Obama has said in one of his addresses to the nation. He would go on the say that "We know that cyber intruders have probed our electrical grid, and that in other countries cyber attacks have plunged entire cities into darkness." (Net Security.org, 2009) When the president of the United States puts this much emphasis into a subject it shows how important it is and how big of an impact it could have on the nation....   [tags: cyber attacks, 2015]
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Cyber Crime and Terrorism - Throughout the years, there has been a steady increase in the amount of cyber crime committed. Technology is a constantly changing entity, constantly evolving, always progressing. Naturally this can make it hard to stay on top of things. In turn, law enforcement runs into various issues regarding cyber crime and cyber terrorism. Cyber crime and terrorism is so complex of a crime that it can be hard to break down the barriers that can lead to justifying the action. Major issues that are prominent in cyber crime and terrorism are that laws vary greatly from country to country....   [tags: Cyber Security, Cybercrime, Internet Crime] 1081 words
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Cyber Security Controls as a Public Good - Society today is plagued with crime that is difficult to combat, constantly changing, and has no borders; this type of crime is called cybercrime. The United States of America is attacked on a daily basis by cyber criminals both foreign and domestic. The crimes committed involve fraud, identity theft, theft of proprietary trade secrets, and even theft of national secrets. The 2009 Internet Crime Report indicates there were 336,655 received cybercrime complaints in 2009 and a total monetary loss of $559.7 million (“2009 Internet Crime Report,” 2009)....   [tags: Technology, Cyber Crime] 2164 words
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Cyber Attacks on the Government’s Transportation Grid - Breaches and Security Implications by Penetration of the Western Interconnection’s Traffic Control System and its Effects on Modern Day Life Year after year, a number of films are released involving computer hacking of some sort along with cyber-villainy. As entertaining as they are, the validity of these possibilities is not explored. Many of these films center revolve around a chaotic vehicle-related scene where a form of the government’s transportation grid is compromised. The breach typically involves traffic control....   [tags: Cyber Terrorism, Cyber Terrorists]
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The Effects of Cyber Bullying on the Mental Health of Middle School-aged Youth - ... Suicide Ideation According to the CDC (2012), suicide ideation is defined as “thinking about, considering, or planning for suicide”. Scholars have conducted research on the correlation of suicidal ideation and traditional bullying (Arseneault et. al., 2010; Kaltiala-Heino et. al, 2000; Rigby et. al., 1999; Wagner et. al., 2007). In addition to traditional bullying, cyber bullying has also been linked with suicidal ideation (Chang, Lee, Chiu, Hsi, Huang, & Pan, 2013; Hinduja et. al., 2010; Kowalski et....   [tags: Cyber Bullying Essays]
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Cyber Criminology: Exploring Internet Crimes and Criminal Behavior by K. Jaishankar - ... 56). The study showed that at the time of arrest of these child predators that the following information was obtained from them: 47 percent had depression or anxiety, 39 percent had alcoholism or drug dependence, 19 percent had a sex addiction, and 10 percent had a history of sexual abuse (Young & Jaishankar, 2011, p. 56). With child predators comes child pornography on the Internet. Child pornography is becoming more known and more wide spread on the Internet today for the fact that it is harder to catch who is putting up the pictures of the children and who is viewing them....   [tags: cyber crime, malware, identity theft]
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Cyber Crime and Cyber Law - Introduction Recently, the Internet has become the most significant technology in all over the world, which is not only used by the people to contact with each other but also utilized by the business organizations to become global (Taylor, Caeti, Loper, Fritsch & Liederbach, 2006). Computer and internet enable the business organizations to execute the Electronic commerce business model, which has become very popular. Computers and Internet are a powerful source in the success of globalization and international business....   [tags: Internet Security, Cybercrime, Online crime]
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Cyber Criminology: The Prevalence of Cyberstalking, Online Harrassment and Bullying - The internet has put the world literally at anyone’s fingertips with a vast quantity of information is a mouse-click away. Information that was once only available in obscure reference libraries or card catalogs can be accessed by everyone. Unfortunately the internet is an equal opportunity tool, and those with virtuous as well as nefarious intentions can use this open resource to further their efforts to levels heretofore unheard of. The internet is also soapbox for free speech that epitomizes the intentions of the founding fathers to allow everyone the same opportunity to have their opinions aired....   [tags: internet, cyber bullying, cyberbullying]
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Cyber-Bullying - ... The next category is somewhat similar in the sense that the bully may not realize that they are virtually cyber bullying. “Vengeful Angel” refers to an individual who is defending themselves or others from an attack, which ultimately leads them to becoming a cyber bullying as well. The last category can be similar to the “school-yard” bully, which is the “Power-Hungry” bully. This category refers to those who may be victims of bullying themselves. A “Power-Hungry” bully wants to feel powerful and control others through their cyber bullying....   [tags: bullying, teen suicide, technology, teenagers]
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Cyber Bullying - ... It is different when it comes to cyber bullying. Hunter (2012) noted that “there is no safe place to get away from it” (p. 56). Cyber Bullying became a social problem because the high rate of suicide and trauma effects to the victims is alarming. Compared to a normal bullying, cyber bullying is easier to do. For those people who want to look for their target, they just easily browse the Internet, join any social networks such as Facebook, then make terrible stories, and then the victim cannot even recognize or know the source of it....   [tags: youth, Internet, technology, social networks]
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Cyber Bullying - We’ve all heard the saying “stick and stones can break my bones, but words can never hurt me.” Sure words don’t hurt physically, but to those who have been or are currently victims of cyber bullying words can be the difference between life and death. “Words hurt, and they hurt much more when repeated in the echo chamber of the Internet.” (Rep. Linda Sanchez via FoxNews.com) There are at least 4 examples in the United States where cyber-bullying has been linked to the suicide of a teenager [1]. What is Cyber Bullying....   [tags: Social Issues, Cyberbullying, internet]
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Cyber Bullying - ... Additional reasons are; the Year 9 students do it to gain power, the bullies have been previously been bullied themselves or that have had unpleasant family experiences at home that influence their behaviour online, this reflects back to socio cultural factors. Socio cultural factors have a large influence on the minds of younger people and can give them an incorrect perspective of what’s right and what’s wrong due to their age and lack of common understanding .Socio cultural factors are our values that we learn from people around us....   [tags: Internet, Mental Health] 1336 words
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Cyber Bullying - ... The data that was collected on the pre student survey supports this thesis with 62% of students agreeing that these are the reason behind cyber Bullying. “If you bully somebody face to face, and they get upset, you see them cry and be hurt. When it's over the Internet, you can't see the emotional reaction and go along thinking it's no big deal.” – Robin Kowalski. This quote relates to why students cyber bully. The sociocultural factors that can impact cyber Bullying include social structures, social factors, and social relationships and networks....   [tags: Mental Health, Harassment, Internet]
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Cyber Bullying - Social Networking has taken bullying to the extreme. Before advanced technology, children and teenagers were troubled by school bullies. Today, they are targeted by bullies via internet. Most people undergo some form of bullying in life. Growing up, I experienced the typical name calling and spiteful comments. I also dealt with minor cases of virtual bullies. These bullies are known as cyber bullies. I find this topic compelling because it’s a matter that has spiraled out of control. “Cyber bullying is defined as using the computer or other electronic devices to intimidate, threaten or humiliate another individual,” Admin October 13th, 2008....   [tags: Internet Crime, Cyberbullying ]
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Cyber Bullying - ... Only one in every ten victims will inform a parent or trusted adult of their abuse. Girls are about twice as likely as boys to be victims and perpetrators of cyber bullying. About fifty-eight percent of kids admit someone has said mean or hurtful things to them online. More than four out of ten say it has happened more than once. About seventy-five percent have visited a website bashing another student. Bullying victims are two to nine times more likely to consider committing suicide. (Do Something) Bullying is very difficult to deal with, no matter what age you are....   [tags: social networking, self-steem, internet]
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Cyber Bullying - Stutzky suggests that cyber bullying is the use of modern communication technologies to embarrass, humiliate, threaten, or intimidate an individual in the attempt to gain power and control over them. Bullying has been around since the beginning of time. These days however, bullying isn’t just happening on the playground, it’s happening on the internet and mobile phones, making it possible to bully a child 24 hours a day. Cyber bullying follows children around the clock and into the safety of their own bedrooms....   [tags: informative essay]
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Cyber Bullying - ... According to AFTAB statistics (2003-04), 65-85% of students in Australia bully to target a child directly, and as the data analysis had shown Meridan State College falls into this national bracket (See Appendix 2). Socio-cultural factors play a significant role in cyber bullying and place pressure onto students of today. Social Justice Principals affect children of today, whilst students complete school and everyday chores, as they affect the equity of access and participation among students....   [tags: Internet, Harrassment, Health Education]
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Cyber Bullying - The rise in technology has influenced our lives with the use of social networking sites and electronic devices predominant with today’s youth. What many adults are unaware of is bullying exists in many forms and is more common in the cyber world. In 2012, CBC news reporter Joan Leishman , aired “Cyber-bullying,” she describes a story about a student named David Knight’s unbearable life entering the Internet. Later in 2014, Rachel Simmons, a former Rhodes Scholar and the founding director of the Girls Leadership Institute, wrote an article titled “Cyberbullying Is a Growing Problem.” Simmons article addressed the impact of cyber bullying in the 21st century and actions school officials and parents overlooked when they are unaware of their child’s Internet activities....   [tags: Why we must stop cyberbullying]
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Cyber Security - ... Progress in technology requires responsibility, and any reasonable person should evaluate major development through ethical scopes. The second feature of cyber security would be function in the legal field. Has cyber security been emphasized in legal education. Will litigators be able to understand basics in cyber terrorism development. The legal profession is behind the techniques and developments used in cybercrime, and there are various ways to fix the lethargy of the legal system. Internet is an amazing achievement for mankind....   [tags: Internet, technology, cyberspace, abuse, Orthus]
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Cyber Bullying - Sending a text through a mobile phone or sending an email through the internet used to be a harmless way to communicate with friends and family when weekends became clogged with assignments and work. As technology advanced so did bullying. Bullies began to send threatening text messages, send harassing emails, and use the likes of social networking sites to torment, humiliate, embarrass or target other students. Cyber bullying uses e-technology as a means of victimising others by e-mail, chat room discussion groups, instant messaging, webpages or SMS (text messaging) ,with the intention of harming another person (Cyber Safety Glossary ,16 Jun, 2010)....   [tags: informative essay]
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Cyber Bullying - Going to a new school in Massachusetts, all the way from Ireland, Phoebe Prince is ready to start a new life and make new friends. Not everything always workes out in her favor, though. As soon as Prince starts dating the star football player, the threats start flowing in. The constant torments at school leave her lonely and depressed, and when she got home, it never stopped. She was getting never ending text messages and the torments didn’t stop there. Phoebe was constantly getting harassed through social networking sites, such as Facebook....   [tags: Technology, Real Perpetrators, Cyberbullying] 1921 words
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Cyber Bullying - In 2003, a fifteen years old, dropped out of school after a few of his classmates found a video of him and posted it on the internet (Harmon, 2003). Three years earlier, a fourteen year old girl hung herself after receiving threatening phone calls from classmates (CBC News Online, 2005). In the school year 2005-2007, some of eight million students said they were bullied at school, and about nine thousand or so said they were cyber-bullied. According to Dr. Shaheen Sharif of McGill University says “cyber bullying consist of being bullied through camera phones, text messages, web sites and online chat rooms”(Sharif & Gouin,2005 3)....   [tags: Violence, Cyberbullying, internet]
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Cyber Bullying - Sarah is an average teenage girl. She gets decent grades, likes to hang out with friends and is on the track team. One day when Sarah arrives at school she notices other kids staring at her and whispering, but she doesn’t think too much of it. Later in the day at lunch a few kids mutter nasty words at her as they pass by, kids she doesn’t even know. After school she turns on her cell phone and see 15 text messages from numbers she doesn’t know, all of them calling her horrible names like “skank” and “bitch.” Once she is home Sarah checks her e-mail to find messages like the ones on her phone, but one of them has a link....   [tags: Bullying ]
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Cyber-crime - People want to feel safe. If someone owns a precious object it is stored in a safe hidden in their house. To further protect a house the front doors have handle locks and dead-bolts. To keep personal items safe items like wallet chains are used to stop criminals in their tracks. In the case of cars where they cannot always be watched, car alarms were made to protect from thieves. All of these systems are in place to keep people and their possessions safe. There is an area in people’s lives that is not heavily inspected for weaknesses, however....   [tags: Internet]
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Cyber Vulnerabilities - INTRODUCTION With cyber-attacks on the continuous rise, organizations public and private must address computer security vulnerabilities. SANS Institute has revealed “unpatched client-side software applications” as the top priority vulnerability for organizations globally. In conjunction with unpatched client software, vulnerable “Internet-facing web sites” can result in an organizations infrastructure to be compromised. In this study I will address the issue of unpatched client software, the impact to an organizations infrastructure, and patch management as a vital mitigation solution....   [tags: Technology]
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Cyber-Learning To Make Cyber-Teachers - Cyber-Learning To Make Cyber-Teachers Cyber-culture is a large group of people the majority of which are young. This is because the internet's prominence is new. Fifteen years ago very few people were on-line at home. Children who have grown up with the Internet are more likely to use it as a tool for learning and communicating; they had the choice of not writing by hand, of always emailing instead of phoning. People who grew up without the Internet did not have that choice; there was a time when they had to write by hand, when they had to use the phone....   [tags: Internet Education Learning Essays]
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Cyber Terrorism - Cyber Terrorism Thus far we have scratched the surface of the ever-perplexing problem of terrorism. As it has evolved those in the position of countering it have also gained some valuable experience. Even with this knowledge it is very difficult, bordering on impossible to prevent terrorist acts from occurring. In the recent past there has been an extra element added to this confusing and dangerous equation, the Internet and other computer capabilities. Cyber-terrorism is a realistic possibility but is it as detrimental as other forms of conventional terrorism such as a car bomb....   [tags: Internet Web Cyberspace Terror Essays]
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Cyber Ethics - Cyber Ethics: Rules for Using the Web We all have heard of ethics. According to Webster’s II New College Dictionary (1995), ethics is the rules or standards governing the conduct of a person or the members of a profession. As Winn Schwartau (2001) stated “ethics is also about understanding how your actions will affect other people”. Cyber-ethics is the ethical decisions we make when using the Internet. We are tasked to use the Internet on a daily basis and we task students to use the Internet regularly, but to use it properly we must adhere to ethics....   [tags: essays research papers] 1075 words
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Cyber-Terrorism - Cyber-Terrorism Cyber-Terrorism is a reality in the modern age of rapid technological advancement. As fast as new technology is established, people find ways to hack and corrupt it. Many times there is malicious intent behind such actions. These acts can include everything from computer viruses to contraband network servers to pirated IP addresses and credit account fraud. All of the stories we hear and those annoying emails that warn of a multitude of viruses can lull us into complacency when none of them come to fruition....   [tags: Papers] 968 words
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Cyber Crime - Cyber Crime Computers have improved a great deal from the time that they were invented to the present. They have even improved a great deal from year to year. This may be positive, but then again it has a negative effect on society. The use and advancement of technology has increased different types of crimes like the following; terrorism, black marketing, and theft crimes. It is also responsible for the success of their respective criminal assets. These technologies related crimes are described by one word, which is cyber crime....   [tags: Technology, Internet, cybercrime] 689 words
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Cyber Cheating - The clock is ticking and you are staring at the screen of your laptop blankly with no thoughts going through your head and your eyelids slowly closing. Your 10 page report is due in 5 hours and you have not a single clue what you are going to write about. Many students would put some foolish words together and pass it in. Some would say "the hell with it" and go to bed. However, the increasingly common solution that more and more students are using is- cyber cheating. David Abel of the Boston Globe argues whether the "internet has created more cheaters or more skillful ones." The answer to that is more skillful ones....   [tags: Ethics] 518 words
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The Dangers of Cyber-Terrorism - In the future, cyber crime will become the leading threat to the safety and security of the American people. Experts on cyber crime agree that cyber crime is an issue that needs to be focused on more in-depth because the wide-spread use of computers by the global economy has made the use of computers and internet vital to everyday life (Siegel, 2009; FBI, 2011). There are 3 major types of cyber crime which includes: cyber fraud, cyber vandalism, and cyber terrorism (Seigel, 2009; Thio, 2010). Cyber terrorism, the more dangerous of the 3, is defined as the use of digital equipment to bring down a country by tapping into its computer based programs and dismantling its infrastructure which includes but not limited to: banking networks, air traffic control systems, gas and oil production, transportation, and emergency services that all rely on computer networks to function (Thio, 2010)....   [tags: Terrorism Without Borders]
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Cyber Bullying: It's A Crime - Most of us have heard the saying “sticks and stones may break my bones, but words will never hurt me”. With today’s technology, that saying may no longer hold true. Studies show that in the past five years, online bullying has quadrupled (M. Ross, 3). The technology has given bullies a whole another proposal for their actions; virtual name-calling can have harsh effects on the security of kids and teens in today’s society. An online bully is someone who sends messages via technology, hides behind that keyboard and uses words or pictures to embarrass and bully their target....   [tags: Internet, Cyberbullying]
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Cyber-plagiarism - Cyber-plagiarism It's two o'clock in the morning, you're just one page into a 10-page term paper that's due at eight o'clock. A few years ago, that would have been it: You would have submitted the paper late, if at all, and dealt with the consequences. But this is 2005, and so, in your most desperate hour, you try a desperate ploy. You log on to the Internet, enter "term papers" into an online search engine, and find your way to www.termpaper.com. There you find a paper that fits the assignment, enter your credit card number, and then wait until the file shows up in your e-mail account....   [tags: Internet Plagiarism] 1467 words
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Cyber Studies - Cyber Studies This essay will argue that the influence of new technologies are changing the relationship between the media and their audiences. This concept will be explored by examining the current media communication model and how new technologies influence it’s future. Future media possibilities are raised and the implications of them for the relative industries are discussed. This essay is molded around the idea that these new technologies are giving audiences the power to shape the future of media and it’s capabilities....   [tags: Technology Media Technological Papers]
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Cyber Crimes - Cyber Crimes Missing Works Cited Millions of people around the world use computers and the internet everyday. We all use it in school, work even at home, computers have made us life easier, it has brought so many benefits to society but it has also brought some problems, cybercrimes is one of them. The internet could be considered a type of community of computer networks, therefore we could consider it a society. Like in every society, in the internet there is commerce, education, entertainment, and of course there is crime, cybercrime....   [tags: Computers Technology Crime Internet Essays] 1748 words
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Cyber Pornography - Geeks & Pr0n: A study of the culture behind the underground realm of cyber pornography. The spawning of the public Internet as we know it today provided a brand new type of communication, virtually unrestricted, and naturally, as with nearly every other form of communication, has been exploited by pornography. This newly-invented category of pornography, to be called “cyberporn,” would not only revolutionize its own industry, but also help to speed the development and growth of the Internet....   [tags: essays research papers fc]
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Cyber Addicts - Cyber Addicts The Longest River: Denial A hallmark of someone who is engaging in this addiction pattern, but who has not accepted that their behavior is out of their control, is denial. Denial is a psychological defense mechanism that enables a person to continue to engage in a behavior in spite of relatively obvious negative consequences on their life. It’s a way to protect ourselves from seeing or feeling things that are unpleasant. In the case of the gambling addict, there may be repeated warnings from his or her spouse that they will not tolerate continued spending of household savings, job loss, and constant harassment by creditors....   [tags: essays papers] 804 words
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Cyber Security Departments - ... "Germany Opens Cyber Defence Centre in Response to Critical Infrastructure Attacks." Germany Opens Cyber Defence Centre in Response to Critical Infrastructure Attacks. Computer Weekly, 21 June 2011. Web. 10 Dec. 2013. <http://www.computerweekly.com/news/2240104848/Germany-opens-cyber-defence-centre-in-response-to-critical-infrastructure-attacks>. Blacharski, Dan, Lucy Oppenheimer, and A. Joseph. "What Is a Programmable Logic Controller (PLC)?" WiseGEEK. Conjecture Corporation, 14 Jan. 2013. Web....   [tags: Threats, Government, Technology]
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Cyber Bullies Beware - Over 200 years ago, our founding fathers adopted the Bill of Rights as part of our Constitution. The First Amendment is arguably the most well known liberty we have in this country as it guarantees “Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof; or abridging the freedom of speech, or of the press; or the right of the people peaceably to assemble, and to petition the government for a redress of grievances." As we fast forward 220 years, freedom of speech is still a hot button issue that is consistently protected as one of our fundamental rights....   [tags: Law]
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Exploring the Issue of Cyber Bullying - Cyber bullying has been a topic for scholarly inquiry, political debate, and policy reform since the commercialization of the Internet. Pre-internet bullying involved socially marginalized children and teenagers picking on their friends and other marginalized children in the school yard. Traditional discipline included detentions, phone calls to their parents, and some sort of reconciliation between the children involved. Today however, the climate for bullies has dramatically changed and the risk-reward balance has been significantly tilted in favour of the bullies....   [tags: Cyberbullying, internet] 1224 words
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Bullying Evolution: Cyber-bullying - At some point during your childhood, you may have encountered that troubled individual, typically known as the “bully” that drove fear in the hearts of the weakest link by humiliating them, taking what is rightfully theirs, constantly picking on them and sometimes even inflicting physical abuse. Well I hate to break it to you but this individual is back and is more equipped than before, preying on the weak and vulnerable in the cyber world (internet). Most recently, it took a crime wave of “cyber bullying” before our media and leaders in the Untied States gave it attention; now that the American people realize that the “classroom bully” has evolved into a more dangerously clever and sinister inflictor of emotional scars, invader of privacy and has the potential to inflict life threatening humiliation....   [tags: Bullying]
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Causes of Cyber-Bullying - ... Meanwhile, Foxman and Silverman's article appears very professional. The authors never use the word "I" in their article, they write as a whole addressing everyone. They use very formal language and a serious manner. This in itself affects the credibility of both articles. While Harding’s writing style may appear unprofessional, however, once you actually read through the article, her style of writing is actually very appealing. She connects with a reader in a way that makes the article relatable and keeps the reader intrigued....   [tags: Social Media, Comparing Articles] 767 words
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Cyber-Crime is a Serious Problem - Millions of people around the world use computers and the internet every day. We all use it in school, work even at home, computers have made us life easier, it has brought so many benefits to the society but it has also brought some problems and cybercrimes is one of them. “The times have really changed,” said Greg Garcia, the department’s assistant secretary for cyber security and communications. “We’re seeing now phishing, farming, botnets … war dialing and domain server spoofing. And we’re seeing coordinated cyber-attacks against nation states.” (Fowler 5) Cybercrime is one of the most prevalent and most popular rising crimes being committed today....   [tags: Crime ]
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E-Commerce and Cyber Attacks - E-commerce security threats and technology solution dimensions consist of integrity, authenticity, confidentiality, privacy, availability, etc. (Laudon & Traver, 2012, p.268). The internet can serve as a very useful tool or it can be a tool manipulated to perform unethical actions. Its function as tool all depends on what the user and what they intend to do with the information they download, view or share. Many analysts trace the increase in the number of issues faced by consumers today to the internet....   [tags: Security ]
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Cyber Crime of Hacking - ... It is also recommended that documents containing this information should be shredded before being discharged. Shredding would ensure that these documents cannot be of any use to hackers and ensure the content is not subject to view. This is because some cybercrime hackers get massive obsolete information to gather important pieces of materials that may enable them to easily hack into Homeland Security systems. Search for programs used by hackers in cybercrime attacks vary. These programs could be software programs or any programmable gadget that could facilitate cybercrime....   [tags: Homeland Security, Cybercrimes]
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Cyber Age of Education - When I am asked to look back at my education, I come to realize that my generation is participating in a changing segment in the history of education. Starting school from pen and paper, my generation has gone through the period when education was about static textbooks and handwritten papers but we are now in the movement toward a new cyber age. We have come from a history where religious and ethnic culture played a major influence in education but now our advancing technologies shift the major contributors to computers and electronic media....   [tags: Technology] 1911 words
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It's War in the Cyber-World - The new internet legislation acts, SOPA and PIPA, are creating serious disputes between internet corporations and national authorities. Those acts seem to be hindering global freedom of expression, which goes against the bases of the concept of the cyber-world. The internet has proved to be one of the most revolutionary concept and tool of the century taking communication and sharing of information to a whole new level. From education to arts and politics, people have access to knowledge with little or no limits....   [tags: U.S. Law ]
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Gen Y, Cyber Society - ... Gen Y is all about ‘it’ll get done in my own time’, often dubbed ‘the entitled generation’ and ‘generation now’, the Y is all about convenience. Born into a technology boom, media and technology has been a part of Gen Y’s life forever; served to them on a platter by society, Gen Y hasn’t had much choice in participation. Not only are they a product of technology, but also a product of society; people are shaped by peers and parents alike, not only does the technology boom connect more and more people together, but can alienate them further from those from other generations or cultures who aren’t as in touch with the technology age....   [tags: Medium, Functions, Overview] 903 words
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Cyber/Internet Law - ... In the electronic platform; however, firms have to flex the general terms in certain cases in order to suit their intentions. For example, the terms regarding when the contract is deemed as concluded are variant across different organizations. In some companies acceptance is made by way of email, while in other companies’ acceptance takes the form of issuance of reference numbers. Such terms are contained in the company’s website, and it is usually the customer to read and understand them. Consideration takes the form of the customer’s payment for the accepted offer....   [tags: technology, electronic signature]
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Cyber Terrorism: A Threat to the United States - Scope This original product provides perspective and understanding of the nature and capacity of an emerging threat against the United States. This assists federal, state, local and tribal government agencies and authorities, and other entities develop priorities for protective measures and understanding relating to an existing or emerging threat to the national security of the United States. Key Terms: - Cyber Terrorism: “Any premeditated, politically motivated attack against information, computer systems, computer programs, and data which results in the violence against non-combatant targets by sub-national groups or clandestine groups.” A cyber terrorism attack is designed to inflict physical violence or financial destruction....   [tags: Terrorism, hackers, national security]
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Cyber Security Controls As a Public Good - Overview Society today is plagued with crime that is difficult to combat, constantly changing, and has no borders; this type of crime is called cyber-crime. The United States of America is attacked on a daily basis by cyber criminals both foreign and domestic. The crimes committed involve fraud, identity theft, theft of proprietary trade secrets, and even theft of national secrets. The 2009 Internet Crime Report indicates there were 336,655 received cyber-crime complaints in 2009 and a total monetary loss of $559.7 million (“2009 Internet Crime Report,” 2009)....   [tags: Technology]
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Cyber-Bullying: A Brief Research Proposal - Introduction Internet usage in children and adolescents has been increasing in a steadily fashion in the past number of years and with the increase in internet usage, a new form of bullying has developed – Cyber bullying. Cyber bullying can be defined as “the electronic posting of mean-spirited messages about a person,” (Merriam-Webster, 2012). This form of bullying can come through various mediums including but not limited to text messages, emails, videos, and social networking sites. There is an overwhelming amount of information that defines cyber bullying, identifies the demographics of bullies and victims of cyber bullying, and identifies the outcomes of cyber bullying on victims....   [tags: Social Issues]
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Cyber Security Policies and Defense Contractors - Abstract Cyber security policies in the private sector have been a challenging issue for major defense contractors, especially after recent attacks. As a result, the U.S. increased its strict enforcement against these companies by justifying its intervention to improve cyber security. The government would like to impose standards for companies who lack the proper protocol. Due to the revised and new procedures, corporations are responding by rejecting any congressional intervention. This has caused major friction in the relationship between the government and industry....   [tags: Cyberspace Policy Review] 1090 words
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An Analysis of Cyber-Bullying in a Multiethnic Sample - The advancements in modern technology poses a new challenge in today’s youth, affecting not just students but adults and teachers alike in combating what is popularly known as cyber-bullying. Cyber-bullying emerged from the anonymity technology provides bullies, the victims’ would receive repeated taunts, flames, in the form of emails, text messages, messages lefts on the victims’ social networking sites up to exclusion from those media sites. Goebert, D., Else, I., Matsu, C., Chung-Do, J., and Chang, J.Y., (2011) looked into the effects of cyber bullying on the mental health of ethnic high school students....   [tags: Technology ]
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Cyber Security Business Continuity Plan - Cyber Security Business Continuity Plan The cyber security department will ensure that the organization will have continual protected access to the organization’s network. The protected access of the network will be available 24 hours a day and 7 days out of the week. The protected access will also be available during emergencies. Emergencies will not hamper or hinder the organization’s ability to access the network. Arrangements have been put in place for emergencies to have protected access to the network....   [tags: Information Technology]
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Cyber Bullying: A Study of Long Term Effects on Adolescent Cyber Bullying - Introduction: Cyber bullying is a topic that has been researched many times. As technology changes, it is important that research is kept up to date on how victimization can affect present and future psychosocial adjustment issues. Cyber bullying is defined as victimization that intends to harm another through electronic means, where individuals can harm without physical interaction. (Tokunaga, 2010). Cyber bullying requires little planning and there is little chance of being caught. It is important to realize that as adolescents are becoming more in tune with technology, they are engaged in many more activities that are online based, therefore spending more time online....   [tags: Internet, Cyberbullying]
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Stop Cyber Warfare Before It Happens - Shortly after the horrendous violations of human rights by the Nazi’s, in 1949 the Geneva Convention was created. This fourth treaty was established to create the rules and regulations of what is expectable in times of warfare. It gives protection to civilians in times when war tares families and countries apart. President Obama speaking on the importance of the fourth Geneva Convention stated, “We lose ourselves when we compromise the very ideals that we fight to defend…And we honor those ideals by upholding them not when it's easy, but when it is hard” (“President”)....   [tags: International Conflict ]
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Cyber warfare: The past present and future - The branches of the military, for a couple generations, have always been the Army, Navy, Air force, Marine Corps, and the Coast Guard; however, in an ever evolving digital world, the notion that outer space would be the next military front is being rapidly replaced by the idea that cyber space will be the next arms race. The United States has been defending attacks on their infrastructure day after day, night after night, when one hacker on one side of the world sleeps, another takes their place to attempt to compromise the US government....   [tags: War, Internet]
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Cyber-Physical Systems Are We Ready? - ... Recent blackout of 2012 in India was the largest blackout in world history . These only strengthen the need for the Advanced Electric Grid. CPS will bring the digital technology to Grids making them more efficient and secure. The use of Digital Technology to augment the electrical grid, would improve their reliability, security and efficiency . This class of technology is generally termed as Advanced Electric Grid or Smart Grid. It involves embedding intelligence into a combination of several aspects related to the existing grids such Electricity Generation, Transmission, Distribution at the systems operation level....   [tags: Coupled Actuation, Technology Advancement]
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The Emergence of Media and Bias in the Cyber World - The modern world has been subjected to an influx of technological advancements which make it difficult for people to keep up with the times of the cyber world. In particular, with the birth of the Internet, information has never been easier to circulate, and even worldwide circulation is now possible at a mouse click. The 21st century also signifies the era of globalization, a movement which is redefining individuals’ preferences as well as changing the way they react to one another. When advancements in information technologies are added to globalization, a reaction takes place, one whose product is something called media....   [tags: Media]
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Cyber Intelligence Sharing and Protection Act - The Stop Online Piracy Act was proposed in January of 2012. SOPA was a legislative act that attempted to prevent piracy through DNS blocking and censorship. The legislation caused the protest and blackout of multiple online internet services including Reddit, 4Chan, Google, Wikipedia, Mozilla, and Tumblr. Now, internet users are faced with another possible challenge called the Cyber Intelligence Sharing and Protection Act, or CISPA. CISPA was quickly passed by the House of Representatives on April 26th, 2012, and is now being processed through the Senate (Beadon)....   [tags: U.S. Law]
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Cyber Crime Committed on the Internet - Cyber Crime Committed on the Internet Cyber crime is an issue that has been prevalent in this nation ever since the creation of the massive thing we like to call the Internet. The Internet has opened up so many things to all of its users: including online shopping, news, weather, email, online games, and just about anything. From this recent invention creating all of these new things for us, it seems like the Internet could be nothing but great for our society. Yet, what some of us failed to realize was the fact that the door swings both ways....   [tags: Exploratory Essays, Research Papers]
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From Hacking to Cyber Terrorism - From Hacking to Cyber Terrorism Introduction Information technology (IT) is evolving everyday and our day-to-day life is becoming more and more dependent on it. In this twenty first century, we cannot imagine ourselves without emails, online banking systems and health care systems and without World Wide Web. In other words, evolution of IT has given a modern, technologically advanced and convenient life to the society. But, over the time we are also observing explosive growth in the darker side of the IT - regarding hacking and cyber crimes....   [tags: Computers Software Hackers Essays]
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The Importance of Corporate Network Security - ... The firewalls can be used by the company to define the kind of operations that are allowed from the customer end thus reducing the risk of experiencing computer network attacks.  Secure Socket layer This defines encryption between a host and a client, for our case, between the customers situated in different locations and the company’s web server. This will safeguard the customers’ information and ensure that they do not fall into the wrong hands of fraudsters. For instance, customers’ confidential information (whenever a site is visited and the information used) like credit card numbers, Social Security Numbers and Personal addresses are encrypted before being transmitted over the computer network....   [tags: cyber crime, cyber security]
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Social Control of Cyber Space - Social Control of Cyber Space Our nation's infrastructure is daily becoming much more of an abstract environment due to the use of organized cyber criminals hacking away at our super computer information systems. They are generating unpredictable challenges for law enforcement in discovering the unethical abuse on computer systems and a concentration on the young topic of cyber terrorism threatening our criminal justice system. Our law enforcement continues to invent newer methods to function and learn from this new social phenomenon and define cyber terrorism activity as motivation by the rapid growth of technology as a challenge, dominance, and as pleasure to obtain privileged information for illegal use to intentionally harm others and our information networks as well....   [tags: Papers] 1901 words
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Cyber Culture: The Future of Print - Cyber Culture: The Future of Print When we think of technology, what often comes to mind are televisions, communications devices such as cell phones and satellites, computers, and different modes of transportation. However, there are other ways in which technology is applied, one of those being the Internet and its various components including email, chat rooms, and search engines. The list of uses for the Internet is innumerable and many corporations and universities are forcing people to make use of it....   [tags: Technology Literature Essays]
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Cyber Bullying and Hate Speech - Free speech is both a universal and national liberty. The United Nations and the United States of America believe that free speech is something that humans should be allowed to exercise. However, each respective group has their own limitations. These limitation, although broad, protect against free speech being taken too far. Like any liberty or privilege there must be a line in the sand to keep extremists from aggressively using and abusing this right. The United Nations formed "The Universal Declaration of Human Rights." With in this declaration are 40 articles with a preamble examining the rights which they believe are basic and necessary....   [tags: Freedom of Speech 2014]
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Cyber Culture and The Future of Print - Cyber Culture and The Future of Print How has writing and the way we read changed in the last fifty years. Technology, reading, and writing has changed greatly over the last five decades, but how much has it affected our culture. Technology has become our culture, we are cyber culture. We need everything as fast as we can get it, somehow we’ve lost the time through the years to read and write as we once did. Computers have changed the way we work, go to college, shop and so many other day to day events....   [tags: Technology Technological Papers]
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Freedom of Cyber-Speech - Freedom of Cyber-Speech        Freedom of speech has always been an important issue in American society.  With the advent of the Internet as a high-speed communication device, this issue has become even more prominent in recent years.  This paper will explore the issue of whether the Internet should be censored. Additionally, it will investigate possible methods for undertaking this censorship.               Since 1787, the Constitution has been integral part of American society.  The First Amendment to the Constitution, passed in 1791, reads: Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof; or abridging the freedom of speech, or of the press; or the right of the people peaceably to assemble, and to petition the Government for a redress of grievances....   [tags: Internet Censorship Essay]
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The Hidden Dimensions of ‘Cyber’ Culture - The Hidden Dimensions of ‘Cyber’ Culture It’s 10:30 pm. Everyone seems to be asleep, but not quite. Something waits for me beyond the walls of my room. I sit on my swiveling chair, and let the computer screen glow against my face. I launch the internet browser and with just one click on My Favorites folder (contains important saved links of sites), I have the home page of “JoliesNipple” Forum in front of my eyes in no time. Meanwhile, MSN (instant messenger) automatically logs me in obediently, letting know my ingroup that I’m online and available for active interaction....   [tags: Papers] 1430 words
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Cyber Bullying: The Latest Threat to Hawaii's Youth - ... Students need to know what effect cyber bullying can have on people by hearing true stories and statistics. Consequences need to be verbalized and enforced so that students do not think they can get away with harmful behavior. The more awareness about cyber bullying, the less cyber bullying will occur. Bringing students together and helping them understand the subject is the key to stopping it (Paullet and Chawdhry). Schools can educate and inform students on cyber bullying, but parents and guardians should be the most involved in their child's social networking and cell phone use....   [tags: technology, social networks, communication]
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Cyber-Warfare: The Importance of the New Digital Battlefield - For thousands of years warfare remained relatively unchanged. While the tactics and weapons have changed as new methods of combat evolved, men and women or their weapons still had to meet at the same time and place in order to attack, defend, surrender or conquer. However, the advent of the of the internet has created a new realm of combat in which armies can remotely conduct surveillance, reconnaissance, espionage, and attacks from an ambiguous and space-less digital environment. Both state and non-state actors have already embraced this new realm and utilized both legal and illegal means to further facilitate their interests....   [tags: Information Technology ]
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Cyber Bullying Essay for Health Education 2011 - ... Nobody can do everything, but everyone can do something, this famous quote by Peter Tozer directly refers to bullying. Within a school everyone can do something to stop cyber bullying. Peer groups can create a support network [fig. 8.3] for victims by reporting cyber bullying to the principal who will in turn deal with the situation. An article by the National Foundation of Human Diseases and Conditions (2011) suggests that, peer pressure is when people may think that to "fit in" they need to adopt similar values, beliefs, and goals or participate in the same activities as their friends....   [tags: Health Education, Statistics]
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Catastrophic Telecommunications Cyber Attacks: A Current Fallacy - ... While there continues to be a commercial application for hard-wired networks, the move over recent years has been through the wireless domains. As technology evolves so too does the manner by which we communicate and send information. Even newer developments appear to be emerging as ultra-wide band, software-defined radio and mesh networks, individually and combined, begin to challenge the way by which telecommunications is regulated in this country because they eliminate a scarcity of spectrum....   [tags: Technology, wireless, e-security]
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Dealing with Cyberbullying - Cyberbullying is bullying that uses technology such as the internet or mobile phones. Cyberbullying does not necessarily take place on school grounds, but harmful effects are experienced by victims of cyber bullying in schools. There a number of technological tools that cyber bullies use such as internet, email, social networking sites, and mobile phones. There are also a number of prevention strategies that school counselors, school personnel, students, and parents can adopt to help prevent cyber bullying....   [tags: Cyber bullying]
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The Detrimental Effects of Traditional Bullying and Cyber Bullying - We have all heard the phrase “sticks and stones may break my bones but words can never hurt me” on the playground or school bus ride home. The phrase was normally thrown out to bullies during a fight in the schoolyard, pushes in the hall, food thrown in the cafeteria, or during the endless teasing and taunting on bus rides to/from school. According to a national survey conducted by the National Center for Education Services, U.S. Department of Education in 2002, 32% of students in grades 6-12 reported being bullied....   [tags: Social Issues, Cyberbullying]
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On Tumblr: How it Gave Light to Pseudonymity and Cyber-bullying - Today’s generation utilizes a different medium of communication which is social networking. Different social networking sites are introduced over the years such as Facebook, Twitter, Formspring and lastly, Tumblr. Tumblr, a social networking site that gained popularity in the Philippines, is becoming an avenue for people to express themselves which is being overused through pseudonymity and degrades the self esteem of an individual. Tumblr is defined by Pearson (2009) as a social-networking site which is a photo-blog platform which enables its users to post anything that they wish....   [tags: Social Media ]
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