Control Types- BSA 310.

Supporting Activity

Control Types

Resources: SkillSoft (2012). Control Fundamentals and Security Threats.

Laudon, K. C., & Laudon, J. P. (2012). Management information systems: Managing the digital firm (12th ed.). Upper Saddle River, NJ: Pearson/Prentice Hall.



Imagine University of Phoenix’s IT department has hired you. Your first task is to make sure the department is following the most important information security practices.


Write a 2- to 3-page paper highlighting the most important information security practices.


Answer the following questions in your paper in 200 to 300 words each:


·       What are three key elements for an organization to consider in strengthening its overall information security posture? Describe how each plays a role in the operations of the entire organization.

·       How do the principles of information security apply to the material that has been examined during the course? How can the systems used throughout the organization both enable business and protect the data they contain?


Written assignments should be submitted in APA format and must include at least two references (1 of which should be from the reading assignment).


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