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Wednesday, May 24

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Sunday, May 21

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    IntroWeek 2 Readings - ThreatIntroThreat Environment:
    Click Here to Kill Everyone, {The Internet of ThingsDangerous Future.pdf} (Bruce Schneir, January 27, 2017)
    Everyone's been hacked, now what? (Kim Zetter, Wired 05-04-12)
    Hack Back (A DIY anatomy of a hack)
    Week 2 ReadingsThreat Environment (Optional):
    I am calling you from Windows Tech Support (Bruce Schnier)(Nate Anderson, Ars Technica, 10-12-2012)
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Friday, May 19

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    Security in the News is something that we will be covering all semester. At the beginning of each class I'll ask everyone to bring up any current news item related to IT security that you've heard about, read, etc. If the news is web-based I'm also encouraging you to 'flip' it into our class curated magazine - CyberSecurity a FlipBoard. FlipBoard is an app that works on both Android and iOS.
    this link: If this
    You flip articles from within FlipBoard by clicking on the + sign you see on any article in any magazine in FlipBoard. you can easily search for articles that are relevant for our class from within FlipBoard. You can also 'flip' articles to our magazine via a web browser by using the FlipBoard bookmarklet where you can also find instructions for creating a 'bookmarklet' for Safari on your iOS device.
    Watch this video to see how to flip articles from either the app or from your browser.
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Wednesday, May 17

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Tuesday, May 16

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    Fall 2015 Class Presentation Files/Links:
    Introduction to CyberSecruity
    Chapter 1 - The Threat Environment
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Thursday, May 11

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    Exam 1 (Chapter 1-4, Module A, Readings)
    There will be No Class on June 14th, due to the exam.
    Chapter 5
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    Summer 2017
    ACG 6415: Advanced Accounting Information Systems
    Kenneth G. Dixon School of Accounting
    University of Central Florida
    May 15 - July 15, 2017
    When: Thursday 6:00-8:50
    Location: BA1 116
    Professor: Dr. Steven Hornik
    Office: BA1 432
    Telephone: 407-823-5739
    Office Hours: Monday and Wednesday 5:00 - 6:00 and by appointment.
    Required Text and Materials:
    Corporate Computer and Network Security, by R. Boyle and Raymond R. Panko 4th Edition. ISBN: 978-0-13-354519-7
    Email Account (If I need to send out email I will use your Knights mail account) and Access to the Web
    Get the FlipBoard app (iPhone, iPad, or Android needed) and sign up for an account.
    Create Second Life Account for Access Control Simulation Project
    Course Prerequisites: ACG 4401
    Course Objectives
    After completing this course you should have a strong grounding in computer and network security. You will understand the factors related to the plan-protect-respond cycle of IT security, as well as an understanding of networking concepts. You will learn of the importance of IT security to the accounting profession and of the various control frameworks that accountant's rely on for SOX compliance. It is important to state here some of the things you will not learn and which are not objectives of this course. This course is learning about defense from the many threats that individual and corporations face on a daily basis to their IT infrastructure, in doing so we will learn about many threats and how they exploit vulnerabilities but we will NOT be using these exploits in class.
    Grade Components:
    Exam 1 (chapters 1-5 & module A, readings)
    Final Exam (chapters 6-10, readings, some cumulative)
    Security in the News
    Access Control Simulation Report
    Total Points
    Grading System
    After several years of study, discussion, and implementation design, UCF has modified the existing grading practices. Starting with the Fall 2001 Semester, plus and minus grades can now be given to students. Note: the grades for this class will use the new plus/minus system.
    The following is the system that was recommended by the Faculty Senate, and will be used in this course:
    < 59%
    Each exam will have two parts: 1) Multiple choice consisting of 50 questions and 2) Essay questions. The two parts can be taken from home and are open-book. The two parts will each have a time limit and can be taken in any order over the days available for the exam.
    Security in The News
    See the Security in the news page for details.
    Access Control Simulation
    You will use the platform Second Life to access one of two business buildings and investigate what access controls are in place or missing. After the simulation you are to prepare a report describing your findings. The report should include:
    —Prepare report summarizing your findings
    —Include a table that shows:
    —Place Visited
    —Control found
    —Control Missing
    —Recommended Fix (if necessary)
    All assignments are due prior to the start of the class on the date listed in the schedule. Late assignments: Any assignment one day late will receive a 10% reduction in points, any assignment two - three days late will receive a 50% reduction in points. Assignments will not be accepted past three days from the due date.
    Grade Appeals
    If you have a concern about your grade, you must make an appeal in writing to the instructor within one week (7 calendar days) of the receipt of your grade. The appeal must clearly state why you feel the grade to be unfair or the nature of the error.
    Student as Customer/Student as Employee
    As students you have the right to demand a strong program and competent instruction. In this sense, you are my customer. Where possible I will request feedback as to how I can provide you a better product. At times I may be able to make mid-semester adjustments, but other times I may have to wait until future semesters to improve the product. At the same time, though, you are my employee. While you may have outside employment, this class should also be considered to be a job and as your manager I have the right to expect you to be prepared to do your job. I expect that your work is completed, that you are completely prepared in all classes, and that I reserve the right to comment and evaluate work. I have the right to set the schedule and set the workload. When you don’t do your work, I will comment on this and your performance evaluation (grades) will reflect my judgments.
    Class Behavior
    Inappropriate behavior distracts from the ability of others to profit from their in-class experience. Such behavior includes arriving late, leaving early, and talking. Rude and inappropriate behavior will not be tolerated. Since it is my responsibility to provide and environment that is conducive to learning for everyone in the class, I will deduct points from the grade of any student who chooses to repeatedly distract others.
    Cell phones and pagers MUST be set to vibrate or turned off during class. Any student whose phone rings or whose pager beeps will have their semester participation grade dropped one letter grade and may be asked to leave the remainder of the class.
    I expect 100% attendance for my classes. I expect 100% attendance for any presentations.
    Academic Integrity
    I strongly believe in academic and professional integrity. I expect students to complete all work consistent with these ideals. I expect that all submitted work reflect the work of the individual or group who completed the assignment, and not the work of others. Therefore, cases of academic misconduct will be treated consistent with the Golden Rule and UCF policy. It is your responsibility to take the time to acquaint yourself with these policies. Please act responsibly so we are not in a position to have to discuss this issue. For further information on this, refer to the policy on academic honesty UCF Golden Rule. You are expected to act in accordance with the CBA Student Code of Conduct (copied below).
    CBA Student Code of Conduct
    As a member of the UCF College of Business Administration community, I commit myself to act honestly, responsibly, and above all, with honor and integrity in all areas of campus life. I am a guest of the CBA and my continued enrollment in the College is a privilege, not a right. I understand that this privilege may be revoked if it is determined by the CBA that I am in violation of this Student Code of Conduct. I am accountable for all that I say and write. I will interact with faculty, staff and students in a polite and professional manner at all times. I am responsible for the academic integrity of my work. I pledge that I will neither misrepresent my work nor give or receive unauthorized aid. I commit myself to behave in a manner that demonstrates concern for the personal dignity, rights and freedoms of all members of the community.
    Students with Disabilities
    Any student in this class who has a documented visual or physical impairment, hearing disability, or any other disability covered by the university’s services for students with disabilities should contact me during the first week of class to discuss and arrange any instructional accommodations that may be necessary. Students who would like to serve as volunteer tutors, readers, or note takers for students needing special assistance are encouraged to contact me during the first week of class.
    Accommodations for International Students
    International students may use a dictionary in class and during exams, but no additional time will be provided to complete exams, assignments and projects. International students who wish to have additional support in improving English writing skills may feel free to contact the Writing Center (407-823-2197).
    I don’t curve.
    Tentative Class Schedule

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