CYB 4313: IT Ethics and Professionalism


Educates existing and future business managers and IT professionals on the tremendous impact ethical issues have on the use of information technology (IT) in the modern business world. This course includes studies of professional codes of ethical conduct, philosophy of ethics, risk analysis, liability, responsibility, security, privacy, intellectual property, the Internet, and various laws that affect an information technology infrastructure.


  1. Describe the systems of ethics related to computing technology.
  2. Examine the impact freedom of speech has on computing technology.
  3. Apply ethical considerations to IT scenarios.
  4. Assess privacy-related issues that arise in the application of computing technology.
  5. Analyze intellectual property rights related to computing technology.




Ethics in information technology (Rev: 6th ed.)

Publisher: Cengage Learning (2019)
Author: Reynolds, G. W.
ISBN: 9781337405874
Price: $88.78

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