Business Intelligence: Leveraging Information

Read: “Ethics in IT.” Information technology is the engine that makes business run smoothly. Organizations today have policies guiding the use of company equipment, customer records, and use of the Internet. An organization’s integrity can be questioned when the Internet is used capriciously, or if customer records are not carefully guarded. Systems for protecting customer records from “hacking” are essential and policies for reporting hacking activities are required. Using the principles outlined in the article, discuss how an employee has the responsibility of reporting known breaches of cyber-security. Further, discuss the consequences to a major retailer when a breach is discovered.