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Ethics in Security

1. Where do ethics and morals come into play when dealing with the security of a system or database?

2. Should safeguards be built into the coding, or should it be left for the techno-geeks?

3. Who should be held responsible in the event of data/information theft?

4. What role can an ISP play in security against computer criminals and terrorists?

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1. Where do ethics and morals come into play when dealing with the security of a system or database?
The problem of ethics in relation to the database/system, has as many aspects as there are multiple uses of the Database and presents as many diverse issues as there are possibilities for misuse and abuse of the technology and of the human relations it mediates and facilitates. All users of database/system should make sure that their actions don't violate the privacy of other users, even if unintentionally.

2. Should safeguards be built into the coding, or should it be left for the techno-geeks?
As we have discussed above the safeguards must be built into the coding to avoid the misuse of the database. . Now new systems are functional without the restriction of geography and time but there is a greater threat to the security also. Thus for organization it would be of utmost importance to provide secured interface with the users. It should ensure maximum security of the data. i.e for users ensure that users see only the content and services that ...

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This solution assists in understanding where ethics come in, when dealing with security of a database.

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