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    Consequences of Reading Inaccurate Information, D. N. Rapp outlines the current state of research into the psychology of interpreting misinformation, which is currently a hot topic issue after the recent presidential election. He discusses the reaction people have to being exposed to inaccurate information, the ways that we intuitively think would decrease the later reliance on the faulty information but do no, and then outlines 4 factors that decrease reliance on inaccuracies. The literature shows that humans are easily fallible creatures, especially when confronted with seemingly reliable information that is clearly false. The incidence of people relying on false information is increased due to the recency…

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    In Michael Buckland’s article, “Information as Thing”, there are three different meanings given to information- information-as-process, information-as-knowledge, and information-as-thing. Buckland begins his article by declaring that there is a certain ambiguity surrounding “information” as a whole- with this, he proceeds to describe the three different meanings of information, some of which compare and contrast to my own information-seeking experiences. Information-as-process, as defined by…

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    Information security is defined as protection of confidentiality, integrity as well as information access (Chen, Ramamurthy & Wen, 2012)). There is evidence which suggests that, regardless of technical controls numbers in place, institutions of higher learning such as Central Michigan University will still have to deal with security breaches. Information security does not only refer to technical problems, but is also known as ‘people’ problem. This is because most breaches occur when the people…

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    Why is it important to protect information in the food service industry to maintain competitive advantage? Information security is the process of protecting the availability, privacy, and integrity of data. Information technology and methods of securing it have been around for centuries. Whether it is hiding your diary under your pillow, keeping a secret from others, or encrypting your passwords on a desktop, the need to secure data or information has always been important. In the food service…

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    Information System Briefing Maria Espinosa, Thomas Gordon, Vanessa Best, and Jason Lacher HCS/483 November 16, 2015 Information System Briefing This briefing will grant the ability to explain the process, selection, acquisition of an information system. Our team has provided our healthcare organization’s goals which makes a huge impact of selection process. Also, we will consider the organization’s stakeholder’s roles and how they will be impacted upon our selection and planning.…

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    In today’s world computerized career information systems are very important, as students rely in technology to learn about career development. Two of the career information systems that I had the opportunity to explore are Arizona Career Information System (AzCIS) and Iseek careers. Both systems present useful information for students who are interested in exploring furthering their education or interested in entering the workforce. AzCIS and Iseek systems are easy to read and understand and…

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    Information Literacy Paper

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    Week 32 – Reading for information, research, or information literacy involves reading a variety of material, and having competencies such as being able to analyze, evaluate, and communicate information read into the written expression. The American Library Association defined Information Literacy as: “To be information literate, a person must be able to recognize when information is needed and have the ability to locate, evaluate, and use effectively the needed information.” Information…

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    healthcare Information technology (IT) infrastructures are exceedingly powerless against potential assaults or harm caused from internal and external threats. Meeting standardize compliance requirements developed by the Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX) Act and the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) is critical to reduce potentials assaults to guarantee their infrastructures are secure to the best degree possible by substituting data frameworks regulations. Technical security…

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    Information security has arguably been around for centuries. Around the fifth century BC, the time of Herodotus, information was secured by shaving the head of a slave, tattooing a message, and before the slave was given orders to deliver the message, the hair was allowed to grow back, thus concealing the message and having rudimentary information security (Patterson, 2010). This ancient method of protecting information is highlighted to articulate information security methods are in need of…

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    the general environment. In 2013 there was a steady flow of data breaches spanning from Target to Living Social to Adobe. It was even named, “The Year of Stolen Credentials” (Bradley, PC World, 2013). Although there were many other companies that had breaches these three companies were among the largest determined security breaches. Collectively they had approximately 158,000,000 recorded data breaches. These breaches have propelled companies to take stronger measures towards…

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