How would enacting S. 2105 have improved upon cybersecurity

 

ANALYTIC PAPER:

 

Students are required to submit a 10-15 page writing assignment.  All written submissions are required to be DOUBLE SPACED.

 

This paper involves an analysis of two pieces of legislation from 2012, that dealt with cybersecurity, neither of which was enacted into law.  To write this paper, review the summaries of the proposed legislation, prepared by the Library of Congress.

 

 

 

NO OUTSIDE RESEARCH IS NEEDED FOR THIS ASSIGNMENT BEYOND THE MATERIALS PROVIDED IN THIS COURSE.

 

Given the specific topics considered in this course, answer the following questions:

 

  1. How would enacting S. 2105 have improved upon cybersecurity?  That is, what topics raised in class would it have addressed, regarding cybersecurity?
  2. How would enacting S. 3414 have improved upon cybersecurity?  What topics raised in class would it have addressed, regarding cybersecurity?
  3. What did S. 2105 fail to address, given the topics raised in class?
  4. What did S. 3414 fail to address, given the topics raised in class?
  5. Based upon these proposed laws, and every topic addressed in this class, what would you propose as a bill to address cybersecurity?  Explain why you addressed the topics that you planned on addressing in your proposed legislation.

     

    In this paper, you must using headings associated with the numbers used here.

     

    This paper should run between 10-15 pages.  It must be double-spaced, with one inch-margins, 12 font.  You may use one quote, of less than 50 words in length and two quotes, of less than 25 words in length.  Please be sure to use an in-text citation for all quotes.  Include the sources of quotes, as well as your source material, in a reference page, which is separate from the page count needed for this assignment.

     

    Your writing assignment is due by the end of Week 7. Submissions made past the deadline can result in a loss of points.

     

    Proof read your paper several times to ensure that you have no spelling, grammar or punctuation errors and to ensure that your paper flows well and is organized.

 

 

 

Grading rubric, analytic paper:

1.     How would enacting S. 2155 have improved upon cybersecurity? That is, what topics raised in class would it have addressed, regarding cybersecurity? Possible points: 15; Actual points: 15.
2.     How would enacting S. 3414 have improved upon cybersecurity? What topics raised in class would it have addressed, regarding cybersecurity? Possible points: 15; Actual points: 15.
3.     What did S. 2155 fail to address, given the topics raised in class? Possible points: 15; Actual points: 15.
4.     What did S. 3414 fail to address, given the topics raised in class? Possible points: 15; Actual points: 15.
5.     Based upon these proposed laws, and every topic addressed in this class, what would you propose as a bill to address cybersecurity? Explain why you addressed the topics that you planned on addressing in your proposed legislation. Possible points: 20; Actual points: 20.
Proper citation, grammar, spelling, title page, reference page. Possible points: 20; Actual points: 20.

 

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