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CYBER SECURITY

CYBER SECURITY

 This week's assignment will help you to fulfill the requirements for the second-course objective (CO-2)

You are tasked as the Cyber Security Analyst at your new organization to assist law enforcement in investigating a digital crime.

For the purpose of this assignment, you are to search the Internet for a recent Digital Crime or Cyber attack on an actual organization (and that will be your new organization). Use the Tasks outlined below (and feel free to add your own steps) and create an in-depth plan that that provides a well thought out approach (what you propose to do to carry out each task) to investigate the crime.

Cybersecurity Investigation & Forensic Methodology (Tasks):

  • Investigate the crime or the scene of the incident
  • Reconstruct the scene or incident
  • Collect the digital evidence and make a copy of the original data
  • Analyze the evidence using inductive and deductive forensic tools
  • Establish linkages, associations, and reconstructions
  • Use the evidence for the prosecution of the perpetrators

REQUIREMENTS:

  • 4 – 6 Pages in length in APA format (not including a cover page and reference section)
  • Cover Page
  • Cybersecurity Investigation & Forensic Methodology (Plan) – that lists an explanation of how you will complete each of the 6 tasks listed above.
  • Reference Section

MISCELLANEOUS:

  1. Use current and real-world data to make your points, not just the textbook
  2. Your references should not be more than 5 years old
  3. Your assignment is due by Sunday, not later than 11:59 p.m. Eastern time.

Introduction

The introduction clearly states the main topic and previews the structure of the paper.

The introduction clearly states the main topic but only partially previews the structure of the paper.

The introduction states the main topic but does not preview the structure of the paper.

There is no clear introduction to the main topic or structure of the paper.

X 2.5

Paragraph Construction

All paragraphs include the introductory sentence, explanations or details, and a concluding sentence.

Most paragraphs include introductory sentences, explanations or details, and concluding sentences.

Paragraphs included related information but were typically not constructed well.

The paragraphing structure was not clear, and sentences were not typically related within the paragraphs.

X 2.5

Sequencing

Details are placed in a logical order and correspond to the structure presented in the introduction.

Details are sometimes logically placed but do not correspond to the structure presented in the introduction.

Some details are not in a logical or expected order, and this distracts the reader.

Many details are not in a logical or expected order. There is little sense that the writing is organized.

X 2.5

Transitions

A variety of thoughtful transitions are used. They clearly show how ideas are connected.

Transitions clearly show how ideas are connected, but there is little variety.

Some transitions work well, but connections between other ideas are fuzzy.

The transitions between ideas are unclear or nonexistent.

X 2.5

Supportive Research

Supporting research studies and/or reports are research-based and accurately reported.

Supporting research studies and/or reports are not accurately reported.

Research studies and/or reports do not support the discussion.

Research studies and/or reports are limited and/or inaccurately reported.

X 2.5

Quality of Information

Information clearly relates to the main topic. It includes several supporting details and/or examples. The paper is in APA format, and the body of the paper is between 8 and 10 pages.

Information clearly relates to the main topic. It provides 1-2 supporting details and/or examples. The paper is not completely in APA format, and the body of the paper is between 8 and 10 pages.

Information clearly relates to the main topic. No details and/or examples are given. The paper is not completely in APA format, and the body of the paper is between 8 and 10 pages.

Information has little or nothing to do with the main topic. The paper is completely in APA format, and the body of the paper is between 8 and 10 pages.

X 2.5

Conclusion/

Recommendations

The conclusion effectively summarizes the discussion and provides at least two recommendations for further research.

The conclusion summarizes the paper but provides only one recommendation for further research.

The conclusion partially summarizes the discussion but provides no recommendations.

The conclusion is poorly constructed.

X 2.5

Sources

Citations

References

All sources (information and graphics) are accurately documented in APA. If you had a citation in the body of your work, you must have the appropriate reference in the reference section. (Provided at least 10 references)

Two sources are not documented in APA format. If you had a citation in the body of your work, you must have the appropriate reference in the reference section. (Provided at least 10 references)

Several sources are not documented in APA format. Not all citations match the reference in the reference section. (Provided less than 10 references)

Several sources are not documented in APA format. Not all citations match the reference in the reference section. Provided less than 5 references)

X 2.5

Mechanics

No grammatical, spelling, or punctuation errors.

One grammatical, spelling, or punctuation error.

Two grammatical, spelling, or punctuation errors.

More than two grammatical, spelling, or punctuation errors.

X 2.5

Timeliness

All late submissions have a 10 point (10%) deduction.