Short Research Paper #2
Prepare a short research paper of approximately five (5) pages, double-spaced, exclusive of cover, title page, table of contents, and bibliography. Your paper must use APA formatting (including in-text citations in the proper APA format) with the exception that tables and figures can be inserted at the appropriate location rather than added at the end. Submit the paper in your assignment folder as a Microsoft Word attachment (.docx or .doc format) with the following file name:
(For example, Smith.doc)
For this assignment, address the following topic:
Cryptography is an enabling technology for self-help privacy. Conversely, cryptography can be used to conceal criminal conspiracies and activities, including espionage.
How have computers changed the ways in which we have to keep certain information private?
What new threats do computer systems and networks pose to personal privacy?
Conversely, what threats are enabled or enhanced by computer systems and networks?
How does cryptography help or hinder protection of privacy and public safety?
What policies are needed and appropriate in a networked world regarding the use of cryptography?
Please include the introduction and conclusion as two sections or paragraphs. In between those two sections include the responses to the questions asked as separate sections. You may use them as titles. Please provide references for each conclusion you present.