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Write a 3–5-page paper that examines the future of information security governance and security program management based on current issues, practices, and research.
This is your opportunity to examine the current research and begin to identify gaps that may suggest new topic areas for further research. This assignment is designed to help you explore and critically analyze research literature that will support your course project. Three citations of scholarly and relevant practitioner literature per page is a recommended guideline to adequately support your writing. Use the feedback you receive on this assignment to guide your work on your course project.
Apply online resource tools to research existing scholarly and relevant practitioner literature. In your critical analysis, address the following issues:
Examine the research to determine how recent legislation such as Sarbanes-Oxley, Graham-Leach-Bliley, and HIPAA (Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act) have affected companies with respect to security program management.
Based on the literature, examine whether information security governance is on the increase or decrease, and why that may be the case.
Identify opportunities for further research with respect to information security governance and security program management, as well as its potential effect on strategic planning for business and IT professionals.
Take this opportunity to demonstrate your ability to analyze literature that may be used for your final project. As required in the final project, this assignment also gives you an opportunity to demonstrate a level of academic writing, critical thinking, and research skills appropriate for doctoral writing. Specifically, citations and references are expected to be formatted according to APA style and formatting guidelines. Read the Future Trends Scoring Guide to ensure you have met all of the requirements of this assignment.
While several academic support resources from iGuide have been selected as particularly useful and included in the resources, take this opportunity to explore additional resources as needed through iGuide to support your work.