week 3 information system

 

Discussion question: Review the required reading for this week. In a 150 -200-word post, answer the following questions: What is an

example of an information system? What is an IS system used for? Let’s take the banking industry as an example. How might an

information systems be used in the banking industry. Give a few specific examples.

 

Resources:

 

Please review these resources which will enable you to have a better understanding of this week’s topic:

 

This is a long article (Book chapter) but useful to get a good overview of information systems. Read enough to get some ideas and

to be clear about the use of information systems:

 

https://mitpress.mit.edu/sites/default/files/titles/content/9780262015387_sch_0001.pdf (Links to an external site.)Links to an

external site.

 

Information security threats for 2018:

https://www.cso.com.au/article/632468/top-five-global-cyber-security-threats-2018/ (Links to an external site.)Links to an external

site.

Information security trends for 2018:

https://www.csoonline.com/article/3241242/data-protection/8-cybersecurity-trends-to-watch-for-2018.html (Links to an external

site.)Links to an external site.

Good definition on what is information security:

https://www.techopedia.com/definition/10282/information-security-is (Links to an external site.)Links to an external site.

Good creative video on what is information security (5 minutes):

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eUxUUarTRW4 (Links to an external site.)Links to an external site.

 

Video (2 minutes) How to protect your company from a data breach:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4zvjvpNWdZ4 (Links to an external site.)Links to an external site.

 

 

Great video showing how an ATM machine works as an example of information systems (54 minutes):

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cYWHqha2wfk (Links to an external site.)Links to an external site.

 

 

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