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by Paul Kerstein

Ethical Issues for Security Professionals

Aug 03, 20051 min
CSO and CISOData and Information Security

IT professionals and CSOs have sensitive information about employees,networks and corporations under their realm of responsibility, andunfortunately, the power to access that information is sometimesabused. Computerworld has republished a tutorial that originated from windowsecurity.comwhich points out some of the major ethical issues that securityexecutives face. While there are no standardized guidelines to follow,associations and organizations are only beginning to scratch thesurface of the ethical side of the job. While the article focuses on ITsecurity, the issues that are raised can be applicable to many of thetasks that a CSO faces. Read more.