Major Information Security Incident, computer science assignment help

Critical Thinking: Major Information Security Incident (110 Points)

Reference: Whitman, M. E., & Mattord, H.J. (2015). Principles of Information Security (5th ed.). Boston, MA: Cengage Learning. ISBN: 9781285448367

Identify a major information security incident that has occurred in the recent past (within the last five years). If possible, identify a breach that occurred in, or otherwise impacted, the Middle East. Review and analyze your chosen incident along the following dimensions:

  • What went wrong?
  • Why did it occur?
  • Who was responsible?
  • How could it have been prevented?
  • What advice would you offer to prevent such an incident from occurring in the future?


  • Your critical evaluation should be at least five pages in length, not including the title or reference pages.
  • You must include a minimum of two credible sources to support your evaluation.
  • Your paper must follow academic writing standards and APA style guidelines, as appropriate.
  • You are strongly encouraged to submit all assignments to the Turnitin Originality Check prior to submitting them to your instructor for grading.

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