Essay on Cyber-Threats
Please use academic resources.
The students should author an essay on a cyber-threat of their own choice – cyber-war, cyber-espionage, cyber-crime or cyber-terrorism.
This paper essentially examine two CLOs:
CLO3: Analyse policies and procedures in terms of compliance to set standards (40% of the assignment’s weight)
CLO4: Utilize vulnerability analysis to assess cyber threat risk (60% of the assignment’s weight)
This paper will investigate whether the students have already absorbed the lessons about the widespread and wide-ranging cyber-threats.
This paper accounts for 20% of the total grade. The assignment is due in 2 weeks’ time.
The students should definitely include these points in their own analysis:
1. Definition of the cyber-threat under analysis
(define the principal characteristics of the cyber-threat and explain the differences with other similar phenomena – for example, cyber-war vs traditional war)
2. Analysis of the scale and size of this cyber-threat
(explore how this cyber-threat affects the international system and investigate its implications for countries (and people) and its expansion)
3. Analysis of this cyber-threat in the context of the GCC
(analyze how this cyber-threat affects the member-states of the GCC in general)
4. Analysis of this cyber-threat in the context of the UAE
(analyze how this cyber-threat affects the member-states of the UAE in particular)
5. Recommendations against this cyber-threat
(explore how this cyber-threat could be countered at a national and international level)
The size of the paper should be maximum 1,500 words and minimum 1,000 words and the bibliography is excluded from the total word count.
The paper should use the Harvard Referencing System and info about this system is available on the Internet (https://libguides.mq.edu.au/ld.php?content_id=47029838).