Midterm Requirements

  • Individual Paper:
    • In chapter 8 you should have read about the Federal Information Security Management Act (FISMA).  Assume that this Act hasn’t been enacted yet and you are the one that is in charge of either getting this Act passed or in charge of making sure this act doesn’t get passed (You are pro FISMA or against FISMA).  In a 4 to 5 page paper describe FISMA, list the pros and cons, and make a decision on your support or non-support for the act.  Make sure you follow APA format and cite all of your sources.
  • Team Presentation:
    • Build a PowerPoint presentation on what you just discussed in your paper about FISMA.  Your presentation should contain 10 to 20 slides including the title and reference slides.  When you present your project remember that you are trying to convince people to either approve or disapprove FISMA.

Writing Requirements: 

  • Team PowerPoint presentation 10-20 slides
  • 4-5 page paper in APA format, for citations and refereneces
  • Use the APA template located in the Student Resource Center to complete the assignment.