Submit a 800- to 1000-word paper that fully addresses the following questions. (With a typical font and spacing this will be between 3 and 4 pages). For this paper, you will need to do outside research as well as reference your text. Be sure to cite all sources. (Properly document all sources using APA format.) You are also encouraged to use first- and second-level headers for clear organization. Be concise and objective (as appropriate) in your paper. When you are defending a solution, subjectivity is appropriate. However, your approach should always be scholarly. In your paper, address the following questions: What security hardware and software products are currently available to provide security solutions? What are some emerging technologies that present threats to information systems (personal, business, government)? What types of threats do they present?
HLS 625 MODULE 4 Name Institution of affiliation Date HLS 625 MODULE 4 Introduction Information systems are critical to running small and large organizations globally. They present platforms for managing information and enabling decision makers to apply this information to make key decisions. Threats to information systems are serious and likely to have a large impact on the populace. An attack on government information systems such as the IRS platform would make it difficult for the IRS to fulfill its legal duties. Citizens across the US would also be unable to file their returns, resulting in their falling foul of tax laws. The government would also be unable to meet its revenue targets CITATION Uni111 l 1033 (University of Washington, 2011). This threat represents a single threat amongst the cacophony of threats facing Information Systems today. These threats are dynamic, adapting to solutions, constantly changing and can be