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Ethics in Information Security

Cybersecurity professionals frequently find themselves at the center of moral and ethical debates about what they do and how they go about doing it. This course can help cybersecurity professionals better understand the ethics of working in cybersecurity, the expectations that various stakeholders are likely to have, and the challenging conversations that are needed regarding those ethics. Instructor Jerod Brennen digs into several situations that you may face in your career. Jerod covers situations you may face in the workplace, such as handling sensitive information, hacking back, reporting an ethical violation, and more. Next, he goes into situations tied to research, including responsible disclosure, hacktivism, and social engineering. Jerod discusses the global impact of cybersecurity ethics and the cybersecurity workforce, then finishes up with practical guidance on putting ethics into practice.

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