Privacy, Security, and Ethics


There are more than one billion personal computers in use today. What are the consequences of the widespread presence of this technology? Does technology make it easy for others to invade our personal privacy? When we use the web, is information about us being collected and shared with others?

To efficiently and effectively use computers, we need to be aware of the potential impact of technology on people and how to protect yourself on the web. We need to be sensitive to and knowledgeable about personal privacy and organizational security.


At the end of this week, you will be able to:

Learning Activities

  1. Read 'Privacy, Ethics, and Security' chapter SIMBook in SIMnet.


  1. Complete the Privacy, Security, and Ethics Quiz.
  2. Complete the Privacy, Security, and Ethics Lab.