You just started a new job as Business Analyst at the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), reporting under Advance Claims Manager Wendy White. She called you in to discuss a concern with an IT project currently in development. When the Flood Claims Accelerated Assistance Project is completed next month, it will allow policyholders to establish an online account to access information about the status of their insurance claims. Eventually they will be able to file their claims online, with any applicable claim payouts automatically deposited directly into the taxpayers’ bank accounts. This project will save the agency around $5M in processing costs annually. Additionally, the recent hurricane has added urgency to this project. By automating the processing of claims, advance payments can be issued rapidly to help homeowners begin the process of cleaning up their homes.
As designed, the policyholder would set up an online account by entering name, social security number, and street address. For added security, the system will also require the policyholder to enter the year they purchased their property, allowing the system to crosscheck the entered value against county real estate information. (Each county maintains a database of real estate information. This is public information, and includes all sales transactions.)
However, Wendy is concerned that the new solution may introduce some data security risks. She has asked you to do a little research and write a memo summarizing your findings, for her use when she meets with the CIO next week. There is a lot of pressure to get this project completed, so she asks that you be specific about any risks you identify.
This situation brings to mind a security breach that occurred at the IRS recently.
If you’d like to see another article about this case, read this one:
(If you have trouble accessing this, go to news.google.com and search for “IRS Says Cyberattacks More Extensive” – Aug 17, 2015).
Tips: Make sure your memo is well organized and easy to understand at a high level. You should demonstrate that you fully understand the data breach — not just how the hackers got in, but also how they carried away the money. Your supervisor will only read your best work.
Some important tips and details:
Why Work with Us
Top Quality and Well-Researched Papers
We always make sure that writers follow all your instructions precisely. You can choose your academic level: high school, college/university or professional, and we will assign a writer who has a respective degree.
Professional and Experienced Academic Writers
We have a team of professional writers with experience in academic and business writing. Many are native speakers and able to perform any task for which you need help.
Free Unlimited Revisions
If you think we missed something, send your order for a free revision. You have 10 days to submit the order for review after you have received the final document. You can do this yourself after logging into your personal account or by contacting our support.
Prompt Delivery and 100% Money-Back-Guarantee
All papers are always delivered on time. In case we need more time to master your paper, we may contact you regarding the deadline extension. In case you cannot provide us with more time, a 100% refund is guaranteed.
Original & Confidential
We use several writing tools checks to ensure that all documents you receive are free from plagiarism. Our editors carefully review all quotations in the text. We also promise maximum confidentiality in all of our services.
24/7 Customer Support
Our support agents are available 24 hours a day 7 days a week and committed to providing you with the best customer experience. Get in touch whenever you need any assistance.
Try it now!
How it works?
Follow these simple steps to get your paper done
Place your order
Fill in the order form and provide all details of your assignment.
Proceed with the payment
Choose the payment system that suits you most.
Receive the final file
Once your paper is ready, we will email it to you.
No need to work on your paper at night. Sleep tight, we will cover your back. We offer all kinds of writing services.
No matter what kind of academic paper you need and how urgent you need it, you are welcome to choose your academic level and the type of your paper at an affordable price. We take care of all your paper needs and give a 24/7 customer care support system.
Admission Essays & Business Writing Help
An admission essay is an essay or other written statement by a candidate, often a potential student enrolling in a college, university, or graduate school. You can be rest assurred that through our service we will write the best admission essay for you.
Our academic writers and editors make the necessary changes to your paper so that it is polished. We also format your document by correctly quoting the sources and creating reference lists in the formats APA, Harvard, MLA, Chicago / Turabian.
If you think your paper could be improved, you can request a review. In this case, your paper will be checked by the writer or assigned to an editor. You can use this option as many times as you see fit. This is free because we want you to be completely satisfied with the service offered.