assignment

assignment 1 
 
Using the Web or other resources, do a bit of research on the methodologies that Microsoft Windows firewall uses. Consider the strengths and weaknesses of that approach.

Read and respond to at least two other students Discussions.
Post your initial response by the end of day on Thursday and reply to at least two other students by the end of day on Sunday.
Post between 200 and 300 words.

assignment 2
 
Considering that some people seem willing to post just about any personal data on the Internet, how reasonable do you feel that the HIPAA rules for database security and the penalties for violations are? Please write  500 words showing your understanding of HIPAA compliance rules. Consider specific aspects of the rules and exceptions including safe harbor.
Cite your sources in-line and at the end. Provide a URL for your citations.  Write in essay format not in bulleted, numbered or other list format. Do not copy without providing proper attribution. Be aware of your Safeassign score. Over 30 is too high. Use quotes to indicate where you have used other’s words. 

Use the five paragraph format. Each paragraph must have at least five sentences. Include 3 quotes cited in-line and in a list of references. Include an interesting meaningful title.
It is important that you use your own words, that you cite your sources, that you comply with the instructions regarding length of your paper. Do not use spinbot or other word replacement software. It usually results in nonsense and is not a good way to learn anything. Please do not use attachments unless requested.