5. Ethics

The code of ethics a cybersecurity professional should follow is the (ISC)2 Code of Ethics:

The Canon goes:

A. Protect society, the Commonwealth, and the infrastructure.

B. Act honorably, honestly, justly, responsibly, and legally.

C. Provide diligent and competent service to principals.

D. Advance and protect the profession.

Fallacies you may run into are known as the:

Computer Game Fallacy – if the software let me do it, it’s ok.

Law-abiding Citizen Fallacy – if physical theft isn’t involved, it’s not stealing.

Shatterproof Fallacy – If the security is compromised, the damage is limited.

Candy- from-a- baby Fallacy – if it’s easy to break into, it’s ok.

Hacker Fallacy – If a Hacker did it, it’s ok to read the information.

Free Information Fallacy – Information for the good of the public should be released classified or not.

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