IS 480 Technology Law

3 credits

Outlines the legal requirements of businesses to preserve electronic data, insure privacy, protect intellectual property, and insure electronic information is accessible to people with disabilities. A survey of the legislation and the systems used to implement the letter of the law will be covered. Pertinent sections of the Federal and State regulations will be examined to determine impact on office procedures and policies. Some examples of current legislation are Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act Of 1996 (Hippa); Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA); Section 508 (29 U.S.C. ' 794d), Accessibility Act; Uniform Computer Information Transactions Act (UCITA); Sarbanes- Oxley Act; Consumer Broadband and Digital Television Promotion Act (CBDTPA); CAN—SPAM Bill; USA PATRIOT Act—Section 326 (HR 3162); The Privacy Act of 2003, Feinstein (D-Calif.); and Notification of Risk to Personal Data Act.

Prerequisite(s): Senior status or permission of the Interim Department Chair, Business Information Systems and Computer Information Systems.