BTM 663 Technology Law & Enforcement Activities

3 credits

Outlines the legal requirements of businesses to preserve electronic data, insure privacy, to protect intellectual property and to 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 procedures and policies in the enterprise. Legislation to be discussed includes the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPA), Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA), Section 508 (29 U.S.C. '794d), Accessibility Act; Uniform Computer Information Transactions Act (UCITA); Sarbanes-Oxley Act; Consumer Broad-band 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 the Notification of Risk to Personal Data Act.

Prerequisite(s): None