BTM 663 Information Technology Law & Enforcement Activities

3 credits

Outlines the legal requirements of businesses to preserve electronic data, ensure privacy, protect intellectual property and ensure that electronic information is accessible to people with disabilities. A survey of the legislation and the systems used to carry out the letter of the law is covered. Relevant sections of the Federal and State rules are examined to discover the impact on procedures and policies in the enterprise. Current pertinent federal legislation is discussed including but not limited to the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA), Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA), Section 508 (29 U.S.C. '794d), Accessibility Act; Sarbanes-Oxley Act; and the USA Patriot Act - Section 326 (HR 3162).

Prerequisite(s): None