IT335 TJX Impact of Cyber Attack Information Security Presentation

IT335 – PROJECT DESCRIPTION

Project Description

There are increasing media reports about cyber-attacks targeting public and private organizations all over the world. As cyber-attacks continue to get more complex and sophisticated, companies continue to invest more resources in cyber-defense programs to protect information assets from being compromised.

Below is a list of companies that have faced data breaches following successful cyber attacks:

  • TJX Companies
  • eBay
  • Equifax
  • Uber
  • Adidas
  • OPM

Required:

Select one company from the list above and prepare:

  1. 5-page report describing impact of the cyber-attack which the company faced, information assets which were compromised and how the cyber-attack succeeded. In your opinion, what could that company have done different to reduce the impact of the cyber-attack.
  2. 5 minute presentation – this presentation

Rubric

1. Project Report (60pts)

a) Identification of presenter and topic (10 pts)

b) Description of the cyber-attack & compromised information assets (20 pts)

c) Recommendations of how the cyber-attack could be mitigated (20 pts)

d) Proper use of cybersecurity concepts and terminology (10 pts)

2. Presentation (30pts)

a) Identification of presenter and topic (5 pts)

b) cyber-attack & compromised information assets (5 pts)

c) Recommendations of how the cyber-attack could be mitigated (5 pts)

d) Proper use of cybersecurity concepts and terminology (5 pts)

e) Clear and coherent presentation storyboard (5 pts)

f) Time management (5 pts)