For your second paper you will write a white paper. A white paper, as discussed in class, is a sort of technical advertising document. Your white paper for the class should conform to a few simple requirements
Your white paper should be four pages long including a small references section at the end.
You should have a separate, simple yet attractive, cover page for your document.
You should have one or more images or descriptive drawings in your paper. However, your images should not use up more than about ¾ of a page in all.
You may use a single or double column format as you wish.
Your white paper should push some aspect of information security. You can
Write in support of a product (commercial or homemade)
Write in support of a policy
The following selection of sample topics are available. If you have another topic that you would rather write a paper about, please contact your instructor by email to have it approved
How to spot a security hoax (eg “good times virus”)
Cell Phone security
Digital Rights Management
The Digital Millennium Copywrite Act
Email Monitoring (companies/educational institutions)
Protection from viruses, worms, and other malicious malware.