Internet & Social Software

Cyber Ethics: A Growing Business Challenge (Straight Talk)

Course Overview
Organizations today are trying to stem the tide of increasing cyber attacks, as well as inappropriate online behavior, by raising the level of cyber ethics. In this report, Peter Vogel, Partner with Gardere Wynne Sewell LLP, examines this new area of concern and the issues it raises, especially for IT and business professionals. He also describes what companies are doing to combat this growing challenge.

Track: Straight Talk
Straightforward explanations of key technologies and their business value

Learning Objectives:

Upon successful completion of this segment, you should be able to:
  • Recognize what unethical activity related to the Internet is;
  • Identify the ethical challenges related to use of computers;
  • Recognize what managers can do with regards to cyber ethics;
  • Identify the key components of a cyber ethics policy.

Content Partner:


Speaker / Author:

Peter S. Vogel is a Partner with the law firm Gardere Wynne Sewell LLP in Dallas, Texas, where he serves as Chair of the e-Discovery Team and Co-Chair of the Technology Industry Practice Group. Mr. Vogel holds a Masters in Computer Science and a Certificate in Data Processing, and has worked as a programmer, systems analyst, graduate school lecturer and management consultant. He has written and lectured nationally on computer law topics, including the Internet, e-Commerce, and the e-Discovery. Mr. Vogel served as President of the Dallas Bar Association. Since 1997, he has served as Chair of the Texas Supreme Court Judicial Committee on Information Technology.
He also serves as a Court Ordered Mediator and Special Master in Computer e-Discovery, Technology, and Internet Matters. Mr. Vogel is an Adjunct Law Professor at the SMU Dedman School of Law and since 2000 taught courses on the Law of eCommerce. You may review his blog on the Internet, IT, and e-Discovery at

Software & Hardware Requirements:

  • 56k or Greater Internet Connection
  • Adobe Acrobat® Reader for the .pdf files
  • Adobe® Flash® Player 9 or higher
  • Modern DHTML Compatible Browser
  • Ram: 256 MB minimum
  • Sound card with speakers/headphones
  • Windows or Mac OS


Price (USD)

Standard Rate: $29.00
Subscribers: $29.00
Pillsbury U Online: $29.00
Metro State Univ: FREE


Course Code : WIT-1897

Release Date : 11/01/2016
Expire Date : 12/01/2018
Credits :
ISC 0.50
PMI PDU 0.50

Course Level : N/A

Passing Grade : 70%
Format Type : eLearning

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