Name Tutor Course Date THE SOCIAL IMPLICATION OF IT 1. Explain crowdsourcing examples of crowdsourcing projects and benefits of crowdsourcing. Crowdsourcing refers to an online platform model that is used by organizations to get vital information ideas or even other needed services. The acquired information and knowledge is imperative in solving tasks related to businesses. The use of the internet is a key component in crowdsourcing as it is the platform of which the inquiry is done. Examples of crowdsourcing project Waze is perhaps one of the epitomes of crowdsourcing project. It is one of the recent apps that have proved to be important in guiding the traffic. It is a very crucial app that more so in giving important information and ideas to companies and individuals. Pebble is set up. This is a social evil that is accompanied by the use of IT. There are security concerns more due to the present threat to both personal and organizational levels. Phishing has been on increasing and this is a significant threat to personal information. Hacking has been taking place in both public and private set up disclosing confidential information to potential risks. Works Cited Kirda Engin and Christopher Kruegel. "Protecting users against phishing attacks with antiphishing." Computer Software and Applications Conference 2005. COMPSAC 2005. 29th Annual International. Vol. 1. IEEE 2005. Brabham Daren C. "Crowdsourcing model for problem-solving: An introduction and cases." Convergence 14.1 (2008): 75-90. Guajardo Luis. "Interoperability frameworks and enterprise architectures in e-government initiative in Europe and the United States." Government Information Quarterly 24.1 (2007): 89-101. [...]
Social Implications of IT – Privacy and Digital Security 1.Explain crowdsourcing. Give at least three examples of crowdsourcing projects. Explain at least three benefits of crowd sourcing. 2.Describe five ways to protect yourself and your personal information from phishing. 3.Explain how a third party cookie can track your web browsing across multiple web domains. 4.Discuss the different approaches to privacy taken by the European Union and the United States. 5.Considering the topic for your paper, what are some of its social implications? Are there any security concerns?