Part 1 – Capstone Exam Reminder
If you have not taken the exam in Unit 2, you need to take it as soon as possible. If you have not submitted the required Mark files (.mrkx), you need to submit them as soon as possible. You will not get a grade for the exam if you do not complete the exam or submit the required (.mrkx) files by the end of Unit 4.
Part 2 – Capstone Project – Informational
This part of the assignment is NOT FOR GRADING this week. This part of the assignment is to contribute to the capstone project and also to show the instructor that progress is being made on the capstone project.
Continue using the template modified for Unit 1 and Unit 2. Submit your capstone project related work to the group submission area. Include the word “DRAFT” in the document title. Your third draft will then be available to share with your team. The third draft will also be available for your instructor to view team progress.
Use the company profile and scenario found here as the subject of your Systems Implementation Plan.
New Content for Week 3: System Design
For this week’s contribution to the overall capstone project, collaborate and discuss with the team’s Security Specialist about the security and privacy of the software and hardware solution for Verbania. Provide best security practices and guidelines to implement and follow, as well as the creation of formal security policies and a security plan. Include the following policies in your IT security policy:
- Disaster recovery
- Password creation and protection
- Remote access
- Routers and switches security
- Wireless communication
- Server security
- Acceptable encryption
Document the team’s security plan, security policy and security solution.
Within the template, prepare 5–7 pages of content addressing the team’s System Design. Insert content into the template document under Section Three.
Part 3 – Individual Project – Submit to the Unit 3 IP Area
This part of the assignment is FOR GRADING for this week. This assignment is a document addressing security and should be submitted to the week’s individual drop box.
Consider the overall team project solution (hardware and software) relative to security. Create and submit a 3-4-page Word document defining your recommendations concerning security. Be sure to articulate reasons for specific choices. Include in your document an explanation about the relationship between the IT security policy and the chosen security mechanisms for your overall solution. Be prepared to discuss your thoughts with the team’s Security Specialist.
Please submit your assignment.
For assistance with your assignment, please use your text, Web resources, and all course materials.
Project CriteriaExceeds: 90%–100%Very Good: 80%–89%Meets: 70%–79%Needs Improvement: Below 70%
Response covers all topics indicated in the assignment and adds additional content.Response covers most topics indicated in the assignment.Response covers many of the topics indicated in the assignment.Response covers none to some of the topics indicated in the assignment.
Demonstrates outstanding or exemplary application of written, visual, or oral skills. Demonstrates outstanding expression of topic, main idea, and purpose. Audience is addressed appropriately. Language clearly and effectively communicates ideas and content relevant to the assignment. Errors in grammar, spelling, and sentence structure are minimal. Organization is clear. Format is consistently appropriate to assignment. Presentation and delivery are confident and persuasive (where applicable). The writing was of collegiate level with no errors in spelling or grammar.Demonstrates very good written, visual, or oral skills. Demonstrates sound expression of topic, main idea, and purpose. Audience is usually addressed appropriately. Language does not interfere with the communication of ideas and content relevant to the assignment. Errors in grammar, spelling, and sentence structure are present, but do not distract from the message. Organization is apparent and mostly clear. Format is appropriate to assignment, but not entirely consistent. The writing was of collegiate level with two or less errors in spelling or grammar.Demonstrates acceptable written, visual, or oral skills. Demonstrates reasonable expression of topic, main idea, and purpose. Sometimes, audience is addressed appropriately. Language does not interfere with the communication of ideas and content relevant to the assignment. Errors in grammar, spelling, and sentence structure are present and may distract from the message. Organization is a bit unclear. Format is inconsistent. The writing was of collegiate level with several errors in spelling or grammar.Demonstrates inadequate or partially proficient application of written, visual, or oral skills. Demonstrates inadequate or partial expression of topic, main idea, and purpose. Audience is often not addressed appropriately. Language often impedes the communication of ideas and content relevant to the assignment. Errors in grammar, spelling, and sentence structure are frequent and often distract from meaning or presentation. Organization is inadequate, confusing, and distracting. The format is inadequate and obscures meaning. The writing was less than collegiate level with numerous errors in spelling or grammar.
Analysis exceeds minimum requirements. Sources are used to support analysis, are appropriate, and are properly referenced.Basic analysis provided to support assertions. Sources are cited, appropriate, and properly referenced.Limited analysis provided to support assertions. Some sources are cited, appropriate, and properly referenced.No or inaccurate analysis, no sources are cited when needed, analysis and/or sources are not appropriate. When sources are used, they are not properly referenced.