Technical Paper Project Disseminating Organizational IT Security

Technical Paper Project: Disseminating Organizational IT Security and Troubleshooting Best;Practices;Due Week 10 and worth 200 points;This assignment will contain two (2) Parts: Written Paper and PowerPoint Presentation. The PowerPoint;presentation is not included in the page count but is included in the evaluation of your assignment. You;must submit both parts for the completion of this assignment.;Part 1;Write a ten to fifteen (10-15) page paper in which you analyze and solve the following issues;Imagine you are a senior systems administrator who has recently been given the task to help improve;security of your company?s IT infrastructure after a series of network security breaches. These breaches;included someone accessing the network who was not authorized to do so, and authorized users being;asked for their passwords by someone who claimed to work in the IT department.;You have also been asked to implement IT troubleshooting best practices to help improve the efficiency;of solving IT issues that end users frequently experience. Your first task is to ensure secure user;accounts since most network security breaches have occurred through social engineering means.;1. List and discuss two (2) user authentication policies that you can implement to help improve the;network?s security.;You have been asked to develop an action plan that you will use to communicate the importance of IT;security to all of the company?s employees by creating two unique forms of communication material (e.g.;detailed email, detailed memo, brochure, electronic presentation, etc.) to help disseminate the security;message to company employees. Approach the communication material from the perspective of the core;tasks these employees are responsible for.;2. Create a communication medium that;a. Caters to all company employees and these employees? core tasks.;b. Approaches this from the perspective of security best practices and awareness from the;user perspective.;c. Includes at least four (4) best practice methods.;d. Includes at least two (2) supplemental graphical renderings of best practice methods;through the use of Excel, Visio, MS Project, or one of their equivalents such as Open;Project, Dia, and OpenOffice (flowcharts, process diagrams, tables, etc.). Note: The;graphically depicted solution is not included in the required page length.;3. Create a communication medium that;a. Caters to technicians who work in the IT department and these employees? core tasks.;b. Approaches this communication from the perspective of specific technologies the IT;technicians can implement to tighten IT security.;c. Includes at least four (4) different Windows 7 technologies, excluding authentication.;You need to present IT troubleshooting best practices to junior systems administrators at an IT;department meeting to ensure departmental efficiency with solving issues. You want to present some of;these issues from a case scenario perspective.;4. Create and describe (3) scenarios where there is an IT problem that requires troubleshooting.;5. Describe the steps you would take to handle the situation by modeling them after an effective;troubleshooting methodology for each scenario you previously created in Question four (4).;6. Explain the specific IT administration activities required to solve the problems.;7. Use at least three (3) quality resources in this assignment. Note: Wikipedia and similar Websites;do not qualify as quality resources.;CIS 329 ? Assignments and Rubrics;? 2013 Strayer University. All Rights Reserved. This document contains Strayer University Confidential and Proprietary information;and may not be copied, further distributed, or otherwise disclosed in whole or in part, without the expressed written permission of;Strayer University.;CIS 329 Student Version 1132 (1028 8-6-2013) Page 18 of 26;Part 2;Develop a three to six (3-6) slide PowerPoint presentation in which you;8. Illustrate the authentication policies, in which you identified in Part 1 Question 1, by including at;least two (2) SmartArt diagrams graphically depicting them.;9. Describe at least two (2) network security breach scenarios that can be prevented by;implementing the authentication policies in which you identified in Part 1 Question 1.;10. Include PowerPoint speaker notes that will accompany each slide with five to ten (5-10);sentences and provide more detail about the slide content to be used when presenting this to a;group.;Your assignment must follow these formatting requirements;Be typed, double spaced, using Times New Roman font (size 12), with one-inch margins on all ?;sides, references must follow APA or school-specific format. Check with your professor for any;additional instructions.