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  February/March 2013

  Information Society and Ethics by Suzana Stojakovic Celustka

  Information System Strategy by Dalibor Uremovic

  Inherent Security Vulnerabilities of Computing Systems and Potential Solutions

                                                                                            by Suzana Stojakovic Celustka

  On Systems Development Life Cycle (SDLC): Several Inconvenient Facts for Discussion

                                                                                                               by Rubina Polovina

Information Society and Ethics

Information Society is a well-known paradigm, denoting a society which is based primarily on intellectual, intangible assets (knowledge-based economy), information-intensive services (business and property services, communications, finance, and insurance), and public sectors (education, public administration, health care). [1] The information society has already posed significant ethical problems. There is a need to establish so called information ethics, which should be able to address and solve the ethical problems appearing in the information society.

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Information Systems Strategy

Each organization that efficiently manages its information systems should develop and occasionally update a "Strategy of Information Systems" document. Changes to the ICT market bring chaos to information systems, mostly due to new emerging technologies, regulatory compliance initiatives, and changes in business processes. Without a clear strategy, information systems could suffer from inconsistent ICT equipment, software platforms, and managing procedures, which lead to big information (and operational) losses and risks.

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Inherent Security Vulnerabilities of Computing Systems and Potential Solutions

When talking about protection systems in general, it is important to stress that there exist inherent vulnerabilities in today’s computing systems, inherited from the first days of computing.

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On Systems Development Life Cycle (SDLC): Several Inconvenient Facts for Discussion

The purpose of this short article is to trigger discussion about Systems Development Life Cycle (SDLC) and to serve as a research agenda. SDLC is defined as the series of changes of a system from its creation and development to its productive state and final withdrawal.

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