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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).  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.
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.
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.
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.
Photo "Burning Matches" courtesy of Colin Barschel