Ethics and Computing, Second Edition promotes awareness of these and other major issues and accepted procedures and policies in the area of ethics and computing, using real-world companies, incidents, products and people. An entire chapter is dedicated to detailed analysis of the major ethical codes relevant to computing professionals: The Association of Information Technology Professionals (AITP) code of ethics, IEEE (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers) code of ethics, the Association of Computing Machinery codes of ethics, and the ACM/IEEE Software Engineering code of ethics.
Ethics and Computing, Second Edition is ideally suited for topical undergraduate courses with chapters and assignments designed to encourage critical thinking and informed ethical decisions. Furthermore, this invaluable book will keep abreast computer science, computer engineering, and information systems professionals and their colleagues of current ethical issues and responsibilities.
Acknowledgments for the First Edition.
Acknowledgments for the Second Edition
Professional Codes of Ethics.
"Cracking" and Computer Security.
Encryption, Law Enforcement, and Privacy.
Computers in Safety-Critical Systems.
Environmental and Health Concerns.
Striving for Fairness.
Managing Your Career.
Appendix A: Notes for the Instructor.
Appendix B: Codes of Ethics.
Appendix C: Pointers to Additional Resources.
About the Editor.