OVERVIEW Technology brings significant risks and challenges along with its benefits. Wise public administrators need to know about those risks and constantly be vigilant to prevent misuse of information by themselves, their organizations, or external forces. INSTRUCTIONS This paper focuses on the stakeholders in public sector information management—who are they, what are their roles and impacts, and why is each important to me as a public servant or citizen? It consists of 3 parts (below) plus an introduction and references sections. To make it easier for readers to follow your thinking, please discuss the topics in the order presented below, with appropriate heading. 7-9 pages of content, double-spaced Current APA format Must include citations from all readings, videos, and presentations for the assigned Module: Week plus additional, relevant scholarly articles (published within the last five years) you select—for a total of 12 – 15 sources. RESEARCH PAPER: CHALLENGES AND BIBLICAL PRINCIPLES IN MANAGING INFORMATION Part 1: Ethical/Legal Issues and Challenges: From your perspective what are the major ethical and legal challenges and risks for abuse that we must keep top of mind in the collection, management, and use of information and technologies overall—and in the public arena specifically? Suggest guidelines to help prevent unethical uses of data in general and especially in the public sector. Part 2: Technology-related Threats and Challenges, e.g., Cybersecurity: Briefly describe the major technology-related threats, risks, and challenges to protecting data. What are the major threats and risks? The "dark web" is big business. o What is the "dark web"? o What threats does it pose to your personal/family use and/or your organization's use of technology and information? How do we minimize the risks you discussed above? E.g., what are some best/next cybersecurity practices for protecting information and technology assets? Part 3: Biblical Principles: Which Biblical principles can help inform and shape your collection, management, and ethical use of information and technologies? Make this knowledge personal and actionable--how will you and how will you help those around you: o Prevent the misuse or abuse of information and PADM 710 Page 2 of 2 o Wisely use information and technology for the benefits of all?