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1

Two organizations certifying computing professionals in Canada:

  • IEEE
  • CIPS

2

CIPS

  • Canada's Association of IT Professionals

3

Industry certification:

  • Means to show proficiency in a specific technology.

4

Percentage of software professionals in Canada with credentials in field:

  • 50%

5

Software Engineering Code of Ethics and Professional Practice

  • Eight principles
  • Related to the behaviour and decisions made by software engineers

6

Software Engineering Code of Ethics and Professional Practice principles:

  • Interest
  • Client and employer
  • Product
  • Judgement
  • Management
  • Profession
  • Colleagues
  • Self

7

Richard Machado

  • Age 19
  • Frist individual convicted of a federal e-mail hate crime (US)

8

Hughes Aircraft

  • Not meeting contract testing requirements

9

Carnivore

  • Wiretap for internet traffic placed directly on ISP
  • Frist individual convicted of a federal e-mail hate crime (US)

10

Privacy issues around consumer lists

  • Can sell aggregate information about customer lists, but not personal information