CSU Alibaba Data Breach Discussion


Submit your Portfolio Project topic to your instructor for preliminary approval. Provide reasons for your choice. Your submission should contain no more than one page


Identify a major information security incident that has occurred in the recent past (within the last five years). If possible, identify a breach that occurred in, or otherwise impacted, a Fortune 500 company. Review and analyze your chosen incident along the following dimensions:

  • What went wrong?
  • Why did it occur?
  • Who was responsible?
  • How could it have been prevented?
  • What advice would you offer to prevent such an incident from occurring in the future?