CFPBUS006 discuss how they have helped businesses to survive the pandemic reducing the physical contact among the participants.

Assessment: Individual Report (2000 - 3000 words)

Information and Communication Technology (ICT) has become significantly important for digital businesses and has become even more imperative during the current pandemic. This is evident through the widespread use of cell phones, smart phones, emails, web conferencing, Internet and Cloud etc. However, it is not all the good news. There are challenges as well.

You are required to write a report on the following FOUR topics:

Collaboration in workplace has significantly gained importance in recent times, especially during pandemic. Identify any TWO collaboration tools and discuss how they have helped businesses to survive the pandemic reducing the physical contact among the participants.

Cloud computing, cloud storage and ecommerce are becoming the new normal even in industries that, before the pandemic, seemed decades away from digitalisation. Discuss advantages, disadvantages, suitability, and applications of cloud storage and computing in improving digitalisation.

Even though Covid has declined significantly, the impact of it on digital technology remains almost unchanged. The year 2020 holds valuable lessons for cyber security as many workers enter hybrid arrangements, with home office becoming at least a partial fixture. No matter, what post-pandemic world looks like, protecting people - wherever and however they work - will be an ongoing challenge. Identify privacy and security challenges and discuss what possible measures could be taken.

During the conflict between the Russia and Ukraine, Russia is trying to develop their own internet, disconnecting from the global Internet, and controlling their local network on their own. Discuss the benefits and limitations of these networks.

This assessment addresses LO1, LO2, LO3 and LO4:
LO1: Understand the key terms and considerations associated with using the internet.
LO2: Take responsibility for personal security and privacy when using the internet
LO3: Develop online research skills
LO4: Develop digital communication skills

Further points:
It is expected that you use current peer-reviewed journals and articles to ensure that you have an in-depth understanding of your topic particularly for the Literature Review.

There must be sufficient linkage between theory and practice.
Harvard style of references should be used.