Your task in this report is to write a research report. Please refer to the guide when preparing your report to see what criteria and standards will be used to assess the work
Research report: Task Your task in this report is to write a research report. This report is designed to demonstrate your familiarity with the underlying complex technology and industry terminology that will help you leverage the Dark Web and analyse data discovery to strengthen your security position. It will also start your journey towards gaining the knowledge to establish relevant policies and procedures based on research and fact-finding foundations. Please refer to the guide when preparing your report to see what criteria and standards will be used to assess your work Your report will consist of two parts: Part 1: Annotated Bibliography Refer to the following resources to help you set up your annotated bibliography What is an annotated bibliography: https://owll.massey.ac.nz/assignment-types/annotatedbibliography.php Sample annotated bibliography: https://owll.massey.ac.nz/sample-assignments/sampleannotated-bibliography.php
A set of topics* is listed below. Choose one topic you are really interested in or is closely related to your professional practice.
You are required to conduct a literature search on a topic of your choice. You should choose at least three research papers, journal articles or conference papers). To start you off, you will include the following article. Hatta, M. (2020). Deep web, dark web, darknet. Annals of Business Administrative Science, 2020, 19(6), 277-292. Retrieved https://www.jstage.jst.go.jp/article/abas/19/6/19_0200908a/_pdf/- char/en Topics Set*: • Cybersecurity threat landscape during COVID-19 • Malware as a Service (MaaS) during the COVID-19 pandemic. • ToR Network • Dark Web forensics • Network traffic analysis Part 2: Discussion From your annotated bibliography answer the following discussion questions:
Identify any important issue/s that you believe were not addressed (or not addressed adequately) in the literature.
Explain why you view this issue/these issues as important.
Discuss what you believe to be the most important lesson you have learnt as a result of your literature research.
Develop recommendations on how this knowledge will improve the security of your workplace. RATIONALE This report task need to work towards the following outcome/s: • Need to be able to differentiate between theoretical and cross-disciplinary approaches to the dark web. • Need to be able to distinguish and classify the forms of cybercriminal activity through the dark web, and the technological and social engineering methods used to undertake such crimes. • Need to be able to investigate assumptions about the behaviour and role of offenders and victims in the dark web. • Need to be able to analyse and assess the impact of cybercrime, along with the mitigating techniques used to defend against cybercrime. • Need to be able to discuss, analyse and apply dark web-related research and applications. PRESENTATION • Your submission must be in a form readable by Microsoft Word or PDF/Acrobat format • Your answers to the questions should be precise but complete and informative. The guideline about the expected length of your reports in terms of the number of words is 1500 – 2000; • A cover page (outside the page limit) must be included and should contain relevant identifying information. REQUIREMENTS For this report, you are required to use APA 7 th standard referencing to acknowledge the sources that you have used in preparing your report.