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Data Security

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Details of Project Paper (10%): You must include at least ten references.

Prepare a 10-15 page paper in Microsoft Word (counts as 10% of the final grade) in APA format (see writing expectations in the Policies section) (350 words per page). The paper should be between 2500 to 5300 words excluding the title page content and the references page content. At a minimum include the following:

Detailed description of the area researched
Technology involved in the area
Future trends in the area
Example companies involved in the area
Regulatory issues surrounding the area
Global implications for the area
References (minimum of 10)

You may use resources from the APUS Online Library, any library, government library, or any peer-reviewed reference (Wikipedia and any other publicly-reviewed source is not accepted). The paper must be at least 10 pages double-spaced, 1″ margin all around, black 12 point font (Times New Roman or Arial) with correct citations of all utilized references/sources, (pictures, graphics, etc… are extra – allowed but extra for the minimum page count). The title page and references are also required but don’t count in the minimum page count. A minimum of 10 references are required.

The paper will be subjected to checking against plagiarism. The paper must follow acceptable originality criteria (no more than 15% max total, and 2% per individual source match are allowed

Java Project 1

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1. Use the Integer wrapper class.
2. Declare and use ArrayList clas
3. Write code to read from, and write to, text files.
4. Write an exception handler for an I/O exception.
5. Write Java classes and instantiate objects of those classes.
1 Background
Let list be a nonempty sequence of nonnegative random integers, each in the range [0, 32767] and let n be the length of
list, e.g.,
list = { 2, 8, 3, 2, 9, 8, 6, 3, 4, 6, 1, 9 }
where n = 12. List elements are numbered starting at 0. We define a run up to be a (k+1)-length subsequence listi, listi+1, listi+2, …, listi+k, that is monotonically increasing (i.e., listi+j ≥ listi+j-1 for each j = 1, 2, 3, …, k). Similarly, a run down is a (k+1)-length subsequence listi, listi+1, listi+2, …, listi+k, that is monotonically decreasing (i.e., listi+j-1 ≤ listi+j for each j = 1, 2, 3, …, k). For the above example list we have these runs up and runs down:

Runs Up
list0 through list1 = { 2, 8 }; k = 1
list2 = { 3 }; k = 0
list3 through list4 = { 2, 9 }; k = 1
list5 = { 8 }; k = 0
list6 = { 6 }; k = 0
list7 through list9 = { 3, 4, 6 }; k = 2
list10 through list11 = { 1, 9 }; k = 1

Runs Down
list0 = { 2 }; k = 0
list1 through list3 = { 8, 3, 2 }; k = 2
list4 through list7 = { 9, 8, 6, 3 }; k = 3
list8 = { 4 }; k = 0
list9 through list10 = { 6, 1 }; k = 1
list11 = { 9 }; k = 0

We are interested in the value of k for each run up and run down and in particular we are interested in the total umber of runs for each nonzero k, which we shall denote by runsk, 0 < k < n – 1. For the example list we have:

k runsk runs
1 4 { 2, 8 }, { 2, 9 }, { 1, 9 }, and { 6, 1 }
2 2 { 3, 4, 6, } and { 8, 3, 2 }
3 1 { 9, 8, 6, 3 }
4-11 0
Let runstotal be the the sum from k = 1 to n – 1 of runsk. For the example list, runstotal = 4 + 2 + 1 = 7.

2 Software Requirements
Your program shall:
1. Open a file named p01-in.txt containing n integers, 1 ≤ n ≤ 1000, with each integer in [0, 32767]. There will be one or more integers per line. A sample input file:
Sample p01-in.txt
2 8 3
2 9
8
6
3 4 6 1 9
2. The program shall compute runsk for k = 1, 2, 3, …, n – 1.
3. The program shall compute runstotal.
4. The program shall produce an output file named p01-runs.txt containing runstotal and runsk for k = 1, 2, 3, …, n – 1. The file shall be formatted as shown in the example file below.
Sample p01-runs.txt
runs_total, 7
runs_1, 4
runs_2, 2
runs_3, 1
runs_4, 0
runs_5, 0
runs_6, 0
5. If the input file p01-in.txt cannot be opened for reading (because it does not exist) then display an error message on the output window and immediately terminate the program, e.g.,
run program…
Sorry, could not open 'p01-in.txt' for reading. Stopping.

3 Software Design
Your program shall:
1. Contain a class named Main. This class shall contain the main() method. The main() method shall instantiate an object of the Main class and call run() on that object.
// Main.java
public class Main {
public static void main(String[] pArgs) { Main mainObject = new Main(); mainObject.run()
}
private void run() {
// You will start writing code here to implement the software requirements.
}
}
2. One of the primary objectives of this programming project is to learn to use the java.util.ArrayList class. Therefore, you are not permitted to use 1D arrays. Besides, you will quickly discover that the ArrayList class is more convenient to use than 1D arrays.

3. ArrayList is a generic class meaning: (1) that it can store objects of any class; and (2) when an ArrayList object is declared and instantiated we must specify the class of the objects that will be stored in the ArrayList. For this project, you need to define an ArrayList that stores integers, but you cannot specify that your ArrayList stores ints because int is a primitive data type and not a class. Therefore, you will need to use the java.lang.Integer wrapper class:
ArrayList list = new ArrayList(): int x = 1;
list.add(x); // Legal because of Java autoboxing.
4. You must write an exception handler that will catch the FileNotFoundException that gets thrown when the input file does not exist (make sure to test this). The exception handler will print the friendly error message and immediately terminate the Java program. To immediately terminate a Java program we call a static method named exit() which is in the java.lang.System class. The exit() method expects an int argument. For this project, it does not matter what int argument we send to exit(). Therefore, terminate the program this way:
try {
// Try to open input file for reading
} catch (FileNotFoundException pExcept) {
// Print friendly error message System.exit(-1);
}
5. Your programming skills should be sufficiently developed that you are beyond writing the entire code for a program in one method. Divide the program into multiple methods. Remember, a method should have one purpose, i.e., it should do one thing. If you find a method is becoming complicated because you are trying to make that method do more than one thing, then divided the method into 2, 3, 4, or more distinct methods, each of which does one thing.
6. Avoid making every variable or object an instance variable. For this project you shall not declare any instance variables in the class. That is, all variables should be declared as local variables in methods and passed as arguments to other methods when appropriate.
7. Format your code neatly. Use proper indentation and spacing. Study the examples in the book and the examples the instructor presents in the lectures and posts on the course website.
8. Put a comment header block at the top of each method formatted thusly:
/**
* A brief description of what the method does.
*/

Java coding project

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1. Use the Integer wrapper class.
2. Declare and use ArrayList clas
3. Write code to read from, and write to, text files.
4. Write an exception handler for an I/O exception.
5. Write Java classes and instantiate objects of those classes.
1 Background
Let list be a nonempty sequence of nonnegative random integers, each in the range [0, 32767] and let n be the length of
list, e.g.,
list = { 2, 8, 3, 2, 9, 8, 6, 3, 4, 6, 1, 9 }
where n = 12. List elements are numbered starting at 0. We define a run up to be a (k+1)-length subsequence listi, listi+1, listi+2, …, listi+k, that is monotonically increasing (i.e., listi+j ≥ listi+j-1 for each j = 1, 2, 3, …, k). Similarly, a run down is a (k+1)-length subsequence listi, listi+1, listi+2, …, listi+k, that is monotonically decreasing (i.e., listi+j-1 ≤ listi+j for each j = 1, 2, 3, …, k). For the above example list we have these runs up and runs down:

Runs Up
list0 through list1 = { 2, 8 }; k = 1
list2 = { 3 }; k = 0
list3 through list4 = { 2, 9 }; k = 1
list5 = { 8 }; k = 0
list6 = { 6 }; k = 0
list7 through list9 = { 3, 4, 6 }; k = 2
list10 through list11 = { 1, 9 }; k = 1

Runs Down
list0 = { 2 }; k = 0
list1 through list3 = { 8, 3, 2 }; k = 2
list4 through list7 = { 9, 8, 6, 3 }; k = 3
list8 = { 4 }; k = 0
list9 through list10 = { 6, 1 }; k = 1
list11 = { 9 }; k = 0

We are interested in the value of k for each run up and run down and in particular we are interested in the total umber of runs for each nonzero k, which we shall denote by runsk, 0 < k < n – 1. For the example list we have:

k runsk runs
1 4 { 2, 8 }, { 2, 9 }, { 1, 9 }, and { 6, 1 }
2 2 { 3, 4, 6, } and { 8, 3, 2 }
3 1 { 9, 8, 6, 3 }
4-11 0
Let runstotal be the the sum from k = 1 to n – 1 of runsk. For the example list, runstotal = 4 + 2 + 1 = 7.

2 Software Requirements
Your program shall:
1. Open a file named p01-in.txt containing n integers, 1 ≤ n ≤ 1000, with each integer in [0, 32767]. There will be one or more integers per line. A sample input file:
Sample p01-in.txt
2 8 3
2 9
8
6
3 4 6 1 9
2. The program shall compute runsk for k = 1, 2, 3, …, n – 1.
3. The program shall compute runstotal.
4. The program shall produce an output file named p01-runs.txt containing runstotal and runsk for k = 1, 2, 3, …, n – 1. The file shall be formatted as shown in the example file below.
Sample p01-runs.txt
runs_total, 7
runs_1, 4
runs_2, 2
runs_3, 1
runs_4, 0
runs_5, 0
runs_6, 0
5. If the input file p01-in.txt cannot be opened for reading (because it does not exist) then display an error message on the output window and immediately terminate the program, e.g.,
run program…
Sorry, could not open 'p01-in.txt' for reading. Stopping.

3 Software Design
Your program shall:
1. Contain a class named Main. This class shall contain the main() method. The main() method shall instantiate an object of the Main class and call run() on that object.
// Main.java
public class Main {
public static void main(String[] pArgs) { Main mainObject = new Main(); mainObject.run()
}
private void run() {
// You will start writing code here to implement the software requirements.
}
}
2. One of the primary objectives of this programming project is to learn to use the java.util.ArrayList class. Therefore, you are not permitted to use 1D arrays. Besides, you will quickly discover that the ArrayList class is more convenient to use than 1D arrays.

3. ArrayList is a generic class meaning: (1) that it can store objects of any class; and (2) when an ArrayList object is declared and instantiated we must specify the class of the objects that will be stored in the ArrayList. For this project, you need to define an ArrayList that stores integers, but you cannot specify that your ArrayList stores ints because int is a primitive data type and not a class. Therefore, you will need to use the java.lang.Integer wrapper class:
ArrayList list = new ArrayList(): int x = 1;
list.add(x); // Legal because of Java autoboxing.
4. You must write an exception handler that will catch the FileNotFoundException that gets thrown when the input file does not exist (make sure to test this). The exception handler will print the friendly error message and immediately terminate the Java program. To immediately terminate a Java program we call a static method named exit() which is in the java.lang.System class. The exit() method expects an int argument. For this project, it does not matter what int argument we send to exit(). Therefore, terminate the program this way:
try {
// Try to open input file for reading
} catch (FileNotFoundException pExcept) {
// Print friendly error message System.exit(-1);
}
5. Your programming skills should be sufficiently developed that you are beyond writing the entire code for a program in one method. Divide the program into multiple methods. Remember, a method should have one purpose, i.e., it should do one thing. If you find a method is becoming complicated because you are trying to make that method do more than one thing, then divided the method into 2, 3, 4, or more distinct methods, each of which does one thing.
6. Avoid making every variable or object an instance variable. For this project you shall not declare any instance variables in the class. That is, all variables should be declared as local variables in methods and passed as arguments to other methods when appropriate.
7. Format your code neatly. Use proper indentation and spacing. Study the examples in the book and the examples the instructor presents in the lectures and posts on the course website.
8. Put a comment header block at the top of each method formatted thusly:
/**
* A brief description of what the method does.
*/