321 Executive Proposal Project
The purpose of this project is to evaluate the student’s ability to research and evaluate security
testing software and present a proposal for review by executive team members. By completing
the document the student will also gain practical knowledge of the security evaluation
documentation and proposal writing process. The project will enable the student to identify
and understand the required standards in practice, as well as the details that should be covered
within a proposal.
Using the Case Study presented in this document, to complete an executive proposal.
Provide a three to five page proposal summarizing purpose and benefit of chosen security
software to the executive management team.
The student will evaluate and test security testing software for purposes of testing
corporate network security. The purpose of the software is to measure the security
posture of the organization by identifying vulnerabilities and help prevent future attacks
and deter any real-time unknown threats.
The proposal should effectively describe the software in a manner that will allow the
executive team members to understand the purpose and benefits of the software to
approve the purchase.
Evaluate and select a security tool for a recommendation that you learned about in the
iLabs modules or the EC-Council textbooks.
The proposal document must be 4 to 5 pages long, conforming to APA standards. See
" Writing Guideline" in WebTycho where you' ll find help on writing for research projects.
At least three authoritative, outside references are required (anonymous authors or web
pages are not acceptable). These should be listed on the last page titled " References."
Appropriate citations are required. See the syllabus regarding plagiarism policies.
This will be graded on the quality of the research topic, quality of paper information, use of
citations, grammar and sentence structure, and creativity.
Has professional-looking format and provide at least 3 references that are cited
properly using the APA standard. No spelling or grammatical errors. Effectively
describes the purpose of the software that will allow the Senior Management to
understand the organizational need and make the appropriate decisions to purchase.
Research is supported by documentation and evidence. Effectively provides
analysis results that demonstrate the effectiveness of the software to meet the
organizations' objectives. Effectively explains the benefit of the software. Cost of the
software and any costs. Includes all key points of the analysis and allows the senior
management to understand the organizational need enough to make an appropriate