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SECURITY AUDIT PART V1Security Audit – Part VCMGT582 / Security and Ethics – AmazonChad Randolph, Justin Hitchcock, Manuel Chavez, Stepan SaburkinProfessor – William GlassenMay 6, 2019
SECURITY AUDIT PART V2Introduction:Security audits are one of the major tools to help identify vulnerable areas of companyinfrastructure. Also, security audits are standard metrics used to review and evaluate businesssecurity policies, systems that are in use (software or interface) / desktops and other hardware aswell as data processing to establish the organization will follow a set of guidelines to ensure theyare protected by regulatory compliances. Security audits also help measure the businessenvironment through vulnerability review / scanning, series of interviews and analysis of policiesand procedures.Company Description:Amazon.com, Inc. offers online merchandising shopping services. It delivers assistanceto four primary customer groups: customers, vendors, businesses, and content makers. Also, thecompany recommends additional marketing and promotional support, for instance, onlinepublicity and co-branded credit card contracts.It assists clients through its retail websites with aconcentration on selection, cost, and suitability. It creates its sites to allow its merchandises to bemarketed by the firm and by third parties within lots of product groups. The corporation alsodistributes developers and businesses of all sizes through Amazon Web Services, which deliversentrance to technology infrastructure ("Forbes.com," 2017).Legal and Regulatory Compliance:Amazon is a global entity, and with such a significant impact on the world, there is somuch at stake. Amazon employs over 382k employees worldwide (Lavy, 2017). With so manyemployees around the globe, legal matters will always be hard to navigate. Counterfeit productsare also a significant concern. It is impossible to stop all of them, and Amazon has a very user-
SECURITY AUDIT PART V3friendly guarantee to keep it that way. Amazon does not pay sellers until they are sure customersreceived the products they ordered (Amazon, 2019).Amazon has an exhaustive list of trademarks, and many of their products are built allover the world. According to Amazon (2019), "We partner closely with our suppliers to drivecontinuous improvement in worker conditions. We train our suppliers on the standards andconduct required by our Supplier Code. We use independent auditors to audit suppliers andverify compliance, including through confidential worker interviews."This attention to detail isessential to protect against any legal action due to any inhuman working conditions.Computer Crimes:As the largest online retailer where customers across the globe can obtain goods of a vastvariety, Amazon has become the go to source for procuring merchandise online since it expandedfrom only selling books. In addition to offering up the merchandise that they maintain anddistribute, they now allow third parties to sell through their site as well. This type of open market

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