System Analysis and Design/Control, Audit And Security Multiple Choice Questions Of Information System 12.1Control in design of an information system is used to a.inspect the system and check that it is built as per specificationsb.protect data from accidental or intentional lossc.ensure that the system processes data as it was designed to and that the results are reliabled.ensure privacy of data processed by it12.2Controls are necessary in information systems as (i) massive amounts of data are processed and human errors are expected in data entry(ii) accidental errors can lead to loss of money and credibility in a system (iii) to protect the system from virus attack (iv) data may be lost due to disk crashesa.i and ii b.i and iiic.i and iv d.ii and iii12.3The major objectives of control are (i)guard against frauds in data entry/processing(ii)check clerical handling of data before it enters a computer (iii)to provide a method to trace the steps and find where error has occurred (iv)automatically correct errors in data entry/processinga.i, ii and iv b.i, ii, iii and ivc.i, ii and iii d.i and iii12.4Organizational measures in control mean a.a set of well organized methodsb.assignment of appropriate responsibilities to individuals in data processing in an organizationc.proper organization of dataV. Rajaraman/IISc. Bangalore M12/V1/July 04/1
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