Software Audits - Group 5 Day 1- The Deciders

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Click to edit Master subtitle style 12/11/10 The Deciders Chris Banach – cjb5221 Jake Sass – jas5800 Ron Stellabotte – rjs5125 Sammie Weirman – ssw5071
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12/11/10 How can conducting a risk assessment mitigate the risk of a software audit?
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12/11/10 Controls: Mitigation through knowledge The best way to mitigate the risk is through education & training on the legalities of software audits. The first thing is to understand what has been sent to you. (Pender p.4) Find out if the request is an audit, or if it is a fishing expedition? What is the auditor's authority? (Pender p.4) Read the licensing agreement especially the section on (Pender p.4) When a request is made, consult with corporate counsel. (Wailgum 1) Utilize a systematic approach to control software assets with a
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12/11/10 What is a software audit? “Software audits involve vendors requiring their customers to prove their licenses are correct for the products they use.” (Ferguson 1) “[the BSA is] not a government investigative organization,
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