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IT AUDIT SOLUTIONS MANUAL CHAPTER TWO ETHICAL AND LEGAL ISSUES FOR IT AUDITORS DISCUSSION QUESTIONS 2-1 Who is responsible for prevention and detection of irregular and illegal acts? Management is responsible for the prevention and detection of irregular and illegal acts, not the IT auditor. 2-2 What types of written contracts do auditors typically examine? What are the three elements the auditor must ensure a contract contains? Auditors typically examine written contracts dealing with purchase and sale of goods and services. Auditors should look to ensure that there at least three elements contained in the contract: offer, consideration and acceptance. 2-3 What cannot be included in an employment contract? 1
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An employment contract cannot include that the employee must work for the employer for a stated period of time. 2-4 What stipulation of non-disclosure agreements dealing with trade secrets differ from confidentiality agreements? The term of non-disclosure agreements may last indefinitely. 2-5 When is the contract element of ‘consideration’ required and not required in a non- compete agreement? Why? If a non-compete agreement is signed before or immediately after employment, consideration is not required because the employment itself is the consideration. If an employer requests an employee to sign a non-compete agreement during or upon termination of employment, additional consideration on the part of the employer may be required since the employment has already been established. 2-6 What does computer or ‘cyber’ crime mean? Give ten examples. Computer or ‘cyber’ crime is the direct or indirect use of computer and communication technologies to perpetrate a criminal act. Acts include any behaviors determined by states or nations to be illegal. Examples include: hacking into an entities network
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