Lesson 9 Assignment 5

Lesson 9 Assignment 5 - ATM machine and inserts something...

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Ashley B. Hilliard 258-10-0169 June 1, 2011 MG 615 Lesson#9, Assignment 5 Discussion Board Choose ONE of the following topics to address in a brief essay of 150-200 words: Chapter 11: Discuss the role of business end users and information system professionals in developing a system solution. How do both roles differ when the solution is developed using prototyping or end-user development? It has been said that systems fail when systems builders ignore “people” problems. Why might this be so? Chapter 12: Should producers of software-based services, such as ATMs, be held liable for economic injuries suffered when their systems fail? Should companies be responsible for unemployment caused by their information systems? Why or why not? No, the software services provided by the banking institutions are rarely infiltrated. If a person loses their ATM card , it should be reported immediately. Also, it is beyond their control when someone goes to an
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Unformatted text preview: ATM machine and inserts something that can capture ID numbers. It's not their fault and insurance companies do not offer coverage for ATM machines. The FDIC only covers losses by the banks when an actual robbery takes place. Software can only be made so safe, and that's a fact. A customer has the option to periodically change their pin number and that is always a good idea. As far as online transactions, those pin numbers should be changed once a week. It's doubtful that a hacker can get into the system unless he has the correct software to decode the encryption. So the options are there for each customer to make the changes necessary to protect their assets. When the system just 'goes down' or is 'down for maintenance' they cannot be held liable either. They must have down time for all maintenance procedures....
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  • Spring '11
  • D.Babbs
  • robbery, Automated teller machine, FDIC, Personal identification number, business end users, Ashley B. Hilliard

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