As you are planning the annual audit of Norton Corporation, you note that the company has a number o

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As you are planning the annual audit of Norton Corporation, you note that the company has a number of user-operated computers in use in various locations. One of the machines has been installed in the stores department, which has the responsibility for disbursing stock items and for maintaining stores’ records. In your audit, you find that one employee receives the requisitions for stores, disburses the stock, maintains the records, operates the computer, and authorizes adjustments to the total amounts of stock recorded by the computer.
When you discuss the applicable controls with the department manager, you are told that the user-operated computer is assigned exclusively to that department. Therefore, the manager contends that it does not require the same types of controls applicable to large IT systems.
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Case Study 8-35Student NameProfessors NameCourse CodeJune 28, 2016Question No.1In business environment, Use of information technology increased during the last fewdecades due to the use of information technology. In this way, due to the excessive use ofcomputers the chances of problems in computers are increasing day by day and due to this thecorporations has to face the cost of damage and bear the loss of millions of dollar because ofthe working with information technology. It becomes a common practice now that everycorporation wants to invest its capital in information technology. All the points of theorganization like the use of money, financial issues and generation of income during thespecific period of time is rely on the system. With the use and help of hardware and software,the system of Information technology efficiently understood the requirements of the business.With the help of information technology, each organization and its decision makers becomeable to take effective and sensible decisions with regard to the circumstances. It is importantthat in our daily routine and activities, the use of information technology is increasing rapidly.In this way it is the tray of every organization to get help from the information technology inthe business.The familiarity of the auditor with environment of technology is needed due to theextensive use of technology in business and after that he becomes able to make differencebetween the factors so tha
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