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IT Governance and Internal Controls

1. Define and discuss examples of physical and logical security measures often used by organizations in computer operations.

2. Here are five organization level controls related to IS/IT. Define and give examples for at least two. (1) personnel policies; (2) file security controls;
(3) business continuity planning; (4) computer facility controls; and (5) access to computer
files.

3. The purpose of application controls is to prevent, detect, and correct errors and irregularities in processing transactions and fall into the categories of 1) input controls, 2) processing controls and 3) output controls. Define and give examples for at least two.

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IT Governance and Internal Controls
1. Define and discuss examples of physical and logical security measures often used by organizations in computer operations.

Answer: Physical security controls ensure that only authorized users/personnel can enter a business premises. They include physical control measures such as: fences, CCTV, gates/locks, etc. all aimed at preventing, or detecting unauthorized access.

Logical security refers to software security measures that ensure that only authorized users can have access to system resources/files/information. They ...

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The IT governance and internal controls are provided. Five organization level controls related to IS/IT are defined.

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