Accounting Information Systems

10th Edition
Hall + 1 other
Publisher: Cengage Learning,
ISBN: 9781337619202



Accounting Information Systems

10th Edition
Hall + 1 other
Publisher: Cengage Learning,
ISBN: 9781337619202
Chapter 12, Problem 17DQ
Textbook Problem

Discuss the key aspects of the following five seal-granting organizations: BBB, TRUSTe, Verisign, Inc, ICSA, and AICPA/CICA WebTrust.

To determine

Explain the key aspects of the given seal- granting organizations.

Explanation of Solution

Seal Of Assurance:

The seal which is posted by companies on their homepage representing that their website is from the trusted source is known as seal of assurance. Seal ensures the customers that their web based business is trustworthy.

Key aspects of seal- granting organization are as follows:

  • BBB: Better business bureau (BBB) working since 1912 is a non-profit organisation which protects the interest of users by promoting ethical business practices. BBB focuses on providing better business practices and customer relations.
  • TRUSTe: TRUSTe is a non-profit organization founded in 1996 to improve privacy practices of consumers trading though internet.
  • Verisign, Inc: Verisign, Inc is a profit organization established in 1995 to assure the security in data transmission. It provides digital certificate to the companies, these certificates builds trust worthy trade between the parties...

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Ch. 12 - What is a cookie?Ch. 12 - What is network virtualization?Ch. 12 - Who are the three parties in a smurf attack?Ch. 12 - What is a ping, and how does it work?Ch. 12 - What is a seal of assurance?Ch. 12 - What is a VAN?Ch. 12 - What is a LAN?Ch. 12 - What is a WAN?Ch. 12 - What is a server?Ch. 12 - What are the three classes of cloud computing...Ch. 12 - What is Software-as-a-Service (SaaS)?Ch. 12 - Give two advantages of Infrastructure-as-a-Service...Ch. 12 - What is OSI?Ch. 12 - What purpose do protocols serve?Ch. 12 - Explain the purpose of the two elements of TCP/IP.Ch. 12 - Distinguish between the FTP and TELNET protocols.Ch. 12 - Discuss the three levels of Internet business...Ch. 12 - What is a dynamic virtual organization?Ch. 12 - Give two differences between ASP and SaaS.Ch. 12 - Why is cloud computing not the best option for all...Ch. 12 - What are cookies, and why are they used?Ch. 12 - What security concerns pertain to cookies?Ch. 12 - How does IP spoofing support Internet crime?Ch. 12 - Describe a distributed denial of service (DDoS)...Ch. 12 - What is a digital envelope?Ch. 12 - What is a digital signature?Ch. 12 - What is a digital certificate? How is it different...Ch. 12 - Distinguish between a network-level firewall and...Ch. 12 - What is a certification authority, and what are...Ch. 12 - Discuss the key aspects of the following five...Ch. 12 - Differentiate between a LAN and a WAN. Do you have...Ch. 12 - Explain the purpose of each of the layers in the...Ch. 12 - A DDoS attack a. is more intensive than a DoS...Ch. 12 - A digital signature a. is the encrypted...Ch. 12 - Which of the following statements is correct? a. A...Ch. 12 - Which of the following statements about cookies is...Ch. 12 - A message that is contrived to appear to be coming...Ch. 12 - Which of the following statements is correct? a....Ch. 12 - A Ping signal is a. used to perpetrate URL...Ch. 12 - A system of computers that connects the internal...Ch. 12 - The client-server model a. is most effective when...Ch. 12 - Which statement about Sniffer software is true? a....Ch. 12 - ENCRYPTION The coded message that follows is an...Ch. 12 - CERTIFICATION AUTHORITY LICENSING Research the...Ch. 12 - CLOUD COMPUTING Write an essay on the relative...Ch. 12 - The purchase order for one firm is the source...Ch. 12 - VIRTUALIZATION Virtualization technology is...Ch. 12 - DIGITAL FRAUD In a financial fraud case, city...

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