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Chapter 16, Problem 15RQ
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What are the through-the-computer techniques?

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Explain the types-of-through the computer auditing.

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Through-the-Computer Auditing:

In through the computer auditing, the auditor needs to be fully aware about the internal logic of the application. It helps in gaining through understanding of the application’s internal logic.

The types of through-the-computer auditing are as follows:

  • Test data method: Test data is prepared to verify the internal logic for a particular application. It thoroughly checks all the logic to identify any errors or frauds.
  • Base case system evaluation: Base case system evaluation is a type of the test data method...

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