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Accounting Information Systems

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Ulric J. Gelinas + 3 others
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Accounting Information Systems

11th Edition
Ulric J. Gelinas + 3 others
ISBN: 9781337552127
Textbook Problem

“The mere fact that event data appear on a prenumbered document is no proof of the validity of the event. Someone intent on defrauding a system by introducing a fictitious event probably would be clever enough to get access to the prenumbered documents or would replicate those documents to make the event appear genuine.”

  1. a. Do you agree with this comment? Why or why not?
  2. b. Without prejudice to your answer to part (a), assume that the comment is true. Present (and explain) a “statement of relationship” between the control plan of using prenumbered documents and the information system control goal of event validity.

a)

Summary Introduction

To comment: On the given statement.

Introduction:

Accounting Information System (AIS) is said to be the specialized subsystem of the Information System (IS). AIS can be used in the business events for the purpose of collecting, processing, and reporting the financial information.

Explanation

Comment on the given statement:

It is given that the event data appear on the pre-numbered document would not contain the proof for the event validity. People might access the prenumbered document or they would imitate the document to make the event appear genuine...

b)

Summary Introduction

To prepare: A statement of the relationship between the control plan of using prenumbered documents and the information system control goal of the validity of the event.

Introduction:

Accounting Information System (AIS) is said to be the specialized subsystem of the Information System (IS). AIS can be used in the business events for the purpose of collecting, processing, and reporting the financial information.

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