An internal auditor should have a sound understanding of basic data processing concepts such as data organization

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An internal auditor should have a sound understanding of basic data processing concepts such as data organization and storage in order to adequately evaluate systems and make use of retrieval software.
a. Define the following terms as used in a data processing environment (all are nouns):
(1) Field,
(2) Record,
(3) File.
b. (1) Define a database.
(2) List two advantages and two disadvantages of a database system.
(CIA adapted)

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Core Concepts Of Accounting Information Systems

ISBN: 9780470507025

11th Edition

Authors: Nancy A. Bagranoff, Mark G. Simkin, Carolyn Strand Norman

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