Chapter 14 E-Commerce

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TCP/IP
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transmission control protocol/Internet protocol.
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backbone provider
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organization which supplies access to high-speed transmission lines that make up the main network lines of the Internet; main “truck line” of the internet
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secure sockets layering (SSL)
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encryption system in which the Web server and the user’s browser exchange data in encrypted form.
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intranet
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private network accessible only to the employees of a com- pany.
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b. E-commerce is a subset of e-business.
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Which of the following statements is true? a. E-business is a subset of e-commerce. b. E-commerce is a subset of e-business. c. E-business and e-commerce are exactly the same thing. d. E-business and e-commerce are not related.
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c. router
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An electronic hardware device that is located at the gateway between two or more networks is a a. packet switch c. router b. URL d. protocol
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d. backbone provider
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The type of organization that serves as the main trunk line of the Internet is called a a. local ISP c. global ISP b. regional ISP d. backbone provider
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c. Reduced order-processing cost
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Which of the following is not a direct advantage for the consumer from e-commerce? a. Access to a broader market b. More shopping convenience c. Reduced order-processing cost d. Information sharing from the company
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b. electronic retailing
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Each of the following represents a characteristic of B2B commerce except a. electronic data interchange b. electronic retailing c. data exchanges d. preexisting business relationships
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c. data exchanges
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Each of the following represents an application of B2C commerce except a. software sales b. electronic retailing c. data exchanges d. stock trading
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d. Onward transfer and disclosure
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Before forwarding customer data, an organization should receive explicit or implicit consent of the customer. This describes which of the AICPA Trust Services Principles online privacy practices? a. Consent b. Use and retention c. Access d. Onward transfer and disclosure
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a. All processes throughout the supply chain
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Which of the following processes within a supply chain can benefit from IT enablement? a. All processes throughout the supply chain b. Only internal processes within the supply chain c. Only external processes within the supply chain d. Exchange processes between a company and its suppliers
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d. either the Internet or an extranet
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When a company has an e-business transaction with a supplier, it could be using a. the Internet b. an intranet c. an extranet d. either the Internet or an extranet
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d. customer self-service
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Intranets are used for each of the following except a. communication and collaboration b. business operations and managerial monitoring c. Web publishing d. customer self-service
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b. B2C
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When there is no necessity for a preexisting relationship between buyer and seller, that transaction is more likely to be classified as a. B2B b. B2C c. B2E d. either B2B or B2C
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e. All of the above are important IT controls.
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Which of the following IT controls would not be important in an extranet? a. Encryption b. Password c. Antivirus software d. Penetration testing e. All of the above are important IT controls.
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a. Intranet extranet
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A company’s computer network uses Web servers, HTML, and XML to serve various user groups. Which type of network best serves each of the following users? Employees Suppliers a. Intranet extranet b. Intranet internet c. Internet extranet d. Internet internet
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c. XBRL
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An extensible markup language designed specifically for financial reporting is a. Internet EDI b. XML c. XBRL d. XFRL

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