A Case Study Of Computer Crime In Information Technology In The Nigeria Industry

ADISA OLABISI A.K | 122 pages (17296 words) | Projects

ABSTRACT

This study was conducted to investigate the different levels of Computer crime. Data was collected using answers from research questions and well structured questionnaires, as well as some written information that were relevant to this study. Information Technology (IT) involves the application of modem techniques in the creation, processing, storage and communication of information. This technology very from the postal services of the 1840's down to the cellular phones of the 1979, but what differs in all this technology is the speed at which information can be collected, transformed, distributed and retrieved by modem equipment. 4 Information Technology in industry has mcrease rapidly with the introduction of digital electronics in telecommunication with advantage of > large bandwidth compact equipments and faster communication network. Making every area of administration and offices realizing that information can be rated 4 resources after land, labour and capital which makes most offices being automated with a network of computers, fax machines and . coper. Because information can be available to anyone with access to a computer and all necessary data transfer equipment the possibility of abuse anse which could be in form of piracy, invasion of privacy and other criminal acts like electronic fund transfer. Computer crime is the illegal electronic trespass of computer and data banks, which makes computer crime the most feared variety of white-collar cnme. There are different types of computer crime which include Software piracy, Abuse of privacy, Unlimited Access of computer data files, .Crime from unauthorized use of a password, and Crime from the use of computer viruses. The data collected were analyzed and was discovered that due to piracy in software, computer crime affects the economy of the country, but ,· no one really known the extent of computer crime because the much of it is either undetected or unreported. It was then recommended that government and policy makers should increase information technology awareness in schools, colleges and public offices. In reference to software piracy is a design that could help control software pi.racy and can be implemented in any site and software program against illegal use of software.

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APA

ADISA, A (2023). A Case Study Of Computer Crime In Information Technology In The Nigeria Industry . Repository.mouau.edu.ng: Retrieved Feb 28, 2024, from https://repository.mouau.edu.ng/work/view/a-case-study-of-computer-crime-in-information-technology-in-the-nigeria-industry-7-2

MLA 8th

A.K, ADISA. "A Case Study Of Computer Crime In Information Technology In The Nigeria Industry " Repository.mouau.edu.ng. Repository.mouau.edu.ng, 10 Oct. 2023, https://repository.mouau.edu.ng/work/view/a-case-study-of-computer-crime-in-information-technology-in-the-nigeria-industry-7-2. Accessed 28 Feb. 2024.

MLA7

A.K, ADISA. "A Case Study Of Computer Crime In Information Technology In The Nigeria Industry ". Repository.mouau.edu.ng, Repository.mouau.edu.ng, 10 Oct. 2023. Web. 28 Feb. 2024. < https://repository.mouau.edu.ng/work/view/a-case-study-of-computer-crime-in-information-technology-in-the-nigeria-industry-7-2 >.

Chicago

A.K, ADISA. "A Case Study Of Computer Crime In Information Technology In The Nigeria Industry " Repository.mouau.edu.ng (2023). Accessed 28 Feb. 2024. https://repository.mouau.edu.ng/work/view/a-case-study-of-computer-crime-in-information-technology-in-the-nigeria-industry-7-2

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