Lesson Code: GVC-1200. Explains the basics of Information Technology and Good Computer Practice and looks at how IT is used in regulated industries.

  • Category: Computer Use and Validation


Having taken this Lesson, you will be able to:

  • Understand and be able to explain what is meant by the term "Information Technology"
  • Distinguish between computer software and computer hardware
  • Define computer network, LAN and WAN
  • Define Internet, e-mail, intranet, and World Wide Web
  • Describe the importance of computer security in regulated industries
  • Describe the various uses of IT in regulated industries
  • List and describe the rules for good computer practice

Keywords: Audit Trails, FDA, Information Technology, Internet, LAN, Networks, Passwords, Security, Time Stamps, Viruses, WAN, 21 CFR Part 11