Code of Ethics for I.T. Professionals

Attention for Professional Ethics and Values Education (computer) students:

Your oral examination (midterm exam) is scheduled on January 17, 2011. Memorize the Code of Ethics for IT Professionals below.


I will use my special knowledge and skills for the benefit of the public. I will serve employers and clients with integrity, subject to an overriding responsibility to the public interest, and I will strive to enhance the competence and prestige of the professional. By these, I mean:

I will promote public knowledge, understanding and appreciation of information technology;

I will consider the general welfare and public good in the performance of my work;

I will advertise goods or professional services in a clear and truthful manner;

I will comply and strictly abide by the intellectual property laws, patent laws and other related laws in respect of information technology;

I will accept full responsibility for the work undertaken and will utilize my skills with competence and professionalism;

I will make truthful statements on my areas of competence as well as the capabilities and qualities of my products and services;

I will not disclose or use any confidential information obtained in the course of professional duties without the consent of the parties concerned, except when required by law;

I will try to attain the highest quality in both the products and services I offer;

I will not knowingly participate in the development of Information Technology Systems that will promote the commission of fraud and other unlawful acts;

I will uphold and improve the IT professional standards through continuing professional development in order to enhance the IT profession.


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