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ALSO CALLED: Audit Trail
DEFINITION: In accounting, an audit trail is the sequence of paperwork that validates or invalidates accounting entries. In computing, the term is also used for an electronic or paper log used to trackcomputer activity. Forexample, a corporate employee might have access to a section of a network in acorporation such as billing but be unauthorized to access all other sections. Ifthat employee attempts to access  … 
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The Case for Risk-Based, Business-Aligned Internal Audit
sponsored by RSA, The Security Division of EMC
WHITE PAPER: The world we operate in as business professionals is rapidly changing. Organizations are faced with the increasing complexities of global operations, the growing morass of regulatory demands, pressures to decrease cost and increase efficiency, and the prospect of dealing with a set of new and potentially catastrophic risks.
Posted: 01 Dec 2010 | Published: 01 Dec 2010

RSA, The Security Division of EMC

Top Ten Database Security Threats: How to Mitigate the Most Significant Database Vulnerabilities
sponsored by Imperva
WHITE PAPER: For each threat, the paper describes background information, general risk mitigation strategies, and the database protection provided by Imperva SecureSphere Database Security Solutions.
Posted: 02 Sep 2010 | Published: 02 Sep 2010

Imperva

ASG-Discovery and Dependency Mapping (ASG-DDM)™
sponsored by ASG Software Solutions
WHITE PAPER: Understanding which hardware and software components support which business systems is extremely difficult. For many years, the clipboard and spreadsheet appear to have been the tools of choice, with the result that many decisions were made based on outdated and inaccurate information. Read this paper to find out more.
Posted: 25 May 2010 | Published: 25 May 2010

ASG Software Solutions

Configuration Assessment: Choosing the Right Solution
sponsored by Tripwire, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Check out this white paper to discover how automated configuration assessment solutions like Tripwire Enterprise help ease the burden on IT of achieving and maintaining compliance, securing the IT infrastructure, and generating evidence for mandatory audits.
Posted: 08 Jan 2009 | Published: 01 Jul 2008

Tripwire, Inc.

Audit Tracking & SOX Compliance
sponsored by RevSoft
WHITE PAPER: Read this whitepaper to learn how using Audit Tracking will give you greater SOX compliance. Rev Scheduler has built in audit facility and which allows for greater SOX compliance as all job definitions are audited and tracked.
Posted: 10 Sep 2008 | Published: 09 Sep 2008

RevSoft

File Shares to SharePoint: 8 Keys to a Succesful Migration
sponsored by Dell Software
WHITE PAPER: With high functionality and low administration costs, SharePoint is the perfect host for your company's collaboration data. This white paper discusses what you need to consider when migrating data from file shares to SharePoint. Read it today.
Posted: 18 Aug 2008 | Published: 18 Aug 2008

Dell Software

Unifying Management of Physical and Electronic Records: The Records Management Imperative
sponsored by EMC Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explains the features and benefits of such a unified approach to enterprise records management, and describes how the EMC Documentum/OmniRIM solution works.
Posted: 13 Mar 2008 | Published: 01 Feb 2007

EMC Corporation

The Challenges - and Myths - of Sarbanes-Oxley Compliance
sponsored by Bytware, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This white paper addresses the challenges and dispels the myths associated with SOX compliance in iSeries (System i) shops. It also examines the 5 steps to take toward compliance, and how to achieve CobiT objectives such as risk assessment and more.
Posted: 29 Nov 2006 | Published: 30 Aug 2004

Bytware, Inc.
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AUDIT TRAILS DEFINITION (continued): …  an unauthorized section by typing in passwords,this improper activity is recorded in the audit trail.Audit trails are used to record customer activity ine-commerce. The customer's initial contact is recorded in an audit trail aswell as each subsequent action such as payment and delivery of the product orservice. The customer's audit trail is then used to respond properly to anyinquiries or complaints. A company might also use an audit trail to provide abasis for account reconciliation, to provide a historical report to plan andsupport budgets, and to provide a record of sales in case of a tax … 
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