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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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Assessing and Sharpening your Security Controls
sponsored by eTECH Channel
WHITE PAPER: Learn what a proper security audit should review, how the report should be structured, and how to reduce risk. Also discover how audits need to be carried out, which controls should be focused upon, and more.
Posted: 18 Aug 2016 | Published: 18 Aug 2016

eTECH Channel

Management Reporting: Let's Stop Reinventing the Wheel
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Explore the ways you can take a "factory" approach to management reporting in this white paper. Learn how report production management can automatically replicate text, analysis, and narrative across reports and link data points to enable easier auditing and seamless updating.
Posted: 22 Jul 2016 | Published: 29 Nov 2013

IBM

Case Study: Improving Employee Data Quality
sponsored by Accenture
WHITE PAPER: In this case study, one company adopted a tool powered by a cloud platform and discovered a number of critical data issues that would not have been found until much later in downstream business processes. Read on to learn about the other benefits ZS realized because of this data quality tool.
Posted: 15 Jul 2016 | Published: 15 Jul 2016

Accenture

Salesforce Shield for Healthcare
sponsored by Salesforce.com
WHITE PAPER: Learn how healthcare organizations can secure protected health data in the cloud while meeting compliance and governance requirements.
Posted: 14 Jul 2016 | Published: 14 Jul 2016

Salesforce.com

Five Critical Rules for Firewall Management: Lessons from the Field
sponsored by Dell SecureWorks
WHITE PAPER: This white paper will teach you five things to consider when managing your firewall, and will present you with real life examples of how these five things have helped other organizations improve their firewall management.
Posted: 11 May 2016 | Published: 08 Jun 2011

Dell SecureWorks

Practical Guidelines for Active Risk Management when Managing Oracle Licenses
sponsored by Matrix42
WHITE PAPER: This white paper presents the 10 commandments to surviving an Oracle audit.
Posted: 28 Jul 2015 | Published: 29 Apr 2015

Matrix42

Avoiding Audit Surprises: Why License Compliance is a C-level Issue
sponsored by Matrix42
WHITE PAPER: This white paper examines how to optimize long-term license management and relieve your IT staff of manual tasks.
Posted: 16 Jul 2015 | Published: 30 Jun 2015

Matrix42

Rethinking License Management: Mobile App Delivery and Access Made Easy
sponsored by Matrix42
WHITE PAPER: This white paper outlines how to treat license management as a proactive process rather than just a standalone management tool. Continue reading to learn more.
Posted: 15 Jul 2015 | Published: 01 Jul 2015

Matrix42

Automating Information Governance - assuring compliance
sponsored by ComputerWeekly.com
ESSENTIAL GUIDE: This report from AIIM takes an in-depth look at information governance policies, privacy and records management issues, policy enforcement, and how well technology can set or correct metadata, detect security risks, and enforce deletion policies.
Posted: 16 Jun 2014 | Published: 16 Jun 2014

ComputerWeekly.com

Printing: a false sense of security?
sponsored by ComputerWeekly.com
ANALYST REPORT: Louella Fernandes and Bob Tarzey show how secure printing technology can provide authentication, authorisation and accounting capabilities, helping businesses improve document security and meet compliance regulations.
Posted: 30 Aug 2013 | Published: 30 Aug 2013

ComputerWeekly.com

Effective print security for SMBs
sponsored by ComputerWeekly.com
ANALYST REPORT: Analysts Louella Fernandes and Clive Longbottom  discuss how integrated print management provides SMBs with a simple and scalable approach for print security.
Posted: 02 Apr 2013 | Published: 02 Apr 2013

ComputerWeekly.com

Virtualization Security: Protecting Virtualized Environments
sponsored by ComputerWeekly.com
BOOK: This extract from the book Virtualization Security, includes a 30% discount for Computer Weekly readers.
Posted: 20 Feb 2013 | Published: 20 Feb 2013

ComputerWeekly.com

Total Quality Assurance for Businesses with a Global Business Plan
sponsored by IFS
WHITE PAPER: Establishing a business that is competitive on a global spectrum can be challenging. View this white paper to learn more about how you can deploy a complete quality assurance package that provides the support your business needs. It outlines what you should be looking for in a source so you can be certain you've made the right selection.
Posted: 18 Feb 2013 | Published: 18 Feb 2013

IFS

Speed Up Your Business with E-Signatures
sponsored by Adobe EchoSign
WHITE PAPER: This white paper shows how IT departments can implement an e-signature solution that will cut down physical paperwork and increase efficiency.
Posted: 20 Feb 2015 | Published: 20 Feb 2015

Adobe EchoSign

ESIGN Act A Well-Established Law Enabling Business Transformation Today
sponsored by Adobe EchoSign
WHITE PAPER: This paper discusses several factors relating to the legality of e-signatures in various applications and among different industries, with their associated regulatory environments.
Posted: 20 Feb 2015 | Published: 20 Feb 2015

Adobe EchoSign

How to Create the Most Effective Compliance Program at Your Organization
sponsored by IntraLinks, Inc
EGUIDE: In this e-guide from SearchSecurity.com, expert Mike Chapple reveals his key tips on how to develop an effective data privacy compliance program and maintain proper documentation to effectively meet expanding data privacy laws.
Posted: 16 May 2014 | Published: 16 May 2014

IntraLinks, Inc

Simplify implementation of the HITRUST Common Security Framework
sponsored by Symantec Corporation
WHITE PAPER: Click through to explore the Health Information Trust Alliance (HITRUST) common security framework (CSF) which harmoniously combines compliance management controls for simplified, cost-effective HCO audit preparation.
Posted: 24 Apr 2014 | Published: 31 Mar 2013

Symantec Corporation

Discover How Mail Express Solves 2 of Your Biggest IT Headaches
sponsored by GlobalScape
WHITE PAPER: Mail Express can easily solve your most troublesome headaches surrounding email and it can reduce costs, too. Get all the answers instantly when you download this whitepaper.
Posted: 04 Mar 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2012

GlobalScape

Real-world Identity and Access Management (IAM) for Legacy Operating Systems
sponsored by Dell Software
WHITE PAPER: This white paper discusses the common challenges facing organizations that stick with legacy operating systems. Access now for easily implemented best practices and technologies that mitigate these concerns.
Posted: 03 Mar 2014 | Published: 04 Mar 2013

Dell Software

Strategies to Survive Software Asset Management Audits
sponsored by CDW Corporation
WEBCAST: This exclusive webcast can help you prepare for an audit by covering some software asset management (SAM) strategies and tactics you should adopt to get ready for a software audit.
Posted: 28 Feb 2014 | Premiered: Feb 27, 2014

CDW Corporation

System z: Making great security even better
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Adopting an information protection approach enables your enterprise to ensure that critical data stored in your systems is authentic, secure and available. Read on to learn how proactive solutions to information protection can help minimize the risk your organization faces today.
Posted: 30 Jul 2013 | Published: 30 Jul 2013

IBM

Novartis AG Success Story: How Novartis Increased Disposition Capabilities Ten-fold
sponsored by IBM
VIDEO: One of the top expenses of healthcare company Novartis is over-retention of records. This case study details the data retention solution they adopted that helped them improve their records management strategy. View now to learn more!
Posted: 26 Jul 2013 | Premiered: 26 Jul 2013

IBM

Strategies to Maintain PCI DSS Compliance
sponsored by GeoTrust, Inc.
EGUIDE: This e-guide outlines strategies for streamlining key PCI DSS processes to ensure that comprehensive compliance is achieved efficiently – for maximum business benefit.
Posted: 23 Jul 2013 | Published: 23 Jul 2013

GeoTrust, Inc.

Lending Tools Streamlines Over 1,100 File Transfer Tasks with MOVEit
sponsored by Ipswitch File Transfer
CASE STUDY: This case study details the solution LendingTools.com put in place that provided the file management and automation they need to manage, automate, secure, and monitor large volumes of data for their customers. View now to learn more!
Posted: 15 Jul 2013 | Published: 28 Jun 2013

Ipswitch File Transfer

Rochester General Relies on MOVEit to Transfer Medical Records and Meet HIPAA/HITECH Compliance
sponsored by Ipswitch File Transfer
CASE STUDY: This two-page case study unveils the security solution Rochester General Hospital put in place to help them quickly, easily, and securely track file transfers while simultaneously complying all regulatory requirements.
Posted: 09 Jul 2013 | Published: 31 May 2013

Ipswitch File Transfer
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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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