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Audit trail

Resolves the validity of an accounting entry by a step-by-step record by which accounting data can be traced to their source.

Audit Trail

A record of the transactions in a trade from the beginning to the end. The SEC and the NYSE use the audit trail when investigating irregularities and potential trading violations.

audit trail

A record of business transactions that can be used by an interested party to trace an organization's activities to original documents. Audit trails are used to verify account balances.

audit trail

a trail of primary documents such as INVOICES, and LEDGER entries, for example sales ledger records, which are used to identify how ACCOUNTING records have been kept. By selecting a sample of primary documents and ledger entries an AUDITOR can check the completeness and accuracy of a firm's accounting system.
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The WSAL Notifications Extension for WP Security Audit Log plugin allows WordPress administrators to get notified instantly via email when important changes happen on their WordPress sites and blogs.
According to Yann Bongiovanni, Integra's CTO, aggregating, monitoring and analyzing the overwhelming amount of audit logs is an enormous problem for risk-averse companies.
WP Security Audit Log monitors all that is happening on WordPress and WordPress Multisite installations therefore administrators are alerted of any suspicious behaviour,” said Robert Abela, WordPress Security Professional at WP White Security.
308 as well as patient information safety considerations require care delivery organizations to review HIS audit logs for information security and privacy incidents.
AMS launched SPHER(TM) in 2013, an online state-of-the-art EHR (Electronic Health Record) audit log monitoring solution which fulfills federal audit requirements.
The company's innovative cryptographic solutions deliver trusted immutable audit logs (IALs), guaranteed by the highest standards of data integrity, authenticity and confidentiality.
The Hitachi Universal Storage Platform now features an audit log file which stores a history of all user access operations performed on the system.
CNG-SAFE also records user activity and generates an audit log to aid in the compliance process.
Detailed audit logs giving management and compliance officers the peace of mind that all activity is well documented.
Log Management: Collects, consolidates and analyzes all audit logs in one easy-to-use interface.
Examples include audit logs, business continuity plans, and documentation of the change management process.
The report calls for three solutions: applying anonymization techniques so that commercial data-miners can share information with authorities without disclosing the identity of individuals or supplying information of non-suspects; building authorization requirements into government systems for viewing data to ensure that only those who need to see the data do; building audit logs into the computing system to identify and track inappropriate access to information and misuses of information.