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audit trail

n
(Commerce) a record of all the transactions or data entries that a person or firm has carried out over a specific period
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au′dit trail`


n.
a trace of the processing steps that produced a particular item of computer data.
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We can produce that but as for voter verified paper audit trail (VVPAT), we are not in a position at this time to make that available,' Mujoro said.
With the EyeC Audit Trail Viewer, responsible persons can now analyze and document process interventions for auditing in a convenient, controllable and comprehensive way.
"We can confirm that, as a result of the termination of the Thesys CAT LLC agreement with CAT NMS LLC to build and operate the Consolidated Audit Trail, Thesys is presently winding down its Thesys CAT operations in Charleston and New York," a spokeswoman said in an email.
For three elections it refused to issue receipts to comprise the voter-verified paper audit trail (VVPAT).
"Allow, after the close of polls, the use of 'digital cameras and cellular phones' to audit the totality of votes inside the same precinct after karambola or shuffling the Voter Verified Paper Audit Trail receptacle."
"These new protections, which include encryption, access controls and audit trails, add crucial tools to the regulation's prior requirements in protecting the institutions and consumers," said DFS Superintendent Maria T.
Adewole, the audit trail and subsequent recall of the substance was part of the recommendations submitted by the 22-man committee drafted from a broad spectrum of the health sector to collaborate with relevant agencies as part of pharmacovigilance and renewed effort to actively monitor drug distribution channels and sanitise the system.
Software would have to be implemented and managed on this "electronic lock network" to manage all the different assets, as well as the audit trail and assignment of electronic keys via either RFID cards or smartphones with Bluetooth access, to unlock a given rack.
This way, changes have an audit trail, and transactions are secure--in theory.
In a 13-0 vote on March 18, the high court upheld its earlier decision, saying that the wording pertaining to the VVPAT means that the voter himself or herself must verify the paper audit trail.
This smart approach differentiates Datatron's system from other records management services by delivering anywhere access to your legacy documents from PC and mobile devices while also providing a secure audit trail throughout each document's lifecycle.
Audit trail reports can be reviewed to identify system security issues, errors in sequencing of activities, investigation of errors and unexpected events, training issues, and data integrity events.