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Audit Trail

Acronym(s):

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Definition(s):

  A chronological record that reconstructs and examines the sequence of activities surrounding or leading to a specific operation, procedure, or event in a security relevant transaction from inception to final result.
Source(s): CNSSI 4009-2015 (NIST SP 800-47)

  A record showing who has accessed an information technology (IT) system and what operations the user has performed during a given period.
Source(s): CNSSI 4009-2015 (NIST SP 800-47)

  A record showing who has accessed an IT system and what operations the user has performed during a given period.
Source(s): NIST SP 800-47

  A chronological record that reconstructs and examines the sequence of activities surrounding or leading to a specific operation, procedure, or event in a security-relevant transaction from inception to final result.
Source(s): NIST SP 800-53 Rev. 4 (CNSSI 4009)

Synonym(s):

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