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Audit trail - Data that can be used to trace activity such as database transactions. 

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Source: Larry English, External,  12-Jan-2009 14:35

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Audit trail - A record that can be interpreted by auditors to establish that an activity has taken place. Often, a chronological record of system activities to enable the reconstruction and examination of the sequence of events and/or changes in an event. An audit trail of system resource usage may include user login, file access, and triggers that indicate whether any actual or attempted security violations occurred.

Source: The Data Governance Institute, 18 November 2009 08:48:00, External

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