Audit Trail

Definition(s)

  • In computer security systems, a chronological record of when users logged in, how long they were engaged in various activities, what they were doing, and whether any actual or attempted security violations occurred. An audit trail is an automated or manual set of chronological records of system activities that may enable the reconstruction and examination of a sequence of events and/or changes in an event.

Notes

  1. Vinson & Elkins LLP Practice Support, EDD Glossary.