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Title: CONTROLS OVER DATA PROCESSING EQUIPMENT UTILIZED IN DISBURSING OPERATIONS (FROM THE ACCOUNTING AND FINANCE MANUAL, SECTION 10214, JANUARY 1965)
Author(s): ANON
Corporate Author: US Dept of Defense
Defense Logistics Agency
United States of America
Date Published: 1965
Page Count: 7
Sponsoring Agency: National Institute of Justice/
Rockville, MD 20849
US Dept of Defense
Alexandria, VA 22314
Sale Source: National Institute of Justice/
NCJRS paper reproduction
Box 6000, Dept F
Rockville, MD 20849
United States of America
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: SECURITY PROCEDURES ARE DESCRIBED FOR AUTOMATIC DATA PROCESSING OPERATIONS INVOLVED IN THE PREPARATION AND EXECUTION OF U.S. TREASURY DEPARTMENT CHECKS.
Abstract: SECURITY IS DESIGNED TO PREVENT PERSONS INVOLVED IN THE PROGRAMMING AND OPERATIONS OF THESE DATA SYSTEMS FROM EXECUTING ILLEGAL CHECKS FOR PERSONAL GAIN. OVERALL RESPONSIBILITY FOR AN ADEQUATE SYSTEM OF CONTROL SHOULD BE ASSIGNED TO ONE PERSON. EXAMINATION OF THE OVERALL DESCRIPTION OF EACH ACTIVITY'S SECURITY CONTROL SYSTEM SHOULD BE LIMITED TO THE MINIMUM NUMBER OF LOCAL UPPER MANAGEMENT PERSONNEL DEEMED ESSENTIAL TO THE SUCCESS OF THE SYSTEM AND THOSE PERFORMING OFFICIAL AUDITS OR INSPECTIONS. AUDIT OR INSPECTION REPORTS PREPARED FOR NORMAL DISTRIBUTION SHOULD NOT INCLUDE ANY INFORMATION, FINDINGS, OR RECOMMENDATIONS WHICH WOULD BE OF ASSISTANCE TO PERSONS INCLINED TO COMPROMISE THE SECURITY CONTROL SYSTEM. FULL DISCLOSURE SHOULD ONLY BE MADE ORALLY AND IN CLASSIFIED REPORTS TO DESIGNATED PERSONS. A SECURITY SYSTEM CHECKLIST IS PROVIDED. (RCB)
Index Term(s): Check fraud; Computer crime prevention measures; Computer privacy and security; Electronic funds transfer; Federal government; US Department of the Treasury
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