Need for Dual Control and Segregation of Duties

There is no way to completely prevent fraud in an organisation. However, segregation of duties is a primary internal control which prevents, or decreases the risk of errors, or irregularities, and identifies problems. This is achieved when an individual does not have control over all phases of a transaction. Likewise dual control is a simple means of ensuring that colleagues perform critical activities as a team.

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  • Information and resources may be accessed with the intent to defraud.

There are 2 Key Actions providing safeguards against this Information Security Issue. These are available in the registered version of RUSecure™.

  • In centralised computer environments, system administration and user activities should be separated otherwise sensitive data may be compromised.

There are multiple Key Actions providing safeguards against this Information Security Issue. These are available in the registered version of RUSecure™.

  • Fraudulent activities may be hidden, unless potential areas of fraud are identified and their duties segregated. The opportunity for fraud or errors is high where activities are not under dual control.

There is 1 Key Action providing safeguards against this Information Security Issue. These are available in the registered version of RUSecure™.

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