EDP auditor


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EDP auditor

(job)
A person who analyses system functions and operations to determine adequate security and controls. An EDP analyst evaluates systems and operational procedures and reports findings to senior management. He writes ad hoc report programs using 4GLs and specialised audit software.

EDP auditor

A person who performs an EDP audit within an organization. Such individuals analyze the existing systems and procedures using audit software that samples databases and generates confirmation letters. See EDP audit and audit software.
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The current study evaluated whether a control-objective or transaction-flow knowledge structure led to higher performance in the review of internal controls by EDP auditors.
Some characteristics of free recall of computer controls by EDP auditors.
He was awarded a Certificate in Information Systems Auditing from EDP Auditors Foundation.
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The conference primarily targets security administrators, technicians, programmers, managers and EDP auditors from Fortune 1000 companies representing the broad industry spectrum.
He has lectured extensively for leading professional societies such as the Institute of Internal Auditors, EDP Auditors Association and AICPA.
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