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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.
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EDP auditorA 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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