Risk Lurks in Spreadsheets

Baxter, Ralph
November 2010
Bank Technology News;Nov2010, Vol. 23 Issue 11, p38
Trade Publication
In this article the author reflects on the data-integrity risk in user-developed applications (UDAs). It notes that Institute of Internal Auditors (IIA) had recently recommended on evaluating the security of UDAs arguing that it can be dangerous to any bank if not managed properly. It implies that one thing how banks can protect the integrity of their data is to identify their key UDAs. It adds that bank should track what goes on within UDAs and continually monitor usage.


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