A chronological record of system activities. Includes records of system accesses and operations performed in a given period.
Also referred to as “audit trail.” Chronological record of system activities. Provides an independently verifiable trail sufficient to permit reconstruction, review, and examination of sequence of environments and activities surrounding or leading to operation, procedure, or event in a transaction from inception to final results.
Audit Log has been defined 2 different ways in documents like Glossary of Key Information Security Terms, Data Security Standard (DSS) and Payment Application Data Security Standard (PA-DSS).