Description of a generic control

Control description

Describe how to perform the generic control. The purpose is to let relevant people in the organisation know, what to do when this generic control is assigned to them.

As an example, the generic control “Re-certification of access rights” could be described as follows:

Navigate to the user list of the system and assess if all users on the list still have a work related need for access. Document by attaching the list of the users (file dump or screenshot) with your comments.

Passed response description

Describe what results from following the control description that should lead to the control task being marked as passed.

As an example, the passed response description for the generic control “Re-certification of access rights” could be described as follows:

The control was completed successfully and no users without a work related need for access was identified on the system.

Failed response description

Describe what results from following the control description that should lead to the control task being marked as failed.

As an example, the failed response description for the generic control “Re-certification of access rights” could be described as follows:

The control was not completed successfully or users without a work related need for access was identified on the system.

Add description

Select the description requirements for the task recipient:

  • No: the user will not be met with the option of adding a description to the task.
  • Optional: the user will have the option to add a description to the task.
  • Mandatory: the user will have to write a description in order to complete the task.

Add attachment

Select the attachment/link requirements for the task recipient:

  • No: the user will not be met with the option of adding attachments/links to the task.
  • Optional: the user will have the option to add attachments/links to the task.
  • Mandatory: the user will have to add an attachment or link in order to complete the task.

Attachments

Attach files that will be displayed to the task recipient together with the control description.

Links

Add links that will be displayed to the task recipient together with the control description.

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