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tion assets and in the prevention of financial loss. Separation of duties is used to reduce the chance of an indi-vidual violating information security and breaching the confidentiality, integrity, or availability of informa-tion. The control stipulates that the completion of a significant task that involves sensitive information should require at least two people. The idea behind this separation is that if only one person had the authorization to access a particular set of information, there may be nothing the organization can do to prevent this individual from copying the information and removing it from the premises. Separation of duties is especially important, and thus commonly implemented, when the information in question is financial.
PTS:1REF:50078.ANS:When an employee prepares to leave an organization, the following tasks must be performed:
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