The Chief Technical Officer (CTO) has been informed of a potential fraud committed by a database
administrator performing several other job functions within the company. Which of the following is the BEST
method to prevent such activities in the future?
Separation of duties
Separation of duties means that users are granted only the permissions they need to do their work and no
more. More so it means that you are employing best practices. The segregation of duties and separation of
environments is a way to reduce the likelihood of misuse of systems or information. A separation of duties
policy is designed to reduce the risk of fraud and to prevent other losses in an organization.