data integrity

  

Definition

The accuracy and consistency of stored data, indicated by an absence of any alteration in data between two updates of a data record. Data integrity is imposed within a database at its design stage through the use of standard rules and procedures, and is maintained through the use of error checking and validation routines.

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  • Data integrity of a document can be compromised when you leave your computer unlocked and walk away from your desk, risking that another person can access the information.

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  • The data integrity was high which was great news for the team who generated it so it was used during the presentation.

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  • You must always make sure to keep strong data integrity so that other companies can not find out what you are doing.

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