Audit Trails and System Usage Monitoring

Who can use this?

All Offices

Record Description

Records documenting the use of the agency’s information technology and communication systems to ensure security and appropriate use. Includes, but is not limited to: Audit trails; Authorizations for and modifications to the configurations and settings of the agency’s IT infrastructure (such as firewalls, routers, ports, network servers, etc.); Log-in records, security logs and system usage files; Internet activity logs (sites visited, downloads/uploads, video/audio streaming, etc.); Fax and telephone logs.

Retention Requirement

Retain for 1 year after date of activity

Disposition after Retention


Disposition Authority Reference

GS 14020.0001.19347

Approved by State Records Committee

2021 August 04

Last Updated / Revised by UARM

2023 June 02