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Difference between read and write access?

In the IT section of the CPA exam, candidates should be familiar with the difference between read and write access and what type of access is appropriate for a given scenario.

Read access allows the user to only view or read the contents. Write access allows the user to view and modify the contents. So depending on the users role or the stage of the process, a company should evaluate who should have read and/or write access.


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