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VI. SYSTEM VALIDATION & VERIFICATION (ACCREDITATION)

Test contingency plans; similarly, it is critical to test all aspects of the corporate security plan. Does the plan meet the originally identified needs; does it work as planned? Accreditation occurs when a responsible manager “signs off,” that is, attests that the system is in conformance with the plan. The appropriate signing authority depends on the portion of the plan in question.