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DEFINITION: In accounting, an audit trail is the sequence of paperwork that validates or invalidates accounting entries. In computing, the term is also used for an electronic or paper log used to trackcomputer activity. Forexample, a corporate employee might have access to a section of a network in acorporation such as billing but be unauthorized to access all other sections. Ifthat employee attempts to access  … 
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IAM Buyer's Guide: 5 Key Questions to Ask
sponsored by EMC Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This buyer's guide gives answers to 5 key questions that need to be asked before choosing an IAM solution. The questions range from the benefits of IAM solutions to suitability concerns.
Posted: 10 Apr 2014 | Published: 10 Apr 2014

EMC Corporation

The CISO's Guide to a Full Night's Sleep
sponsored by EMC Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This resource shows the damages that can be caused by data breaches and audits and highlights an identity and access management solution that mitigates risk and ensures compliance.
Posted: 10 Apr 2014 | Published: 10 Apr 2014

EMC Corporation

What You Should Know About HIPPA and The Omnibus Final Rule
sponsored by Iron Mountain
WHITE PAPER: This resource explains the latest changes in HIPAA with the Omnibus Final Rule, and offers industry-leading advice on how to ensure compliance.
Posted: 09 Apr 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2013

Iron Mountain

Avoiding Cloud Security Audit Pitfalls
sponsored by INetU Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This resource defines the top 5 most common cloud audit pitfalls, and offers suggestions on how to avoid each.
Posted: 03 Apr 2014 | Published: 03 Apr 2014

INetU Inc.

Airlines Have the Highest Standards for Compliance - Airlines’ Sky-High Data Volumes Need Down-to-Earth Protection
sponsored by Peak 10
WHITE PAPER: This article focuses on the compliance challenges that airlines face from the various groups monitoring them and the concerns they have about the widespread use of personally identifiable information (PII).
Posted: 20 Mar 2014 | Published: 03 Mar 2014

Peak 10

Audits, Compliance and Security: ITPros share their experience
sponsored by Dell, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This whitepaper talks about a solution that allows users to better track and audit malicious or unintentional changes to their Windows environment. It gives interviews with users from various industries to see how the solution worked for them.
Posted: 10 Mar 2014 | Published: 07 Mar 2014

Dell, Inc.

Real-world Identity and Access Management (IAM) for Unix-based Systems
sponsored by Dell Software
WHITE PAPER: Unix systems face special IAM challenges. Discover how to be overcome them with the right practices and tools, enabling you to enhance security, achieve compliance and dramatically improve operational efficiency.
Posted: 03 Mar 2014 | Published: 04 Mar 2013

Dell Software

Are You Prepared for a Software Audit?
sponsored by CDW Corporation
WHITE PAPER: Access this white paper to uncover the key elements of a software End User License Agreements (EULA) audit. Click through to explore 5 ways software asset management (SAM) can help you ensure compliance.
Posted: 27 Feb 2014 | Published: 27 Feb 2014

CDW Corporation

Active Directory Auditing: What It Is, and What It Isn’t
sponsored by Dell Software
WHITE PAPER: This white paper discusses the problems that stem from Active Directory (AD) native audit loggings, the functionalities you really need from your AD auditing solution for efficient management.
Posted: 25 Feb 2013 | Published: 25 Feb 2013

Dell Software

Total Quality Assurance for Businesses with a Global Business Plan
sponsored by IFS
WHITE PAPER: Establishing a business that is competitive on a global spectrum can be challenging. View this white paper to learn more about how you can deploy a complete quality assurance package that provides the support your business needs. It outlines what you should be looking for in a source so you can be certain you've made the right selection.
Posted: 18 Feb 2013 | Published: 18 Feb 2013

IFS

Save money with a centralized accounts payable strategy
sponsored by Iron Mountain
WHITE PAPER: Review the benefits of an innovative accounts payable strategy that promises to completely automate and provide increased visibility into AP workflow, eliminate the time, errors, and costs associated with traditional invoice processing, and much more.
Posted: 13 Jun 2012 | Published: 01 Jun 2012

Iron Mountain

Discover How Mail Express Solves 2 of Your Biggest IT Headaches
sponsored by GlobalScape
WHITE PAPER: Mail Express can easily solve your most troublesome headaches surrounding email and it can reduce costs, too. Get all the answers instantly when you download this whitepaper.
Posted: 04 Mar 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2012

GlobalScape

System z: Making great security even better
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Adopting an information protection approach enables your enterprise to ensure that critical data stored in your systems is authentic, secure and available. Read on to learn how proactive solutions to information protection can help minimize the risk your organization faces today.
Posted: 30 Jul 2013 | Published: 30 Jul 2013

IBM

Anatomy of an Archiving Project White Paper
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Companies worldwide are affirming the value of archiving as a best practice for managing data growth, completing faster application upgrades and much more. Inside this white paper, learn how archiving can help support data retention compliance initiatives and mitigate risk for audits and electronic discovery requests.
Posted: 23 Aug 2011 | Published: 23 Aug 2011

IBM

The Event Data Warehouse- Strategies for Improving Business Performance
sponsored by Hexis Cyber Solutions Inc
WHITE PAPER: Organizations are at risk if they do not plan to implement an enterprise-wide security and event data warehouse to make strategic decisions. This paper introduces Event Data Warehouse, a unique, cost effective and proven solution, that provides actionable results that enable better business decisions.
Posted: 18 Jul 2011 | Published: 18 Jul 2011

Hexis Cyber Solutions Inc

Why Business Rules?: A Case for Business Users of Information Technology
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This whitepaper explains how business people are allowed to directly define how their business rules are being executed with a BRMS; and, perhaps more important, how it facilitates change in an easy, safe and reliable manner.
Posted: 07 Jul 2011 | Published: 01 Sep 2009

IBM

Securities and capital markets
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: IBM®ILOG®’s business rule management system (BRMS) is widely used by leading investment banks, asset management and mutual fund firms to meet their compliance requirements while adding intelligent decisioning capabilities to applications and processes throughout the trading cycle, and business channels and systems.
Posted: 07 Jul 2011 | Published: 07 Jul 2011

IBM

Five Critical Rules for Firewall Management: Lessons from the Field
sponsored by Dell SecureWorks
WHITE PAPER: This white paper will teach you five things to consider when managing your firewall, and will present you with real life examples of how these five things have helped other organizations improve their firewall management.
Posted: 09 Jun 2011 | Published: 08 Jun 2011

Dell SecureWorks

 Password Self Help – Password Reset for IBM i
sponsored by Safestone Technologies
WHITE PAPER: Check out this white paper to learn about a self help password application that can give you a high ROI and free up time to work on more business critical issues.
Posted: 07 Jun 2011 | Published: 07 Jun 2011

Safestone Technologies

Scalability in Log Management
sponsored by ArcSight, an HP Company
WHITE PAPER: This paper will take you through the process of selecting a log management solution for your organization. It will provide you with information about log management, as well as the requirements you should be looking for in a log management solution.
Posted: 17 May 2011 | Published: 17 May 2011

ArcSight, an HP Company

Is your user management process getting you down? Improving efficiency and security through automation
sponsored by NetIQ Europe
WHITE PAPER: Access control is something that has hindered business for years. There can be a variety of different levels of access a user may posses at a company. Some users may need to access different programs than others, so they would require a different level of access.
Posted: 04 May 2011 | Published: 02 May 2011

NetIQ Europe

Distributed Data Capture: Reducing the Cost of Remote Business Processes
sponsored by Kofax, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: In today’s global economy, information exchange is vital. Competitive advantage goes to the companies that can share information and collaborate quickly and accurately in the most cost-effective manner. Read this white paper now to learn how to effectively lower the costs of your business's document capture process.
Posted: 10 Mar 2011 | Published: 10 Mar 2011

Kofax, Inc.

Top Ten Database Security Threats
sponsored by Imperva
WHITE PAPER: The enterprise database infrastructure is subject to an overwhelming range of threats. This document is intended to help organizations deal with the most critical of those threats by providing a list of the top ten as identified by Imperva’s Application Defense Center.
Posted: 04 Feb 2011 | Published: 04 Feb 2011

Imperva

Top-10 Guide for Protecting Sensitive Data from Malicious Insiders
sponsored by Imperva
WHITE PAPER: Insider threats, both careless and malicious, abound. This fact is amplified during difficult economic times. With a plethora of digitized information, and vehicles for turning credit card data, personally identifiable information and intellectual property into cash, goods, and other services, risks have increased.
Posted: 04 Feb 2011 | Published: 04 Feb 2011

Imperva

Five Signs Your File Data is at Risk
sponsored by Imperva
WHITE PAPER: Persistent insider threats and regulatory compliance mandates make protecting sensitive file data a business requirement for virtually every organization. However, the sheer volume of file data and its rapid and continuous growth make it a challenge to secure properly.
Posted: 04 Feb 2011 | Published: 04 Feb 2011

Imperva
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AUDIT TRAILS DEFINITION (continued): …  an unauthorized section by typing in passwords,this improper activity is recorded in the audit trail.Audit trails are used to record customer activity ine-commerce. The customer's initial contact is recorded in an audit trail aswell as each subsequent action such as payment and delivery of the product orservice. The customer's audit trail is then used to respond properly to anyinquiries or complaints. A company might also use an audit trail to provide abasis for account reconciliation, to provide a historical report to plan andsupport budgets, and to provide a record of sales in case of a tax … 
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