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DEFINITION: SAS 70 (the Statement on Auditing Standards No. 70) defines the standards an auditor must employ in order to assess the contracted internal controls of a service organization. Service organizations, such as hosted data centers, insurance claims processors and credit processing companies, provide outsourcing services that affect the operation of the contracting enterprise. The SAS 70 was developed by  … 
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How to Stay Compliant with PCI DSS Standards
sponsored by LogRhythm, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explores a solution that has plenty of experience in helping organizations improve their overall security and compliance standings while reducing costs.
Posted: 29 Jul 2014 | Published: 29 Jul 2014

LogRhythm, Inc.

5 Backup Features to Ensure Accuracy, Eliminate Complexity and Streamline Auditing
sponsored by APTARE
WHITE PAPER: In this brief resource, you will discover how a storage backup manager eliminates the complexity and manual labor associated with SOX auditing by automatically collecting backup data in real time and storing it in a central web-based repository where administrators and auditors can access, analyze and record the information.
Posted: 28 Jun 2013 | Published: 28 Jun 2013

APTARE

CW+: How to manage expenses in small and mid-sized businesses
sponsored by ComputerWeekly.com
WHITE PAPER: More than ever, small businesses need to efficiently control costs and optimise cash flow, but how, and what role does automation play in this process?
Posted: 20 Oct 2011 | Published: 27 Oct 2010

ComputerWeekly.com

The 10 most overlooked payroll pitfalls
sponsored by Ultimate Software
WHITE PAPER: While most common payroll process errors are avoidable, they are also easily overlooked. Unfortunately even the smallest errors can lead to long-term issues and increased expenses. Read more to find out the top 10 payroll pitfalls and how to prevent them.
Posted: 07 Feb 2011 | Published: 07 Feb 2011

Ultimate Software

An On-Demand Solution to Optimize Contract Management
sponsored by SAP America, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Read this paper to learn three ways your company can get the most out of its contracts by ensuring that the agreements you enter into are low in risk and that contractual terms are being observed and met.
Posted: 22 Apr 2012 | Published: 30 Apr 2011

SAP America, Inc.

Baseline Discovery Audit Datasheet
sponsored by BMC-Accenture
WHITE PAPER: This exclusive resource presents a baseline discovery auditing solution to help you gain insight into key infrastructure and application dependencies in your environment, before embarking on cloud, automation, or proactive operations initiatives.
Posted: 29 Aug 2011 | Published: 29 Aug 2011

BMC-Accenture

Oracle Fusion Governance, Risk, and Compliance Reduces Fraud and Errors to Improve Performance
sponsored by Oracle Corporation
WHITE PAPER: Oracle Fusion GRC Applications improve bottom-line performance by continuously monitoring transactions and applying advanced forensic analysis and embedded application controls across business processes. Learn how you can detect more incidents and respond faster, preventing problems before they escalate or even occur.
Posted: 11 May 2011 | Published: 11 May 2011

Oracle Corporation

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.

Simplify Compliance and Security with Novell® Sentinel™ Log Manager
sponsored by Novell, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Novell Sentinel Log Manager is delivered as an all-inclusive software appliance that enables organizations to improve IT enterprise security and simplify regulatory compliance in a cost-effective and easy way. Novell Sentinel Log Manager cuts through deployment and management cost and complexity with the expensive proprietary hardware.
Posted: 07 Mar 2011 | Published: 07 Mar 2011

Novell, Inc.

Managed File Transfer: When Data Loss Prevention Is Not Enough - Moving Beyond Stopping Leaks and Protecting Email
sponsored by Coviant Software Corporation
WHITE PAPER: Read this paper to learn how Data Loss Prevention products can identify high-risk network traffic that require intervention and how your IT staff can use an MFT solution to reduce your business risk from these transfers.
Posted: 15 Dec 2010 | Published: 14 Dec 2010

Coviant Software Corporation

The Case for Risk-Based, Business-Aligned Internal Audit
sponsored by RSA
WHITE PAPER: The world we operate in as business professionals is rapidly changing. Organizations are faced with the increasing complexities of global operations, the growing morass of regulatory demands, pressures to decrease cost and increase efficiency, and the prospect of dealing with a set of new and potentially catastrophic risks.
Posted: 01 Dec 2010 | Published: 01 Dec 2010

RSA

Prepare for Vendor Audits and Improve Software Asset Management with Integrated IBM Solutions
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Read how effective software asset management supports both cost effectiveness and cost efficiency by matching inventory with actual deployments, thereby helping to reduce over- and under-licensing.
Posted: 25 Oct 2010 | Published: 15 Jan 2010

IBM

Cloud-Stored Offsite Database Backups
sponsored by Oracle Corporation
WHITE PAPER: Cloud backups are the right protection for databases running within the compute Cloud. Read this white paper to learn about how Cloud storage can be a benefit to your organization.
Posted: 06 Oct 2010 | Published: 17 May 2010

Oracle Corporation

File Security: Audit and Protect Critical Files
sponsored by Imperva
WHITE PAPER: Read this paper to learn how Imperva SecureSphere File Security products deliver real-time file monitoring, auditing, security, and user rights management for files stored on file servers and network attached storage (NAS) devices.
Posted: 30 Aug 2010 | Published: 30 Aug 2010

Imperva

Better Active Directory Auditing...Less Overhead, More Power
sponsored by Netwrix Corporation
WHITE PAPER: Today’s stringent legislative and industry requirements Windows server auditing simpler, more reliable, and better able to meet their business requirements. organizations – faced with stricter internal security policies as well as– continue to struggle to make.
Posted: 20 Jul 2010 | Published: 20 Jul 2010

Netwrix Corporation

ASG-Discovery and Dependency Mapping (ASG-DDM)™
sponsored by ASG Software Solutions
WHITE PAPER: Understanding which hardware and software components support which business systems is extremely difficult. For many years, the clipboard and spreadsheet appear to have been the tools of choice, with the result that many decisions were made based on outdated and inaccurate information. Read this paper to find out more.
Posted: 25 May 2010 | Published: 25 May 2010

ASG Software Solutions

Information Security and Multi-Compliance: Avoiding Audit Fatigue with a Single IT Compliance Strategy
sponsored by Tripwire, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This Prescriptive Guide provides nine steps that information security managers can use to break the compli­ance blame cycle and build an information security program that more effectively mitigates security risk. Read on to learn more.
Posted: 13 May 2010 | Published: 13 May 2010

Tripwire, Inc.

The Total Economic Impact of CA Identity Manager
sponsored by CA Technologies.
WHITE PAPER: In January 2010, CA commissioned Forrester Consulting to examine the total economic impact and potential return on investment (ROI) enterprises may realize by deploying CA Identity Manager (CA IM). Read this paper to learn what they found.
Posted: 02 Mar 2010 | Published: 19 Feb 2010

CA Technologies.

Business-Critical Benefits of Workload Automation Solutions
sponsored by ASG Software Solutions
WHITE PAPER: Enterprises have struggled with workload automation (WLA) implementation because of its complexities, dependencies, and costs. These obstacles existed primarily because WLA was simply not a mature technology. However, today WLA solutions are widely accessible and achievable. Read this paper to learn about the latest innovations.
Posted: 08 Feb 2010 | Published: 08 Feb 2010

ASG Software Solutions

A New Breed of Data Warehouse
sponsored by ASG Software Solutions
WHITE PAPER: Read this paper to learn about an emerging data warehouse technology that addresses many of the implementation challenges organizations face.
Posted: 08 Feb 2010 | Published: 08 Feb 2010

ASG Software Solutions

Reducing the Cost of Achieving PCI Compliance with Lumension® Compliance and IT Risk Management
sponsored by Lumension
WHITE PAPER: This whitepaper will examine PCI DSS and explain how Lumension® Compliance and IT Risk Management can help organizations reduce the cost of addressing compliance.
Posted: 06 Oct 2009 | Published: 06 Oct 2009

Lumension

A Shared Environment for IFRS Reporting Can Help Drive Financial Reporting Standardization - and Savings, too
sponsored by Deloitte
WHITE PAPER: This white paper discusses how the global movement toward IFRS offers companies the chance to significantly improve efficiency and reduce financial reporting costs by placing IFRS reporting in a shared environment, or "Center of Excellence" (CoE) and how IFRS CoE can help improve the quality and consistency of financial reporting.
Posted: 04 Sep 2009 | Published: 03 Sep 2009

Deloitte

Portal Authentication: A Balancing Act Between Security, Usability & Compliance
sponsored by PistolStar, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This white paper discusses the problems with current authentication systems and the drivers that should be motivating organizations of all sizes to improve their access controls.
Posted: 26 Aug 2009 | Published: 25 Aug 2009

PistolStar, Inc.

Authentication in the Enterprise: Current and Changing Requirements
sponsored by PistolStar, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This white paper discusses the current state of authentication and trends that Osterman Research sees as shaping the future of authentication.
Posted: 25 Aug 2009 | Published: 25 Aug 2009

PistolStar, Inc.

Technology Implications of IFRS adoption for U.S. Companies: More than a technical accounting change
sponsored by Deloitte
WHITE PAPER: In this publication, we explore the technology implications associated with IFRS conversion and discuss: Evaluating the potential technology impact; how companies can prepare technology and systems changes related to IFRS adoption; Major differences between U.S. Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) and IFRS and much more.
Posted: 28 Jul 2009 | Published: 28 Jul 2009

Deloitte
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AUDITING (FINANCE) DEFINITION (continued): …  the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA) as a simplification of a set of criteria for auditing standards originally defined in 1988. Under SAS 70, auditor reports are classified as either Type I or Type II. In a Type I report, the auditor evaluates the efforts of a service organization at the time of audit to prevent accounting inconsistencies, errors and misrepresentation. The auditor also evaluates the likelihood that those efforts will produce the desired future results. A Type II report includes the same information as that contained in a Type I report; in addition, the … 
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