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DEFINITION: SOX Section 404 (Sarbanes-Oxley Act Section 404) mandates that all publicly-traded companies must establish internal controls and procedures for financial reporting and must document, test and maintain those controls and procedures to ensure their effectiveness. The purpose of SOX is to reduce the possibilities of corporate fraud by increasing the stringency of procedures and requirements for financial  … 
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Security Controls Oversight for Sarbanes-Oxley Audit and Compliance
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Posted: 24 Jan 2007 | Published: 01 Dec 2006

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The IT/Compliance Challenge within Segregation of Duties: Eliminating Developer Access to the Production Environment
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Posted: 16 Nov 2006 | Published: 01 Nov 2006

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The IT Manager's Working Guide to Sustainable SOX Compliance
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WHITE PAPER: Learn how to overcome real-world compliance challenges and optimize your SOX efforts. Packed with NEW resources, tips, and a SOX-specific list of COBIT 4.0 objectives, this paper offers actionable tactics to help IT departments achi...
Posted: 02 Oct 2006 | Published: 01 Aug 2006

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Privileged User Monitoring for SOX Compliance
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WHITE PAPER: This paper outlines a best-practices approach to monitoring and reporting segregation of duties, privileged user access activity, failed logins and other access failures, direct Data SQL Access events and database schema changes.
Posted: 21 Aug 2006 | Published: 01 Aug 2006

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The Seven MegaTrends of Professional Services: The Forces That Are Transforming Professional Services Industries and How to Respond
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SARBANES-OXLEY ACT OF 2002 DEFINITION (continued): … SOX Section 404 (Sarbanes-Oxley Act Section 404) mandates that all publicly-traded companies must establish internal controls and procedures for financial reporting and must document, test and maintain those controls and procedures to ensure their effectiveness. The purpose of SOX is to reduce the possibilities of corporate fraud by increasing the stringency of procedures and requirements for financial reporting.
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