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ALSO CALLED: SOX Compliance, Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX) Section 404, Section 404, Sarbanes Oxley, Sarbanes-Oxley
DEFINITION: The Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002 (often shortened to SOX) is legislation enacted in response to the high-profile Enron and WorldCom financial scandals to protect shareholders and the general public from accounting errors and fraudulent practices in the enterprise. The act is administered by the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), which sets deadlines for compliance and publishes rules on requirements.  … 
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7 Steps To Getting A Handle On Social Application In Your Enterprise
sponsored by Jive Software
WHITE PAPER: Social media is a huge part of your employees' personal lives, so why shouldn't it be integrated into their work lives as well? While some executives might be wary of incorporating social media in the workplace, they really shouldn't be. With the right management tactics, you can get the benefits of social media while still remaining in control.
Posted: 14 Jan 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2013

Jive Software

Leverage Security Intelligence For Financial Services Institutions
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: In this resource, discover how financial institutions should consolidate existing security tools for a more robust fraud prevention and data protection system, alongside compliance with regulation mandates.
Posted: 19 Dec 2013 | Published: 31 Mar 2013

IBM

Eight Tips to Safeguard Your Business Information
sponsored by Iron Mountain
WHITE PAPER: Check out this short, two-page document to explore 8 tips for safeguarding your business information in today's day and age. Read on to fortify your data protection strategy with these tips, including: 1) structure your data, 2) assess and treat associated data risks, 3) ensure you have a disaster recovery plan and 5 more expert tips.
Posted: 11 Oct 2013 | Published: 11 Oct 2013

Iron Mountain

The Lowdown on Compliant Data Storage
sponsored by Iron Mountain
WHITE PAPER: Check out this white paper for 10 keys to staying compliant. Learn about the importance of access and authorization controls, discover the benefits of encryption for backups, learn how to safeguard traveling media and more.
Posted: 01 Mar 2012 | Published: 01 Mar 2012

Iron Mountain

Compliance Field Guide: Reducing Costs in an Increasingly Regulated World
sponsored by Symantec Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This in-depth white paper offers 6 compliance and audit best practices to help you address today's complex compliance environment. Click through for a leading integrated solution that manages policies, standards, response assessments, and vulnerabilities.
Posted: 24 Apr 2014 | Published: 31 Jan 2014

Symantec Corporation

2013 Data Governance Survey Results
sponsored by Rand Secure Data
WHITE PAPER: Check out this informative paper to explore the concept of data governance and why so many of today's organizations lack adequate solutions to this increasingly-difficult challenge. Find out key steps to improve your company's data governance and discover one solution that could perfect your strategy. Read on to learn more.
Posted: 10 Mar 2014 | Published: 09 Oct 2013

Rand Secure Data

The Case for Contract Management -- Why You Should Get Started Today
sponsored by SAP America, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: How well-versed are you in the three key areas of contract lifecycle management (CLM) that will give you the visibility to control your contracts and comply with regulations? Take this quick quiz to determine your contract competency and understand whether a CLM solution would benefit your organization.
Posted: 27 Apr 2012 | Published: 30 Jun 2011

SAP America, Inc.

An On-Demand Sourcing Solution for Rapid and Sustainable Savings
sponsored by SAP America, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Many procurement organizations struggle to meet savings goals with an overworked staff using time-consuming, manual processes or outdated systems. Read this paper to learn how to better collaborate with key stakeholders, qualify suppliers, ensure a competitive bidding process, and negotiate contract terms with suppliers.
Posted: 22 Apr 2012 | Published: 31 May 2011

SAP America, Inc.

Fixed Asset Inventory: A Guide to Getting Started
sponsored by Sage Software
WHITE PAPER: Deployment of a fixed asset management provides countless benefits ranging from prevention of overpayment on property tax and insurance, to  reducing the risk of non-compliance with Sarbanes-Oxley Act. Read this paper to learn about best practices for fixed asset inventory management and tips for implementing a successful inventory process.
Posted: 01 Mar 2012 | Published: 01 Mar 2012

Sage Software

Should it Stay or Should it Go? 10 Steps to Leveraging Data on a Tape Backup System
sponsored by Iron Mountain
WHITE PAPER: Check out this white paper to discover 10 steps toward developing a tape-based data retention plan for your business. Discover the importance of knowing and defining your regulatory requirements, receive three keys to maximize your backup tape investment and more.
Posted: 01 Mar 2012 | Published: 01 Mar 2012

Iron Mountain

Governance and control: Focus risk management on multiple levers of control
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Written by Jeremy Hope from Beyond Budgeting Round Table, this paper describes how CFOs should set the highest standards of ethical reporting and behavior.
Posted: 01 Nov 2011 | Published: 01 Apr 2009

IBM

InfoSphere Optim Data Growth Solution for Application Retirement
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Data retention regulations, such as Sarbanes-Oxley, Basel II and HIPAA, require organizations to retain historical data in its original business context for specified periods of time. Non-compliance could result in costly penalties and fines. Learn about a data retention approach that archives critical business information.
Posted: 23 Aug 2011 | Published: 23 Aug 2011

IBM

Twenty-three reasons why companies choose integrated XBRL
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This paper discusses how companies around the world must determine how they will approach compliance with the mandated use of XBRL. Learn the proper approach to accelerate financial reporting, decrease errors, streamline processes and ultimately, lower costs.
Posted: 27 May 2011 | Published: 27 May 2011

IBM

The Age of Compliance: Preparing for a Riskier and More Regulated World
sponsored by SAP America, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Most organizations find managing risk and compliance a challenge – but the rewards for doing so well can be considerable. By putting the right processes, systems and controls in place, you can gain visibility into decisions taken all across the enterprise – and protect both corporate performance and reputation.
Posted: 10 Feb 2011 | Published: 10 Feb 2011

SAP America, Inc.

Why Managing Mobility Matters
sponsored by SAP America, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Mobile devices continue to be purchased in record numbers, pouring into the organization. These devices are coming in a wide variety of hardware and operating system types, making their management and security a big IT challenge. This IDG Playbook is designed to help guide your strategy to manage and secure the booming mobile environment.
Posted: 05 Jan 2011 | Published: 05 Jan 2011

SAP America, Inc.

Email as Part of a Business Continuity Strategy: Why always-on-business requires always-on-email
sponsored by Mimecast
WHITE PAPER: The paper looks at the general approaches available to ensure email continuity from a high level and the implications of deploying each strategy on infrastructure, budget, people and resilience.
Posted: 22 Nov 2010 | Published: 22 Nov 2010

Mimecast

The Business Case for Data Security
sponsored by Imperva
WHITE PAPER: This paper examines the drivers for adopting a strategic approach to data security, compares and contrasts current approaches, and presents the Return on Security Investment (ROSI) of viable data security solutions.
Posted: 16 Nov 2010 | Published: 16 Nov 2010

Imperva

Achieving ISO 27001 Compliance using Titus Solutions
sponsored by TITUS
WHITE PAPER: This paper provides IT professionals with a high level overview of ISO 27001 and 27002, along with their implications for security of email and digital documents.
Posted: 11 Nov 2010 | Published: 11 Nov 2010

TITUS

The Business Case for a Next-Generation SIEM: Delivering Operational Efficiency and Lower Costs Through An Integrated Approach to Network Security Management
sponsored by Q1 Labs, an IBM Company
WHITE PAPER: The selection of the most effective IT technology is a major concern for companies of all sizes, across almost every industry. Read this white paper to learn more about how Q1 Labs' next-generation security information and event management solutions can help protect your IT assets at a lower cost to the company.
Posted: 08 Oct 2010 | Published: 07 Oct 2010

Q1 Labs, an IBM Company

Laptop Locks: A Simple and Cost-Effective Approach to Data Loss Prevention
sponsored by Kensington
WHITE PAPER: This paper will educate IT decision makers on the need for physical security, how it can protect sensitive data, and how Kensington laptop locks can help.
Posted: 04 Oct 2010 | Published: 04 Oct 2010

Kensington

The Top 10 Reasons to Automate Your AP Processes
sponsored by Kofax, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This white paper examines in detail the relevant issues and benefits of Accounts Payable (AP) transformation as well as recent industry-wide research and best practices around such initiatives.
Posted: 23 Sep 2010 | Published: 23 Sep 2010

Kofax, Inc.

How the Guardium Platform Helped Dell IT Simplify Enterprise Security
sponsored by Guardium, an IBM Company
WHITE PAPER: Safeguarding data is critical for many organizations, but auditing data access activity to comply with regulatory standards can be a complex undertaking. As part of its initiative to simplify IT, the Dell IT group implemented the Guardium platform and database activity monitoring technology. Read this paper to learn so much more.
Posted: 10 Aug 2010 | Published: 10 Aug 2010

Guardium, an IBM Company

McAfee Total Protection for Secure Business
sponsored by Insight
WHITE PAPER: McAfee solutions cover all the critical elements of security medium businesses need: desktop and server protection, data protection, email and web security, and compliance. Total Protection for Secure Business provides comprehensive protection against the most lethal threats and exploits - in one package, from one trusted and proven vendor.
Posted: 16 Mar 2010 | Published: 16 Mar 2010

Insight

Effective Information Security: A Win-Win Proposition for the Enterprise and IT
sponsored by CA Technologies.
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, IDC provides an overview of information security and its impact on enterprises, discusses IT operation challenges, and describes CA's answer to helping enterprise IT organizations attain increased visibility into and protection of their private and confidential data.
Posted: 02 Mar 2010 | Published: 25 Sep 2009

CA Technologies.

Secure, Simple and Powerful Log Management with Novell® Sentinel™ Log Manager
sponsored by Novell, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Read this whitepaper to find out how Novell's Sentinel™ Log Management solution simplifies compliance by collecting, storing, analyzing and managing data logs from all across your enterprise.
Posted: 09 Dec 2009 | Published: 08 Dec 2009

Novell, Inc.
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SARBANES-OXLEY COMPLIANCE DEFINITION (continued): …  Sarbanes-Oxley is not a set of business practices and does not specify how a business should store records; rather, it defines which records are to be stored and for how long. The legislation not only affects the financial side of corporations, it also affects the IT departments whose job it is to store a corporation's electronic records. The Sarbanes-Oxley Act states that all business records, including electronic records and electronic messages, must be saved for "not less than five years." The consequences for non-compliance are fines, imprisonment, or both. IT departments are increasingly … 
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