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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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Secure and Compliant Collaboration and Access
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: As part of its comprehensive security framework, IBM offers a broad, unified array of integrated access authorization and identity management solutions that enable organizations to secure their collaboration and access processes in alignment with their overall business needs.
Posted: 28 Oct 2009 | Published: 31 Mar 2008

IBM

Deliver Effective Governance for Identity and Access Management
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Organizations should consider a thorough approach to IAM governance that meets the requirements of discovering, documenting and analyzing user access; establishing a process for user access governance; ensuring that constraints help manage business conflict; enforcing policies; and continuous monitoring.
Posted: 27 Oct 2009 | Published: 11 Jun 2009

IBM

DATA ARCHIVING : The first Step toward Managing the Information Lifecycle
sponsored by Dolphin
WHITE PAPER: This whitepaper discusses the business case for data archiving as the first step in an SAP ILM strategy; strategies for Data Archiving, Retention Management and the Retention Warehouse strategy for legacy decommissioning in SAP; and Dolphin's best‐practices approach to an effective, long‐term ILM strategy.
Posted: 19 Oct 2009 | Published: 19 Oct 2009

Dolphin

Emerging Opportunities for Accounting Firms in a Changing Economy
sponsored by BlackBerry
WHITE PAPER: In this research report, we examine five of the critical issues that are creating new opportunities for the accounting profession and nine key strategies for obtaining competitive advantage.
Posted: 05 Oct 2009 | Published: 05 Oct 2009

BlackBerry

The Information Governance Imperative
sponsored by RSD
WHITE PAPER: Read this paper to learn how information governance is becoming more important in today's business world and learn why your organization needs to implement an information governance strategy today and how to go about implementing one.
Posted: 04 Aug 2009 | Published: 04 Aug 2009

RSD

The New Age of Compliance: Preparing Your Organization for a New Era of Increased Accountability and Enforcement
sponsored by Mimosa Systems
WHITE PAPER: This white paper examines the current state of regulatory compliance and the impact of non-compliance. It also addresses the current political environment and the shift in the compliance landscape and compliance enforcement for which organizations need to be prepared. Finally, it discusses some best practices that can be applied to streamline..
Posted: 06 Jul 2009 | Published: 10 Jun 2009

Mimosa Systems

Building a Best-Run Finance Organization
sponsored by SAP America, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This SAP Executive Insight examines the changing role of the finance organization in today's business environment. Further, it describes how companies can develop best-run finance organizations.
Posted: 08 Jun 2009 | Published: 01 Jun 2008

SAP America, Inc.

Improving Intercompany Reconciliation for a Faster Close
sponsored by SAP America, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: What's arguably the single greatest barrier to the fast close has remained constant - the completion of the intercompany reconciliation process. This paper examines the issues behind intercompany reconciliation and outlines how companies can make impressive progress when they employ software solutions such as those from SAP Business Objects
Posted: 08 Jun 2009 | Published: 02 Jun 2009

SAP America, Inc.

A Complete View Of The Enterprise: Linking Operational And Financial Planning In Global Organizations
sponsored by SAP America, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: In February 2008, CFO Research Services, a unit of CFO Publishing and part of The Economist Group, began a research project with Business Objects, an SAP company, asking senior finance executives to give views on their priorities and challenges around integrating operational and financial planning processes.
Posted: 05 Jun 2009 | Published: 01 May 2008

SAP America, Inc.

Addressing Compliance Initiatives with Center for Internet Security Benchmarks
sponsored by Tripwire, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This whitepaper details the background you need to build an effective compliance program by understanding benchmarks, the basic building blocks of compliance initiatives. You'll learn about the benchmarks specified by the Center for Internet Security (CIS), which are often used as a starting point for creating a compliance initiative.
Posted: 30 Mar 2009 | Published: 01 Jan 2009

Tripwire, Inc.

Sarbanes-Oxley IT Compliance: How to Leverage Automated Control Objective Auditing
sponsored by nCircle
WHITE PAPER: Read this white paper to learn how nCircle Suite360, the world's most comprehensive security and compliance audit suite, provides a unified solution for compliance automation and consistency for Sarbanes-Oxley as well as other enterprise regulations.
Posted: 16 Mar 2009 | Published: 02 Mar 2009

nCircle

Profiting from PCI Compliance
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This paper explores the efficiency gains of building a strategy designed around PCI compliance and discusses the value of obtaining outside support in your compliance efforts; it also examines potential vendor qualifications.
Posted: 13 Mar 2009 | Published: 01 Sep 2007

IBM

Why Compliance Pays: Reputations and Revenues at Risk Research Report
sponsored by Symantec Corporation
WHITE PAPER: Based on what is working among organizations with the fewest data losses, this IT Policy Compliance Group report identifies several practices that can assist businesses with improving IT compliance results and reduce business downtime.
Posted: 09 Mar 2009 | Published: 09 Mar 2009

Symantec Corporation

4 Key Steps to Automate IT Security Compliance: A Unified Approach for IT, Audit and Operation Teams
sponsored by Qualys, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This paper discusses the challenges faced by organizations of all sizes - across all industries - and presents a security as a service (SaaS) approach to simplify and automate the convergence of security and compliance to define policies, ongoing assessments, mitigate risks and eliminate threats, and monitor compliance.
Posted: 06 Mar 2009 | Published: 06 Mar 2009

Qualys, Inc.

Aligning Business and IT through Connected Requirements: Unifying the Development Process
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Check out this white paper to learn how the connected-requirements approach serves as the framework for the use of products and technologies that are designed to allow you to optimize team performance, align the development process with your organization's business goals and meet auditing and regulatory compliance requirements.
Posted: 20 Feb 2009 | Published: 01 Oct 2008

IBM

Monitoring Physical Threats in the Data Center
sponsored by APC by Schneider Electric
WHITE PAPER: This paper describes the class of threats, suggests approaches to deploying monitoring devices, and provides best practices in leveraging the collected data to reduce downtime.
Posted: 04 Feb 2009 | Published: 03 Feb 2009

APC by Schneider Electric

Sustaining Sarbanes-Oxley Compliance: Best Practices to Mitigate Risk, Automate Compliance, and Reduce Costs
sponsored by Tripwire, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: To successfully sustain compliance, organizations must implement best practices to ensure IT systems not only achieve a known and trusted state but they also maintain that state. Check out this white paper to learn how Tripwire solutions enable organizations to achieve and sustain SOX compliance.
Posted: 08 Jan 2009 | Published: 08 Jan 2008

Tripwire, Inc.

Configuration Assessment: Choosing the Right Solution
sponsored by Tripwire, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Check out this white paper to discover how automated configuration assessment solutions like Tripwire Enterprise help ease the burden on IT of achieving and maintaining compliance, securing the IT infrastructure, and generating evidence for mandatory audits.
Posted: 08 Jan 2009 | Published: 01 Jul 2008

Tripwire, Inc.

Laws, regulations and compliance: Top tips for keeping your data under your control
sponsored by Sophos, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This paper outlines the rules, looks at the main threats to security compliance and highlights how a well-defined strategy, backed up by powerful technology, can provide the solution.
Posted: 22 Dec 2008 | Published: 22 Dec 2008

Sophos, Inc.

Document Solutions IP Faxing versus Conventional Faxing: A Critical Analysis
sponsored by Premiere Global Services
WHITE PAPER: This white paper uses examples in three industries with the heaviest fax usage - finance, healthcare, and insurance - to demonstrate costs and risks that are shared across all industries.
Posted: 10 Oct 2008 | Published: 10 Oct 2008

Premiere Global Services

Two Sides of the Same Coin: The Convergence of Security and Compliance
sponsored by Imperva.
WHITE PAPER: Security and compliance issue will continue to dominate IT initiations as long as valuable on customer, employees, patients and business financials is exchanged and stored.
Posted: 08 Oct 2008 | Published: 08 Oct 2008

Imperva.

Monitoring for SAP: High-Risk Financial Transactions in Real Time
sponsored by Security Weaver
WHITE PAPER: For corporations using SAP, identifying and controlling risky financial transactions is a major undertaking. This paper examines the monitoring challenges faced by finance and reveals the many advantages of real-time transaction monitoring for SAP.
Posted: 24 Sep 2008 | Published: 06 Feb 2009

Security Weaver

The Renewed Finance Function: Extending Performance Management Beyond Finance
sponsored by SAP America, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: In August 2007, CFO Research Services launched a research program to explore the ways in which the role of the finance team has changed in recent years. This report presents the findings of our online survey of 255 senior finance executives.
Posted: 18 Sep 2008 | Published: 18 Sep 2008

SAP America, Inc.

How Automated Solutions Can Help with Efforts Toward Sarbanes-Oxley Compliance
sponsored by Varonis
WHITE PAPER: This document provides a brief overview of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act, (Sections 302 and 404), the impact of SOX on IT Departments, and the Varonis Data Governance solution for critical portions of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002.
Posted: 10 Sep 2008 | Published: 10 Sep 2008

Varonis

Audit Tracking & SOX Compliance
sponsored by RevSoft
WHITE PAPER: Read this whitepaper to learn how using Audit Tracking will give you greater SOX compliance. Rev Scheduler has built in audit facility and which allows for greater SOX compliance as all job definitions are audited and tracked.
Posted: 10 Sep 2008 | Published: 09 Sep 2008

RevSoft
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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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