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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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Automating Information Governance - assuring compliance
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ESSENTIAL GUIDE: This report from AIIM takes an in-depth look at information governance policies, privacy and records management issues, policy enforcement, and how well technology can set or correct metadata, detect security risks, and enforce deletion policies.
Posted: 16 Jun 2014 | Published: 16 Jun 2014

ComputerWeekly.com

Globalscape® EFT Platform: Complete Visibility Over File Transfer
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WHITE PAPER: This resource highlights a file transfer platform that offers complete visibility to help improve security and audit management.
Posted: 22 May 2014 | Published: 22 May 2014

GlobalScape

Printing: a false sense of security?
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ANALYST REPORT: Louella Fernandes and Bob Tarzey show how secure printing technology can provide authentication, authorisation and accounting capabilities, helping businesses improve document security and meet compliance regulations.
Posted: 30 Aug 2013 | Published: 30 Aug 2013

ComputerWeekly.com

Effective print security for SMBs
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ANALYST REPORT: Analysts Louella Fernandes and Clive Longbottom  discuss how integrated print management provides SMBs with a simple and scalable approach for print security.
Posted: 02 Apr 2013 | Published: 02 Apr 2013

ComputerWeekly.com

Virtualization Security: Protecting Virtualized Environments
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BOOK: This extract from the book Virtualization Security, includes a 30% discount for Computer Weekly readers.
Posted: 20 Feb 2013 | Published: 20 Feb 2013

ComputerWeekly.com

Save money with a centralized accounts payable strategy
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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

Best Practices for Mobile Data Protection
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EGUIDE: This expert e-guide presents five essential best practices for securing employee-liable mobile devices and tablets that will allow you to safely embrace the trend toward using personal devices for business.
Posted: 01 Jun 2011 | Published: 01 Jun 2011

SearchSecurity.com

Simplify implementation of the HITRUST Common Security Framework
sponsored by Symantec Corporation
WHITE PAPER: Click through to explore the Health Information Trust Alliance (HITRUST) common security framework (CSF) which harmoniously combines compliance management controls for simplified, cost-effective HCO audit preparation.
Posted: 24 Apr 2014 | Published: 31 Mar 2013

Symantec Corporation

Discover How Mail Express Solves 2 of Your Biggest IT Headaches
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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

Real-world Identity and Access Management (IAM) for Unix-based Systems
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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

Software Asset Management Webinar
sponsored by CDW Corporation
WEBCAST: Watch this important webcast to learn strategies and tactics you should be implementing now to ready for the inevitable software audit. Discover how to take a proactive approach to software asset management (SAM)
Posted: 28 Feb 2014 | Premiered: Feb 27, 2014

CDW Corporation

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

Novartis AG Success Story: How Novartis Increased Disposition Capabilities Ten-fold
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VIDEO: One of the top expenses of healthcare company Novartis is over-retention of records. This case study details the data retention solution they adopted that helped them improve their records management strategy. View now to learn more!
Posted: 26 Jul 2013 | Premiered: 26 Jul 2013

IBM

Strategies to Maintain PCI DSS Compliance
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EGUIDE: This e-guide outlines strategies for streamlining key PCI DSS processes to ensure that comprehensive compliance is achieved efficiently – for maximum business benefit.
Posted: 23 Jul 2013 | Published: 23 Jul 2013

GeoTrust, Inc.

Lending Tools Streamlines Over 1,100 File Transfer Tasks with MOVEit
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CASE STUDY: This case study details the solution LendingTools.com put in place that provided the file management and automation they need to manage, automate, secure, and monitor large volumes of data for their customers. View now to learn more!
Posted: 15 Jul 2013 | Published: 28 Jun 2013

Ipswitch File Transfer

Rochester General Relies on MOVEit to Transfer Medical Records and Meet HIPAA/HITECH Compliance
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CASE STUDY: This two-page case study unveils the security solution Rochester General Hospital put in place to help them quickly, easily, and securely track file transfers while simultaneously complying all regulatory requirements.
Posted: 09 Jul 2013 | Published: 31 May 2013

Ipswitch File Transfer

SearchCompliance.com E-guide: A lesson in database security: What every compliance officer needs to know
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EGUIDE: Too many enterprise databases are leaking sensitive information. Yet the solution to these problems is simple: user education, coupled with a new breed of database activity monitoring tools. This e-guide provides guidelines for establishing a data protection framework and teaching the right way to handle data.
Posted: 24 Aug 2011 | Published: 24 Aug 2011

IBM

Anatomy of an Archiving Project White Paper
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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
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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
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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
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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

E-Guide: Database audit trail and compliance, database audit tools: auditing methods, configurations and filtering options
sponsored by IBM
EGUIDE: Creating audit trails for security and compliance auditing is a daunting and time consuming task for database administrators. This expert e-guide provides database security best practices for tuning auditing tools and sheds some light on how to find an auditing process that best suits your organization.
Posted: 20 May 2011 | Published: 20 May 2011

IBM

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
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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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