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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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Demystifying Security Controls for IT Risk & Audit Professionals
sponsored by Bit9, Inc.
WEBCAST: Although you may be a compliant company, if you disregard security threats and the technologies and tools to protect them, then you are as vulnerable as anyone. Watch this webcast to learn about the risks that face your organization if you don't meet compliance guidelines and how to meet these goals.
Posted: 18 Aug 2014 | Premiered: Aug 18, 2014

Bit9, Inc.

Co-operative Financial Services
sponsored by HID
CASE STUDY: Explore this case study to learn how a financial services organization in the UK implemented a solution to address identity and access issues.
Posted: 31 Jul 2014 | Published: 25 Mar 2013

HID

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.

SQL Compliance Manager – Download Free Trial
sponsored by Idera
SOFTWARE DOWNLOAD: Uncover the ins-and-outs of SQL Compliance Manager – and get your hands on a free trial.
Posted: 22 Jul 2014 | Premiered: 22 Jul 2014

Idera

Automate, Monitor, and Improve Your Compliance Procedures
sponsored by Interneer, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explores the benefits of automating compliance procedures to free up employee resources and ensure that your organization is ready for an audit. It also highlights a solution that delivers this automation as well as monitoring capabilities.
Posted: 17 Jul 2014 | Published: 17 Jul 2014

Interneer, Inc.

Four Ways Database Auditing Drains Your IT Budget
sponsored by Imperva
WHITE PAPER: This paper explores four key built-in database auditing inefficiencies that drain IT budgets. Read on to discover how organizations can use an automated solution to streamline database auditing.
Posted: 11 Jul 2014 | Published: 10 Jul 2014

Imperva

HANDLE YOUR ACHIVE DATA CONFIDENTLY AND COST-EFFECTIVELY
sponsored by Iron Mountain
BROCHURE: This brochure talks about the benefits of an archival tape management solution that can make handling requests for archive data easy and quicker while also reducing costs.
Posted: 01 Apr 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2013

Iron Mountain

Archive tape management made easy: Cut complexities and costs to better handle data requests
sponsored by Iron Mountain
DATA SHEET: Locating and retrieving data from thousands of tapes is time-consuming and costly. It can also create security and compliance issues. This data sheet explains a service that can make handling archive data requests easy by storing tapes offsite.
Posted: 26 Mar 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2013

Iron Mountain

Avoid Audits and Improve Security with Effective Software Asset Management
sponsored by CDW Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This informative paper explains how effective management of software assets can not only prevent problems during an audit but also improve security posture. It also gives tips on ways to make sure a SAM solution doesn't become too complex.
Posted: 24 Mar 2014 | Published: 24 Mar 2014

CDW Corporation

Practical Guidance for Evaluating and Simplifying your Business Continuity Program Requirements
sponsored by EMC Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This resource gives information on removing the complexities of handling regulations in the fields Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery. It focuses on ways in which organizations can more easily decipher which regulations to follow and which regulations don't apply to them.
Posted: 13 Mar 2014 | Published: 31 Jan 2013

EMC Corporation

5 Backup Features to Ensure Compliance
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

Answers to 6 Crucial Compliance and Audit Questions
sponsored by SearchFinancialApplications
EBRIEF: In this expert resource, find answers to six of your most pressing compliance and audit questions concerning fixed assets, financial reporting standards, tax filing, and more.
Posted: 10 May 2012 | Published: 10 May 2012

SearchFinancialApplications

5 Easy Steps For Reducing Information Management Costs
sponsored by Iron Mountain
DATA SHEET: Cutting costs is a priority for organizations of all sizes, but most companies often overlook ways they could save money when it comes to information management. Read this white paper and learn five tips for cutting the costs of your information management techniques to significantly improve your bottom line.
Posted: 13 Mar 2012 | Published: 13 Mar 2012

Iron Mountain

5 Ways to Ensure Information Management Compliance
sponsored by Iron Mountain
DATA SHEET: Use this resource as a guide to to make sure your information is maintaining compliance with regulations and standards. Find five tips to help lower your risk profile and boost your audit readiness.
Posted: 13 Mar 2012 | Published: 13 Mar 2012

Iron Mountain

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

Mine valuable data and achieve new levels of productivity
sponsored by CommVault Systems, Inc.
CASE STUDY: This case study talks about the challenges one organization faced when they were attempting to keep up with growing storage demands while also growing as a business. The solution they implemented provided efficient storage capabilities with a powerful search functionality to provide easy access to valuable information.
Posted: 31 Mar 2014 | Published: 31 Mar 2014

CommVault Systems, Inc.

Lending Tools Streamlines Over 1,100 File Transfer Tasks with MOVEit
sponsored by Ipswitch File Transfer
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

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

FICO Credits Software with Critical Business Value
sponsored by HP & Intel®
CASE STUDY: Access this exclusive case study and discover how HP Service Manager assisted an organization within the finance industry to improve their auditing capabilities, by implementing an integrated suite of tools to automate discovery.
Posted: 01 Jun 2011 | Published: 01 Jun 2011

HP & Intel®

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

What Auditors Think about Crypto
sponsored by Thales
WEBCAST: Thales e-Security & The Ponemon Institute present a joint webinar “What Auditors Think about Crypto”. The webinar discusses the findings of a recent survey that was conducted with auditors in various industries.
Posted: 09 May 2011 | Premiered: May 9, 2011, 11:00 EDT (15:00 GMT)

Thales

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.
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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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