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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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Case Study: Fortune 100 Insurance Company and Security Weaver
sponsored by Security Weaver
CASE STUDY: For the VP of Financial Systems for a Fortune 100 Insurance Company, the decision to implement an SAP compliance and reporting solution was initiated as a result of SOX. Now that the Security Weaver solution has been in place for about two years, the VP is convinced that the decision to go with this solution was the best choice for his company.
Posted: 08 Nov 2010 | Published: 08 Nov 2010

Security Weaver

Case Study: Compliant and In Control: Sysmex America Tackles J-SOX with Security Weaver
sponsored by Security Weaver
CASE STUDY: In January 2008 Sysmex America deployed SAP for financial processes. While SAP access lets employees streamline workflow, it also created a potential SOD problem. Learn how Security Weaver has allowed better control of user access to its financial system, clearer role definitions, and a clear, accurate data trail suitable for any possible audit.
Posted: 08 Nov 2010 | Published: 08 Nov 2010

Security Weaver

E-Guide-- Risk-Based Audit Methodology: How to Achieve Enterprise Security
sponsored by IBM
EGUIDE: Read this e-guide to learn about a simple risk-based audit methodology for organizations to develop an internal IT audit program, or those looking for new ways to assess security risks.
Posted: 03 Nov 2010 | Published: 25 Oct 2010

IBM

Prepare for Vendor Audits and Improve Software Asset Management with Integrated IBM Solutions
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Read how effective software asset management supports both cost effectiveness and cost efficiency by matching inventory with actual deployments, thereby helping to reduce over- and under-licensing.
Posted: 25 Oct 2010 | Published: 15 Jan 2010

IBM

Cloud-Stored Offsite Database Backups
sponsored by Oracle Corporation
WHITE PAPER: Cloud backups are the right protection for databases running within the compute Cloud. Read this white paper to learn about how Cloud storage can be a benefit to your organization.
Posted: 06 Oct 2010 | Published: 17 May 2010

Oracle Corporation

File Security: Audit and Protect Critical Files
sponsored by Imperva
WHITE PAPER: Read this paper to learn how Imperva SecureSphere File Security products deliver real-time file monitoring, auditing, security, and user rights management for files stored on file servers and network attached storage (NAS) devices.
Posted: 30 Aug 2010 | Published: 30 Aug 2010

Imperva

Better Active Directory Auditing...Less Overhead, More Power
sponsored by Netwrix Corporation
WHITE PAPER: Today’s stringent legislative and industry requirements Windows server auditing simpler, more reliable, and better able to meet their business requirements. organizations – faced with stricter internal security policies as well as– continue to struggle to make.
Posted: 20 Jul 2010 | Published: 20 Jul 2010

Netwrix Corporation

ASG-Discovery and Dependency Mapping (ASG-DDM)™
sponsored by ASG Software Solutions
WHITE PAPER: Understanding which hardware and software components support which business systems is extremely difficult. For many years, the clipboard and spreadsheet appear to have been the tools of choice, with the result that many decisions were made based on outdated and inaccurate information. Read this paper to find out more.
Posted: 25 May 2010 | Published: 25 May 2010

ASG Software Solutions

Information Security and Multi-Compliance: Avoiding Audit Fatigue with a Single IT Compliance Strategy
sponsored by Tripwire, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This Prescriptive Guide provides nine steps that information security managers can use to break the compli­ance blame cycle and build an information security program that more effectively mitigates security risk. Read on to learn more.
Posted: 13 May 2010 | Published: 13 May 2010

Tripwire, Inc.

The Total Economic Impact of CA Identity Manager
sponsored by CA Technologies.
WHITE PAPER: In January 2010, CA commissioned Forrester Consulting to examine the total economic impact and potential return on investment (ROI) enterprises may realize by deploying CA Identity Manager (CA IM). Read this paper to learn what they found.
Posted: 02 Mar 2010 | Published: 19 Feb 2010

CA Technologies.

Business-Critical Benefits of Workload Automation Solutions
sponsored by ASG Software Solutions
WHITE PAPER: Enterprises have struggled with workload automation (WLA) implementation because of its complexities, dependencies, and costs. These obstacles existed primarily because WLA was simply not a mature technology. However, today WLA solutions are widely accessible and achievable. Read this paper to learn about the latest innovations.
Posted: 08 Feb 2010 | Published: 08 Feb 2010

ASG Software Solutions

A New Breed of Data Warehouse
sponsored by ASG Software Solutions
WHITE PAPER: Read this paper to learn about an emerging data warehouse technology that addresses many of the implementation challenges organizations face.
Posted: 08 Feb 2010 | Published: 08 Feb 2010

ASG Software Solutions

Reducing the Cost of Achieving PCI Compliance with Lumension® Compliance and IT Risk Management
sponsored by Lumension
WHITE PAPER: This whitepaper will examine PCI DSS and explain how Lumension® Compliance and IT Risk Management can help organizations reduce the cost of addressing compliance.
Posted: 06 Oct 2009 | Published: 06 Oct 2009

Lumension

A Shared Environment for IFRS Reporting Can Help Drive Financial Reporting Standardization - and Savings, too
sponsored by Deloitte
WHITE PAPER: This white paper discusses how the global movement toward IFRS offers companies the chance to significantly improve efficiency and reduce financial reporting costs by placing IFRS reporting in a shared environment, or "Center of Excellence" (CoE) and how IFRS CoE can help improve the quality and consistency of financial reporting.
Posted: 04 Sep 2009 | Published: 03 Sep 2009

Deloitte

Portal Authentication: A Balancing Act Between Security, Usability & Compliance
sponsored by PistolStar, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This white paper discusses the problems with current authentication systems and the drivers that should be motivating organizations of all sizes to improve their access controls.
Posted: 26 Aug 2009 | Published: 25 Aug 2009

PistolStar, Inc.

Authentication in the Enterprise: Current and Changing Requirements
sponsored by PistolStar, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This white paper discusses the current state of authentication and trends that Osterman Research sees as shaping the future of authentication.
Posted: 25 Aug 2009 | Published: 25 Aug 2009

PistolStar, Inc.

Technology Implications of IFRS adoption for U.S. Companies: More than a technical accounting change
sponsored by Deloitte
WHITE PAPER: In this publication, we explore the technology implications associated with IFRS conversion and discuss: Evaluating the potential technology impact; how companies can prepare technology and systems changes related to IFRS adoption; Major differences between U.S. Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) and IFRS and much more.
Posted: 28 Jul 2009 | Published: 28 Jul 2009

Deloitte

What Changed? Leveraging the Power of Change Auditing
sponsored by Tripwire, Inc.
PRODUCT OVERVIEW: Change is necessary not only to keep up with day-to-day corporate evolution, but also to enable IT to transform the organization. As the business continues to demand change, it's in your own best interest to get control of the changes that pose risk. Read this solution brief to learn more about detecting what was changed.
Posted: 30 Mar 2009 | Published: 31 Dec 2008

Tripwire, Inc.

How Integration Tax Management Systems Can Benefit from Effective Taxpayer Communication Strategies
sponsored by Pitney Bowes Group 1 Software
WHITE PAPER: The white paper details Integrated Tax Management, software that brings together all State revenue collection processes, including those performed by the Federal Government, and collections on behalf of municipalities.
Posted: 01 Dec 2008 | Published: 01 Jul 2008

Pitney Bowes Group 1 Software

Crypto Complete Case Study: Field-Level Encryption Helps Retail Chain Achieve PCI Compliance
sponsored by Linoma Software
CASE STUDY: In this case study, Love's Travel Stops and Country Stores, a retail chain, used Crypto Complete in an effort to meet PCI standards. Love's found that Crypto Complete encrypted credit card numbers in a way that satisfies PCI compliance auditors.
Posted: 01 Aug 2008 | Published: 01 Jul 2008

Linoma Software

AppDetective
sponsored by Application Security, Inc.
TRIAL SOFTWARE: Try this IT download today and see how it can help increase your company's overall security by locating, examining and fixing security holes within your network. Try Application Security's easy to use and deploy AppDetective tool today.
Posted: 17 Nov 2006 | Premiered: 01 Mar 2006

Application Security, 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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