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DEFINITION: SOX Section 404 (Sarbanes-Oxley Act Section 404) mandates that all publicly-traded companies must establish internal controls and procedures for financial reporting and must document, test and maintain those controls and procedures to ensure their effectiveness. The purpose of SOX is to reduce the possibilities of corporate fraud by increasing the stringency of procedures and requirements for financial  … 
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Overcoming the Top 7 Challenges of Backup Compliance
sponsored by APTARE
WHITE PAPER: This white paper outlines 7 top compliance challenges that companies face in implementing SOX guidelines.
Posted: 17 Nov 2014 | Published: 28 Jun 2013

APTARE

C&J Energy: Going Public and Outgrowing Its Infrastructure
sponsored by Alert Logic
WHITE PAPER: This white paper describes how C&J Energy, an oilfield services firm, collaborated with Alert Logic in order to meet user needs and achieve SOX compliance quickly without compromising protected information or spending unnecessary time on installation and implementation.
Posted: 22 Oct 2014 | Published: 22 Oct 2014

Alert Logic

Driving Maximum Business Value From Records and Information Management
sponsored by Iron Mountain
EBOOK: Check out this exclusive eBook to explore today's new era of records and information management.
Posted: 09 Aug 2013 | Published: 09 Aug 2013

Iron Mountain

Encrypting Private Data 101
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WHITE PAPER: Data protection is critical insurance against loss of data that could cripple a business. Creating a successful disaster recovery and data protection plan requires people, process and technology in the right recipe to be successful. It is not easy work, but it is essential work.
Posted: 11 May 2011 | Published: 11 May 2011

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

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

Revamping and optimizing your SAP GRC strategy
sponsored by Security Weaver
EBOOK: GRC is by now a well-known concept but processes for keeping track of it are still in the nascent stages at some companies, with many companies still using Excel or SharePoint for reporting purposes. Get advice on how to get started with GRC software within the SAP landscape, and how to use the software to achieve a successful compliance strategy.
Posted: 08 Nov 2010 | Published: 08 Nov 2010

Security Weaver

Case Study: Fortune 100 Insurance Company and Security Weaver
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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: Information Security Essential Guide to Compliance
sponsored by Information Security Magazine
ESSENTIAL GUIDE: Compliance with government regulations and industry standards shapes the formation of most information security programs. There’s no way around it; your organization must comply. This essential guide will help you sort out and prioritize your compliance responsibilities.
Posted: 06 Jul 2010 | Published: 06 Jul 2010

Information Security Magazine

E-Book: Compliance in the EU, U.S.A.-- Learn What U.S. Companies Need to Know About European Union Compliance and Vice Versa
sponsored by SearchCompliance.com
EBOOK: Read this e-book to learn about compliance differences in the U.S.A. and the EU, and differences between global business continuity standards.
Posted: 05 Feb 2010 | Published: 05 Feb 2010

SearchCompliance.com

Presentation Transcript: Enabling Total Spend Analysis in the Enterprise
sponsored by TIBCO Spotfire Division
PRESENTATION TRANSCRIPT: In this transcript of the webcast, TIBCO Spotfire's John Callan will discuss how you can perform Total Spend Analysis to help drive supplier consolidation, contract compliance and identify maverick spend in a user-friendly, visual analysis environment.
Posted: 04 Dec 2009 | Published: 04 Dec 2009

TIBCO Spotfire Division

PODCAST: SOX, GLBA and HIPAA: Multiple Regulations, One Compliance Solution
sponsored by Tripwire, Inc.
PODCAST: What do SOX, GLBA, and HIPPA all have in common? These important regulations all require technical safeguards to protect or guarantee the veracity of critical information. In this Q&A podcast, gain an understanding of the above regulations and discover what capabilities and organization must have in place to address the requirements.
Posted: 01 Sep 2009 | Premiered: Aug 24, 2009

Tripwire, Inc.

SOX, GLBA and HIPAA: Multiple Regulations, One Compliance Solution
sponsored by Tripwire, Inc.
WEBCAST: SOX, GLBA and HIPAA share a common regulatory compliance thread - the need to use automation to ensure continuous compliance with required IT controls. View this webcast for an overview of each regulation. Also, gain an understanding of the capabilities an organization must have in place to address these requirements.
Posted: 01 Sep 2009 | Premiered: Aug 24, 2009

Tripwire, Inc.

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.

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

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.

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.

eBook: Understanding GRC(Governance, Risk Management, and Compliance): Frameworks, Tools and Strategies
sponsored by SearchSecurity.com
EBOOK: Check out this expert eBook to learn about the benefits of implementing a GRC program and get best practices for integrating these strategies into your company's infrastructure. This eBook is sponsored by Application Security, Inc, Beyond Trust, Lumension Security, MessageLabs, Thawte, Varonis and Websense.
Posted: 10 Dec 2008 | Published: 10 Dec 2008

SearchSecurity.com

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.

Turning the Compliance Challenge into a Business Advantage
sponsored by SAP America, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: New rules have spawned an army of consultants, vendors and solutions to address the "compliance" problem. Read this paper to learn how to turn the compliance challenge into a business advantage.
Posted: 26 Sep 2008 | Published: 18 Sep 2008

SAP America, Inc.
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SARBANES-OXLEY ACT OF 2002 DEFINITION (continued): … SOX Section 404 (Sarbanes-Oxley Act Section 404) mandates that all publicly-traded companies must establish internal controls and procedures for financial reporting and must document, test and maintain those controls and procedures to ensure their effectiveness. The purpose of SOX is to reduce the possibilities of corporate fraud by increasing the stringency of procedures and requirements for financial reporting.
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