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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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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.

Co-Marketing with Channel Partners: Expand Your Marketing Reach with Channel Marketing Funds
sponsored by SAP AG
WHITE PAPER: As organizations seek new ways to increase brand awareness and generate demand in more complex market environments, there has been a renewed interest in co-marketing programs. This paper provides techniques to achieve this.
Posted: 19 Sep 2008 | Published: 17 Sep 2008

SAP AG

Global Best Practices in Email Security, Privacy and Compliance
sponsored by Proofpoint, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: A new generation of email security solutions is needed to meet the challenges of growing message traffic, rapidly-evolving security threats and increasingly complex data protection and privacy regulations. This paper examines such a solution.
Posted: 06 Aug 2008 | Published: 06 Aug 2008

Proofpoint, Inc.

Regulations Shift Focus on Outbound Email Security
sponsored by Proofpoint, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Outbound email and other electronic communications pose a significant risk for data loss or leakage. This white paper will examine the new email security and compliance challenges and ways to address them.
Posted: 10 Jul 2008 | Published: 10 Jul 2008

Proofpoint, Inc.

Unauthorized Applications: Taking Back Control
sponsored by Sophos, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This paper explains why it is important for businesses to control unauthorized applications such as instant Messaging, VoIP, games and peer-to-peer file-sharing and how malware protection is the simplest and most cost-effective solution.
Posted: 01 Jul 2008 | Published: 01 Dec 2007

Sophos, Inc.

The Role of Password Management in Achieving Compliance
sponsored by PistolStar, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This paper will look at the dramatic impact password management solutions have had on organizations.
Posted: 13 Jun 2008 | Published: 01 Jan 2006

PistolStar, Inc.

CWAT Data Loss Prevention - Whitepaper/Technical Review
sponsored by Software Engineering of America, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: CWAT monitors all terminals including laptop computers and even missing terminals that are disconnected from networks.
Posted: 25 Feb 2008 | Published: 01 Sep 2006

Software Engineering of America, Inc.

Log Management Best Practices
sponsored by RSA
WHITE PAPER: Developing best practices in log management is not a simple task. This paper should help organizations develop their own comprehensive set of best practices by providing a set of 40 recommended best practices covering logging policies; procedures and t...
Posted: 14 Feb 2008 | Published: 01 Jan 2007

RSA

Best Practices for Database Security and Compliance
sponsored by Guardium, an IBM Company
WEBCAST: Attend this live Webcast with Forrester Principal Analyst Noel Yuhanna to learn about best practices for protecting enterprise data from both external hackers and insiders such as privileged users and disgruntled employees.
Posted: 31 Jan 2008 | Premiered: Feb 13, 2008, 14:00 EST (19:00 GMT)

Guardium, an IBM Company

Sustainable SOX Compliance Made Easy with Tango/04 Multiplatform, Real-time Solutions
sponsored by Tango/04 Computing Group
WHITE PAPER: Compliance requirements and electronic discovery demands are placing a burden on IT managers. This white paper explores tools and strategies available to help organizations fulfill these requirements.
Posted: 19 Sep 2007 | Published: 01 Sep 2007

Tango/04 Computing Group

Lessons Learned for SOX Compliance and Other Regulatory Challenges
sponsored by Symantec Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This paper examines lessons learned for Sarbanes Oxley Compliance and shows your company how to restructure the risk management function, internal controls, and IT security that help to comply with regulatory requirements.
Posted: 17 May 2007 | Published: 01 May 2007

Symantec Corporation

Security Controls Oversight for Sarbanes-Oxley Audit and Compliance
sponsored by ArcSight, an HP Company
WHITE PAPER: Download this white paper and learn how ensure your company's compliant with a security management strategy that enables you centrally collect, store, monitor and display security event data.
Posted: 24 Jan 2007 | Published: 01 Dec 2006

ArcSight, an HP Company

The IT/Compliance Challenge within Segregation of Duties: Eliminating Developer Access to the Production Environment
sponsored by BMC Software, Extending Value with Identify Software
WHITE PAPER: This white paper reviews effective methods for creating controlled, secure access to complete problem data for your developers so they can solve production problems without actually accessing your production environment.
Posted: 16 Nov 2006 | Published: 01 Nov 2006

BMC Software, Extending Value with Identify Software

The IT Manager's Working Guide to Sustainable SOX Compliance
sponsored by SoftLanding Systems, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Learn how to overcome real-world compliance challenges and optimize your SOX efforts. Packed with NEW resources, tips, and a SOX-specific list of COBIT 4.0 objectives, this paper offers actionable tactics to help IT departments achi...
Posted: 02 Oct 2006 | Published: 01 Aug 2006

SoftLanding Systems, Inc.

Privileged User Monitoring for SOX Compliance
sponsored by Tizor
WHITE PAPER: This paper outlines a best-practices approach to monitoring and reporting segregation of duties, privileged user access activity, failed logins and other access failures, direct Data SQL Access events and database schema changes.
Posted: 21 Aug 2006 | Published: 01 Aug 2006

Tizor

The Seven MegaTrends of Professional Services: The Forces That Are Transforming Professional Services Industries and How to Respond
sponsored by Epicor Software Corporation
WHITE PAPER: In this paper we will study the seven MegaTrends of professional services that will provide us with a sound foundation for responding strategically, and taking advantage of these fundamental changes.
Posted: 03 Oct 2005 | Published: 01 Sep 2005

Epicor Software Corporation
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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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