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ALSO CALLED: SOX Compliance, Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX) Section 404, Section 404, Sarbanes Oxley, Sarbanes-Oxley
DEFINITION: The Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002 (often shortened to SOX) is legislation enacted in response to the high-profile Enron and WorldCom financial scandals to protect shareholders and the general public from accounting errors and fraudulent practices in the enterprise. The act is administered by the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), which sets deadlines for compliance and publishes rules on requirements.  … 
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E-Book: Compliance 2.0: Comprehensive, Scalable and Sustainable Systems
sponsored by Safestone Technologies
EBOOK: This expert e-book will help you prioritize compliance investments to reduce costs. Explore how companies are building a holistic approach to compliance, what strategies work and what technologies and practices you can leverage.
Posted: 08 Mar 2011 | Published: 08 Mar 2011

Safestone Technologies

The Age of Compliance: Preparing for a Riskier and More Regulated World
sponsored by SAP America, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Most organizations find managing risk and compliance a challenge – but the rewards for doing so well can be considerable. By putting the right processes, systems and controls in place, you can gain visibility into decisions taken all across the enterprise – and protect both corporate performance and reputation.
Posted: 10 Feb 2011 | Published: 10 Feb 2011

SAP America, Inc.

Why Managing Mobility Matters
sponsored by SAP America, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Mobile devices continue to be purchased in record numbers, pouring into the organization. These devices are coming in a wide variety of hardware and operating system types, making their management and security a big IT challenge. This IDG Playbook is designed to help guide your strategy to manage and secure the booming mobile environment.
Posted: 05 Jan 2011 | Published: 05 Jan 2011

SAP America, Inc.

Email as Part of a Business Continuity Strategy: Why always-on-business requires always-on-email
sponsored by Mimecast
WHITE PAPER: The paper looks at the general approaches available to ensure email continuity from a high level and the implications of deploying each strategy on infrastructure, budget, people and resilience.
Posted: 22 Nov 2010 | Published: 22 Nov 2010

Mimecast

The Business Case for Data Security
sponsored by Imperva
WHITE PAPER: This paper examines the drivers for adopting a strategic approach to data security, compares and contrasts current approaches, and presents the Return on Security Investment (ROSI) of viable data security solutions.
Posted: 16 Nov 2010 | Published: 16 Nov 2010

Imperva

Achieving ISO 27001 Compliance using Titus Solutions
sponsored by TITUS
WHITE PAPER: This paper provides IT professionals with a high level overview of ISO 27001 and 27002, along with their implications for security of email and digital documents.
Posted: 11 Nov 2010 | Published: 11 Nov 2010

TITUS

November Information Security Magazine - Re-architect Your Provisioning System Into a First Line of Defense for Access Management
sponsored by Information Security Magazine
EZINE: November's edition of Information Security Magazine covers a variety of IT security related topics. Check out this e-zine to learn about re-architecting your provisioning system, meeting mandates in the cloud, how the economy is affecting information security professionals, and much more!
Posted: 10 Nov 2010 | Published: 10 Nov 2010

Information Security Magazine

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
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

Presentation Transcript: Overcoming the Challenges with Configuration and Patch Mgmt
sponsored by BigFix
PRESENTATION TRANSCRIPT: In this presentation transcript, you’ll gain insight on how to improve your asset discovery processes, determine the patch level of the machines in your environment, and improve testing and deployment processes to keep pace with Patch Tuesday and quarterly Oracle and Adobe releases.
Posted: 02 Nov 2010 | Published: 01 Nov 2010

BigFix

E-Guide A Decision Maker’s Guide to Log Management
sponsored by ArcSight, an HP Company
EGUIDE: While often underappreciated by IT professionals, logs are an extremely useful source of data for IT shops. Often undervalued as a strategic weapon, log management tools can play a vital role in securing mission-critical data and assuring accountability. Learn what to consider when it’s time to get a handle on your logs.
Posted: 01 Nov 2010 | Published: 27 Oct 2010

ArcSight, an HP Company

SearchCompliance.com E-Guide: The Guide to GRC Frameworks and Implementation
sponsored by BWise
EGUIDE: This E-Guide breaks down the GRC layers and the hierarchical relationship, with vital solutions to minimizing enterprise risk and maintaining compliance regulations. Learn how loopholes in an organization’s GRC systems can lead to risk and prevent the creation of an efficient system for the organization.
Posted: 28 Oct 2010 | Published: 28 Oct 2010

BWise

Sage ERP X3 Helps Aceto Corporation Manage Complicated Compliance Regulations
sponsored by Sage North America
CASE STUDY: This case study explains how with Sage ERP X3, Aceto Corporation’s business processes are streamlined and automated. The company is finding it easier to comply with the financial reporting responsibilities placed on publicly-traded companies. Read on to learn how Aceto benefited from Sage ERP X3.
Posted: 08 Oct 2010 | Published: 08 Oct 2010

Sage North America

The Business Case for a Next-Generation SIEM: Delivering Operational Efficiency and Lower Costs Through An Integrated Approach to Network Security Management
sponsored by Q1 Labs, an IBM Company
WHITE PAPER: The selection of the most effective IT technology is a major concern for companies of all sizes, across almost every industry. Read this white paper to learn more about how Q1 Labs' next-generation security information and event management solutions can help protect your IT assets at a lower cost to the company.
Posted: 08 Oct 2010 | Published: 07 Oct 2010

Q1 Labs, an IBM Company

Laptop Locks: A Simple and Cost-Effective Approach to Data Loss Prevention
sponsored by Kensington
WHITE PAPER: This paper will educate IT decision makers on the need for physical security, how it can protect sensitive data, and how Kensington laptop locks can help.
Posted: 04 Oct 2010 | Published: 04 Oct 2010

Kensington

The Top 10 Reasons to Automate Your AP Processes
sponsored by Kofax, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This white paper examines in detail the relevant issues and benefits of Accounts Payable (AP) transformation as well as recent industry-wide research and best practices around such initiatives.
Posted: 23 Sep 2010 | Published: 23 Sep 2010

Kofax, Inc.

How the Guardium Platform Helped Dell IT Simplify Enterprise Security
sponsored by Guardium, an IBM Company
WHITE PAPER: Safeguarding data is critical for many organizations, but auditing data access activity to comply with regulatory standards can be a complex undertaking. As part of its initiative to simplify IT, the Dell IT group implemented the Guardium platform and database activity monitoring technology. Read this paper to learn so much more.
Posted: 10 Aug 2010 | Published: 10 Aug 2010

Guardium, an IBM Company

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

IDC White Paper: Effective Information Security
sponsored by CA (India) Technologies Pvt. Ltd
ANALYST REPORT: Securing personally identifiable information (PII) and IP has become a high priority for enterprise management and IT. In this white paper, IDC provides an overview of information security and its impact on enterprises, discusses IT operation challenges, and describes CA's answer to helping enterprise IT organizations attain increased visibility...
Posted: 29 Apr 2010 | Published: 25 Sep 2009

CA (India) Technologies Pvt. Ltd

IT Policy Compliance for Dummies®
sponsored by Qualys
EBOOK: This book simply explains IT policy compliance and the steps your organisation needs to carry out to prove compliance to an independent auditor. After reading this book you'll know how to create compliance policies and prepare your IT operations to fulfill those requirements.
Posted: 28 Apr 2010 | Published: 28 Apr 2010

Qualys

McAfee Total Protection for Secure Business
sponsored by Insight
WHITE PAPER: McAfee solutions cover all the critical elements of security medium businesses need: desktop and server protection, data protection, email and web security, and compliance. Total Protection for Secure Business provides comprehensive protection against the most lethal threats and exploits - in one package, from one trusted and proven vendor.
Posted: 16 Mar 2010 | Published: 16 Mar 2010

Insight

Effective Information Security: A Win-Win Proposition for the Enterprise and IT
sponsored by CA Technologies.
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, IDC provides an overview of information security and its impact on enterprises, discusses IT operation challenges, and describes CA's answer to helping enterprise IT organizations attain increased visibility into and protection of their private and confidential data.
Posted: 02 Mar 2010 | Published: 25 Sep 2009

CA Technologies.

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

CollabNet Success Story: Agile CMMI
sponsored by CollabNet
CASE STUDY: Facing pressure to deliver solutions quickly and meet rapidly changing priorities, investment banks are reluctant to change processes and adopt new tools. Learn how CollabNet enabled software development/change management process that would enable CMMI compliance while accommodating existing Agile development practices used by various teams.
Posted: 06 Jan 2010 | Published: 06 Jan 2010

CollabNet
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SARBANES-OXLEY COMPLIANCE DEFINITION (continued): …  Sarbanes-Oxley is not a set of business practices and does not specify how a business should store records; rather, it defines which records are to be stored and for how long. The legislation not only affects the financial side of corporations, it also affects the IT departments whose job it is to store a corporation's electronic records. The Sarbanes-Oxley Act states that all business records, including electronic records and electronic messages, must be saved for "not less than five years." The consequences for non-compliance are fines, imprisonment, or both. IT departments are increasingly … 
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