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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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CollabNet Success Story: Agile CMMI
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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

Secure, Simple and Powerful Log Management with Novell® Sentinel™ Log Manager
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WHITE PAPER: Read this whitepaper to find out how Novell's Sentinel™ Log Management solution simplifies compliance by collecting, storing, analyzing and managing data logs from all across your enterprise.
Posted: 09 Dec 2009 | Published: 08 Dec 2009

Novell, Inc.

Secure and Compliant Collaboration and Access
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WHITE PAPER: As part of its comprehensive security framework, IBM offers a broad, unified array of integrated access authorization and identity management solutions that enable organizations to secure their collaboration and access processes in alignment with their overall business needs.
Posted: 28 Oct 2009 | Published: 31 Mar 2008

IBM

Deliver Effective Governance for Identity and Access Management
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WHITE PAPER: Organizations should consider a thorough approach to IAM governance that meets the requirements of discovering, documenting and analyzing user access; establishing a process for user access governance; ensuring that constraints help manage business conflict; enforcing policies; and continuous monitoring.
Posted: 27 Oct 2009 | Published: 11 Jun 2009

IBM

DATA ARCHIVING : The first Step toward Managing the Information Lifecycle
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WHITE PAPER: This whitepaper discusses the business case for data archiving as the first step in an SAP ILM strategy; strategies for Data Archiving, Retention Management and the Retention Warehouse strategy for legacy decommissioning in SAP; and Dolphin's best‐practices approach to an effective, long‐term ILM strategy.
Posted: 19 Oct 2009 | Published: 19 Oct 2009

Dolphin

Information Security Magazine - October 2009: Security 7 Awards
sponsored by Information Security Magazine
EZINE: The big news in this month's issue is the announcement of the winners of the fifth annual Security 7 Award. Other featured articles present tips for preventing future incidents and also explain how SOX compliance is hitting smaller public companies harder than the big guys. Read on for these great articles and more.
Posted: 13 Oct 2009 | Published: 13 Oct 2009

Information Security Magazine

Thomas & King Case Study: The Right Ingredients for Software Asset Management
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CASE STUDY: Read this Dell case study to learn how a restaurant franchisee gets its IT cooking with the right reporting from Dell Software Inventory & Usage Management.
Posted: 07 Oct 2009 | Published: 01 Oct 2008

Dell, Inc. and Intel®

Emerging Opportunities for Accounting Firms in a Changing Economy
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WHITE PAPER: In this research report, we examine five of the critical issues that are creating new opportunities for the accounting profession and nine key strategies for obtaining competitive advantage.
Posted: 05 Oct 2009 | Published: 05 Oct 2009

BlackBerry

Oracle Financial Analytics
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DATA SHEET: Oracle Financial Analytics provides organizations with better visibility into factors that drive revenues and shareholder value. Oracle BI Applications are powerful, pre-built solutions that enable organizations to implement more quickly, with less risk and at a fraction of the cost required to build traditional business intelligence solutions.
Posted: 11 Sep 2009 | Published: 01 Dec 2008

Oracle Corporation

The Information Governance Imperative
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WHITE PAPER: Read this paper to learn how information governance is becoming more important in today's business world and learn why your organization needs to implement an information governance strategy today and how to go about implementing one.
Posted: 04 Aug 2009 | Published: 04 Aug 2009

RSD

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.

Improving Intercompany Reconciliation for a Faster Close
sponsored by SAP America, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: What's arguably the single greatest barrier to the fast close has remained constant - the completion of the intercompany reconciliation process. This paper examines the issues behind intercompany reconciliation and outlines how companies can make impressive progress when they employ software solutions such as those from SAP Business Objects
Posted: 08 Jun 2009 | Published: 02 Jun 2009

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.

Riverbed Steelhead Product Family Data Sheet
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DATA SHEET: What's the Riverbed difference? Speed. Scalability. And simplicity. Discover it for yourself and get the facts about the entire family of Steelhead solutions from Riverbed. Companies of all sizes depend on the Riverbed Steelhead product family to accelerate the performance of applications over the WAN.
Posted: 31 Mar 2009 | Published: 31 Mar 2009

Riverbed Technology, 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

Profiting from PCI Compliance
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This paper explores the efficiency gains of building a strategy designed around PCI compliance and discusses the value of obtaining outside support in your compliance efforts; it also examines potential vendor qualifications.
Posted: 13 Mar 2009 | Published: 01 Sep 2007

IBM

eBook: Compliance 2.0: Comprehensive, Scalable and Sustainable Systems
sponsored by SearchCompliance.com
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: 12 Mar 2009 | Published: 05 Mar 2009

SearchCompliance.com

eBook: Compliance 2.0: Comprehensive, Scalable and Sustainable Systems
sponsored by SearchCompliance.com
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: 12 Mar 2009 | Published: 05 Mar 2009

SearchCompliance.com

eBook: Compliance 2.0: Comprehensive, Scalable and Sustainable Systems
sponsored by SearchCompliance.com
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: 12 Mar 2009 | Published: 05 Mar 2009

SearchCompliance.com

Going Beyond Traditional Security Information and Event Management (SIEM) Solutions
sponsored by eIQnetworks
PODCAST: Why is Security Information and Event Management (SIEM) so important to security efforts? What steps must you take must to succeed with your SIEM implementation? This podcast addresses these questions and more.
Posted: 10 Mar 2009 | Premiered: Mar 10, 2009

eIQnetworks

Why Compliance Pays: Reputations and Revenues at Risk Research Report
sponsored by Symantec Corporation
WHITE PAPER: Based on what is working among organizations with the fewest data losses, this IT Policy Compliance Group report identifies several practices that can assist businesses with improving IT compliance results and reduce business downtime.
Posted: 09 Mar 2009 | Published: 09 Mar 2009

Symantec Corporation

4 Key Steps to Automate IT Security Compliance: A Unified Approach for IT, Audit and Operation Teams
sponsored by Qualys, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This paper discusses the challenges faced by organizations of all sizes - across all industries - and presents a security as a service (SaaS) approach to simplify and automate the convergence of security and compliance to define policies, ongoing assessments, mitigate risks and eliminate threats, and monitor compliance.
Posted: 06 Mar 2009 | Published: 06 Mar 2009

Qualys, Inc.

Aligning Business and IT through Connected Requirements: Unifying the Development Process
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Check out this white paper to learn how the connected-requirements approach serves as the framework for the use of products and technologies that are designed to allow you to optimize team performance, align the development process with your organization's business goals and meet auditing and regulatory compliance requirements.
Posted: 20 Feb 2009 | Published: 01 Oct 2008

IBM
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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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