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10 Steps to Continuous Compliance: Putting in Place an Enterprise-wide Compliance Strategy
Understanding the full scope of risk in today’s complex business environment is a must for achieving compliance with governmental mandates and industry

compliance audit  compliance helps to govern compliance tasks and keep companies on track for complying with legal mandates and industry regulations. However, this requires an understanding of the specific language within those frameworks regarding log data management. The most common frameworks'COBIT 4, ISO17799, NIST 800-53/FISMA and PCI'all have specific language pertaining to log data collection and retention. For example, requirement 10 within the PCI standard states that companies must log and track user activities,

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Regulatory and Compliance

Regulatory compliance covers the requirements for ensuring products and their associated materials comply with both external and internal rules and regulations. It covers regulatory and requirements needs, as well as product related components of environmental health and safety (EH&S). 

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compliance audit  a 360-degree view of compliance and audit trail transparency. No matter what new regulations tomorrow brings, you'll start from a position of enterprise-wide data visibility, process flexibility, and role-based access to enterprise resources. Powerful decision support based on real-time key performance indicators empowers personnel to manage compliance and risk efficiently and securely at the lowest cost. The solutions also automate many compliance and risk management processes, allowing you to manage by Read More

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