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Sarbanes-Oxley Readiness with Microsoft Dynamics NAV
Organizations cannot achieve Sarbanes-Oxley compliance without the proper tools. But once these tools have been obtained, compliance becomes an opportunity for

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Ensuring Enterprise-wide Compliance


Complying with the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA), the Family Medical Leave Act (FMLA), and other labor laws and regulations is a major challenge for employers. At the same time, non-compliance with these government regulations is becoming increasingly costly. Learn about solutions that are helping the world’s largest companies to effectively plan, deploy, and manage their workforces to achieve compliance objectives.

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Segregation of Duties and Its Role in Sarbanes-Oxley Compliance Issues


The Sarbanes-Oxley Act (SOX) requires publicly traded firms to demonstrate that their accounting and reporting practices are in compliance with regulatory standards. Section 404 of SOX addresses the concept and practice of segregation of duties—a key aspect of this legislation, and the focus of this article.

sarbanes oxley checklist  and Its Role in Sarbanes-Oxley Compliance Issues In the aftermath of some highly publicized cases of corporate fraud, the US government announced legislation designed to implement compliance and financial-reporting standards. The most notable of these laws is the Sarbanes-Oxley Act (SOX) of 2002. The primary goal of SOX is to enforce a higher level of transparency into organizations' business processes, financial transactions, and accounting methods, to ensure that known and accepted accounting Read More

Ask the Experts Question Raises Some Interest: What do you know about Segregation of Duties and SOX?


Every so often, Technology Evaluation Centers (TEC) analysts—our in-house panel of experts—receive questions from readers on a variety of software-related subjects. While mostly in the realm of software selection, evaluation, the latest technology offerings, or simply questions about business issues, on occasion we receive a request that piques our interest—especially when it is slightly outside

sarbanes oxley checklist  write an article on Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX) and the importance of SOD with respect to Section 404 of the 2002 Act. The article covers some of the major points of consideration for organizations looking to beef up their SOX compliance efforts. These points include: Traditional Audit and Compliance Issues Prior to SOX What is SOD? 5 Areas Where IT Processes Conflict with SOD SOD Checklist If you’re interested in learning more about SOX and SOD, we highly recommend that you visit TEC’s website to read this Read More

Best Practices in Creating a Strategic Finance Function


Many chief financial officers (CFOs) have started to take on new strategic roles. Their goals are to enforce stricter controls to ensure legal and regulatory compliance, offer strategic insights into the internal and external business environment, and connect the business strategy with daily operations through performance tracking. Learn more about the changing role of the CFO in today’s finance organization.

sarbanes oxley checklist  truly comply with the Sarbanes-Oxley Act. CONCLUSION: A CHECKLIST FOR A STRATEGIC FINANCE FUNCTION The best companies, and their CFOs, recognize the importance of ready access to the right information to drive the right choices between different variables. To help determine whether your finance function is moving toward a strategic approach, take a moment and decide whether your system does the following: Accelerates closing processes through automation, workflow, and collaboration Improves business Read More

Leverage Your Financial System to Enable Sarbanes-Oxley Compliance: An Evaluator’s Guide


When it comes to US Sarbanes-Oxley Act (SOX) compliance, the role of financial information systems simply cannot be overlooked. This was recently underscored by a study naming "financial systems and procedures" as the most common problem among companies disclosing material weaknesses. Indeed, this weakness has prompted organizations to take a deeper look at their business processes—and underlying financial systems.

sarbanes oxley checklist  Financial System to Enable Sarbanes-Oxley Compliance: An Evaluator’s Guide When it comes to US Sarbanes-Oxley Act (SOX) compliance, the role of financial information systems simply cannot be overlooked. This was recently underscored by a study naming financial systems and procedures as the most common problem among companies disclosing material weaknesses. Indeed, this weakness has prompted organizations to take a deeper look at their business processes—and underlying financial systems. Read More

LogRhythm and SOX Compliance


In order for a business to stay on top of compliance requirements required by the Sarbanes-Oxley Act (SOX)—and avoid financial penalties or possible jail time—it must take a good look at its IT environment and financial reporting processes. The collection, management, and analysis of log data are integral to meeting SOX requirements and as such, require a system that automates these processes across the IT infrastructure.

sarbanes oxley checklist  requirements required by the Sarbanes-Oxley Act (SOX)—and avoid financial penalties or possible jail time—it must take a good look at its IT environment and financial reporting processes. The collection, management, and analysis of log data are integral to meeting SOX requirements and as such, require a system that automates these processes across the IT infrastructure. Read More

Privileged User Monitoring for SOX Compliance


Many companies face the Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX) compliance challenge of monitoring all the data activity of their most privileged users. Those challenges include tracking access to sensitive financial data, reporting on controls, and responding to problems. Learn about a database auditing and protection solution that can help capture targeted activities, without impacting the performance of production databases and software.

sarbanes oxley checklist  Many companies face the Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX) compliance challenge of monitoring all the data activity of their most privileged users. Those challenges include tracking access to sensitive financial data, reporting on controls, and responding to problems. Learn about a database auditing and protection solution that can help capture targeted activities, without impacting the performance of production databases and software. Read More

Measuring the Value of Metadata


Ignoring the warning signs of missing metadata? Gramm-Bliley-Leach, Sarbanes Oxley (also known as “SOX” and “Sarbox”) and the Patriot Act are forerunners of the regulatory trend that has elevated the need for metadata. Increasing consumer demand for privacy and fallout from corporate accounting scandals are spurring regulatory agencies to putting better teeth into regulations; compliance increasingly depends on an ability to “prove it”—not just by certifying content, but also by demonstrating the process by which the information was developed and managed—and metadata is the key to traceability.

sarbanes oxley checklist  of missing metadata? Gramm-Bliley-Leach, Sarbanes Oxley (also known as “SOX” and “Sarbox”) and the Patriot Act are forerunners of the regulatory trend that has elevated the need for metadata. Increasing consumer demand for privacy and fallout from corporate accounting scandals are spurring regulatory agencies to putting better teeth into regulations; compliance increasingly depends on an ability to “prove it”—not just by certifying content, but also by demonstrating the process by which the Read More

The Mobile Enterprise


Enterprises worldwide are realizing that mobile solutions can deliver great improvements in business performance. Successful organizations understand that mobile applications create fundamental value in key business processes, as well as the potential for improved customer satisfaction and increased revenue. Do how do you get from here to there? Don’t miss our four-point deployment checklist for success.

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PBX to VoIP Migration Checklist


A migration from T1/PBX (public branch exchanges) to voice over IP (VoIP) takes some planning and IT support, but the savings can be substantial. This short checklist can help get you started to make the switch to VoIP.

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Technology's Role in an Effective Enterprise-wide Operational Risk Program


The current focus in operational risk management is on enterprise-wide data capture across loss events, key risk indicators and self-assessments, with follow-up actions based on triggers. A system should satisfy regulatory requirements, such as Basel II and the US Sarbanes Oxley Act, and be built in a manner that minimizes the impact of changing business management functionality.

sarbanes oxley checklist  II and the US Sarbanes Oxley Act, and be built in a manner that minimizes the impact of changing business management functionality. Read More

Evaluating SaaS Solutions: A Checklist for Small and Midsized Enterprises


This paper from Saugatuck Technology discusses relevant criteria for evaluating SaaS solutions targeting small and midsize firms, and raises key questions that should be asked. It is important to ensure that a SaaS solution is well aligned with business requirements, and can accommodate change and growth. The paper also provides an evaluation template for executives to use in conducting evaluations of SaaS solutions.

sarbanes oxley checklist  and ask specifically about Sarbanes-Oxley and SAS 70 Type II audit certification, which should be documented in the SLA. Firms in the healthcare industry considering a SaaS solution should also ask about HIPAA compliance in regard to the Privacy Rule. The SaaS solution's backup and recovery capability Backup and recovery is one capability that is essential to small and mid-sized enterprises. If it is to trust its data to a SaaS solution in the cloud, what happens when something goes wrong? Does the Read More

Thou Shalt Comply (and More), or Else: Looking at Sarbanes-Oxley


Compliance with the US Sarbanes-Oxley Act (and a slew of other regulations) is crucial for all businesses, as failure to comply with the law’s strict standards and policies can spell disaster for executives and upper management of any enterprise.

sarbanes oxley checklist  or Else: Looking at Sarbanes-Oxley Originally Published - February 21, 2007 Most enterprises have to compete globally and thus adhere to largely nonnegotiable legal and regulatory requirements in almost every region or vertical sector they are targeting. Thus, regulatory compliance and the management of a multiplicity of prospective risks have lately pervaded the minds of most executives and upper managers. Indeed, no single chief executive officer (CEO) would—with a sound mind—like to be apprehended Read More

Everything You Don’t Know about Desktop Search


Despite all the attention the newest breed of desktop search has received in the press, here’s what the media hasn’t told you: 1) today’s newcomers aren’t ready for the enterprise; 2) desktop search is not new; and 3) you get what you pay for. Find out more—and get a 12-step checklist that will help you determine your needs, and evaluate and select the desktop search tool that’s right for you.

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