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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

standards and compliance  Employing best practices and standards as a baseline framework To address all four areas effectively, certain activities are necessary. Forrester identifies the following capabilities as critical features of a compliance, security and risk management program: It's important to remember that compliance is not a one-time process, but a continuous effort. A high degree of automation, such as automatic alerts and report generation, helps companies stay on track once the compliance program is put in place.

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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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Winning the PCI Compliance Battle


The payment card industry (PCI) Data Security Standard establishes common processes and precautions for handling credit card data. Although achieving PCI compliance can seem daunting, the requirements represent security best practices that should be observed by any organization with IT systems and data to protect. Learn about network scanning and security assessment solutions that can help you manage PCI compliance.

standards and compliance  the newly-established PCI Security Standards Council will manage the underlying data security standard, compliance requirements are set independently by individual payment card brands. While requirements vary between card networks, MasterCard's Site Data Protection Plan and Visa's Cardholder Information Security Program are representative. They stipulate separate compliance validation requirements for merchants and service providers, which vary depending on the size of the company. Compliance levels are d Read More

Make Compliance Work for You


Compliance is often treated as a necessary evil that creates costs, disruption, and complexity. But these pains often result from dealing with compliance in a clumsy way due to a lack of resources and the absence of a compliance strategy. There’s a better way: using standards-based data management solutions that integrate with existing infrastructure and leverage automation to embed compliance at all levels. Find out how.

standards and compliance  a better way: using standards-based data management solutions that integrate with existing infrastructure and leverage automation to embed compliance at all levels. Find out how. Read More

Compliance: A Work in Progress


There’s no magic bullet for compliance success—even the most experienced organizations use a combination of reliable processes and proven technologies to get the job done. But identifying, designing, and executing the right internal controls to meet compliance standards in a large, global company can be arduous and expensive. The systems you use to support compliance efforts must be implemented well. Find out more.

standards and compliance  controls to meet compliance standards in a large, global company can be arduous and expensive. The systems you use to support compliance efforts must be implemented well. Find out more. Read More

Profiting from PCI Compliance


Although the Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS) has become a global requirement, many organizations are lagging in compliance. For many companies, regulatory compliance can already be an overwhelming and confusing area to navigate, and the need to comply with the PCI DSS might feel like yet another burden. Discover the efficiency gains of building a strategy designed around PCI compliance.

standards and compliance  from PCI Compliance Although the Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS) has become a global requirement, many organizations are lagging in compliance. For many companies, regulatory compliance can already be an overwhelming and confusing area to navigate, and the need to comply with the PCI DSS might feel like yet another burden. Discover the efficiency gains of building a strategy designed around PCI compliance. Read More

Data Storage Encryption for Enabling PCI Compliance


Compliance with the Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS) is mandatory. As such, businesses must think seriously about their data storage security and the day-to-day encryption management of their customer data. As a merchant or credit card processor, will you be ready when the auditors come knocking? Learn more about the foolproof way that many businesses are passing PCI DSS audits.

standards and compliance  Storage Encryption for Enabling PCI Compliance Compliance with the Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS) is mandatory. As such, businesses must think seriously about their data storage security and the day-to-day encryption management of their customer data. As a merchant or credit card processor, will you be ready when the auditors come knocking? Learn more about the foolproof way that many businesses are passing PCI DSS audits. Read More

Delivering Employee Compliance Training Online to Reduce Costs and Increase Productivity


Pacific Life needed to bring enterprise-wide learning technology into the company to ensure the success of compliance training. So it implemented a strategic compliance training initiative powered by SumTotal Learning Management to deliver critical online training and to streamline learning management across the enterprise. Find out the results of this initiative, including a shortened compliance training cycle by 82%.

standards and compliance  Employee Compliance Training Online to Reduce Costs and Increase Productivity Pacific Life needed to bring enterprise-wide learning technology into the company to ensure the success of compliance training. So it implemented a strategic compliance training initiative powered by SumTotal Learning Management to deliver critical online training and to streamline learning management across the enterprise. Find out the results of this initiative, including a shortened compliance training cycle by 82%. Read More

Getting a Return on Supply Chain Compliance


Change your paradigm by using supply chain compliance as a competitive tool to grow your business.  By viewing your organization from the inside out, you’ll make better decisions and better position your company against the competition by building strategic partnerships.

standards and compliance  a Return on Supply Chain Compliance Change your paradigm by using supply chain compliance as a competitive tool to grow your business.  By viewing your organization from the inside out, you’ll make better decisions and better position your company against the competition by building strategic partnerships. 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.

standards and compliance  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. Read More

Introduction to Learning Technology Standards


Standards can play an important part in enterprise learning, from the development of learning content to how it interacts with database management applications—specifically learning management systems (LMSs) and learning content management systems (LCMs). This document provides an overview of the standards that affect learning technologies and advice on how to work with vendors of standards-affected technologies.

standards and compliance  an overview of the standards that affect learning technologies and advice on how to work with vendors of standards-affected technologies. Read More

A Quality and Compliance Training Road Map for Emerging FDA-regulated Companies


A Quality and Compliance Training Road Map for Emerging FDA-Regulated Companies Emerging life science companies face the same compliance and regulatory pressures as larger ones. Companies that outsource sales and operational functions need to disseminate training on key policies, procedures, and regulations to a wide audience—without the benefit of a dedicated training team. These companies demand solutions that automate the quality training effort without compromising the entire quality program.

standards and compliance  Quality and Compliance Training Road Map for Emerging FDA-regulated Companies A Quality and Compliance Training Road Map for Emerging FDA-Regulated Companies Emerging life science companies face the same compliance and regulatory pressures as larger ones. Companies that outsource sales and operational functions need to disseminate training on key policies, procedures, and regulations to a wide audience—without the benefit of a dedicated training team. These companies demand solutions that automate the Read More

The Challenges of Defining and Managing Governance, Risk Management, and Compliance


A broader, more structured approach is needed to effectively manage governance, risk management, and compliance (GRC). Enterprises will then be better able to guide their people, standardize their processes, and unify technology to embed GRC at all organizational levels.

standards and compliance  departments use different metrics, standards, software, and methodologies for analyzing risk and compliance information. This system fragmentation makes it difficult to aggregate data; gain a complete view of enterprise-wide risks; effectively monitor these risks and compliance; and adjust business processes to meet changing requirements, market trends, and regulatory mandates. Policies and risks are generally defined and measured at the local geographic level, without proper consideration for their Read More

Regulatory and Compliance RFI/RFP Template


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standards and compliance  and Compliance RFI/RFP Template The Regulatory and Compliance RFI/RFP Template lists and describes 406 features and functions found in Regulatory and Compliance software solutions. This Regulatory and Compliance Template can help you save time, control costs, and communicate clearly with vendors at nearly every stage of your Regulatory and Compliance software selection projects. Features and functions included in this Regulatory and Compliance Template: Design for Compliance Management of Read More

Guide to Tax Collection Compliance: Ending the Nightmare


In mid-market report: the changing face of sales and use tax compliance, find out just how bad the problem has become, and what midsized companies ...

standards and compliance  to Tax Collection Compliance: Ending the Nightmare What a mess! the chief financial officer (CFO) exclaimed, lamenting his midsized company's losing effort to comply with sales and use tax requirements. Keeping on top of dozens of shifting tax regulations for scores of products in hundreds of jurisdictions has become an ongoing nightmare. In Mid-market Report: The Changing Face of Sales and Use Tax Compliance , find out just how bad the problem has become, and what midsized companies like yours can Read More