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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.

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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.

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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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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.

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Implementing Basel II in the Compliance Continuum


Banks can benefit enormously from understanding the various stages of the Basel II compliance program, as identified by i-flex. Banks today are discovering problems as they stumble along the path to compliance. However, if they can benchmark themselves on which stage they fall in along the continuum, and buckle themselves for the challenges that lie ahead, they will have greater success towards Basel II compliance, and enjoy the benefits of maintaining reduced capital.

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Top 5 HR Compliance Concerns for Small Business


Small and medium-sized companies can be so focused on core business issues that they overlook one of their most potentially serious and costly issues—human resource compliance. They often lack the time and resources to build infrastructure and processes that are beyond core business objectives. This paper discusses the top small business compliance concerns. 

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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.

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The Convergence of Enterprise Governance, Risk & Compliance Software Solutions


The market for governance, risk, and compliance is still a maelstrom. Some vendors offer GRC software for the enterprise (eGRC), whereas others offer GRC for monitoring access and communications for compliance (IT-GRC). What’s more—both branches of GRC use technology to automate highly complex processes, while some GRC vendors offer capabilities that overlap both areas. To get a sense of the current attitudes toward GRC, Hypatia Research evaluated more than 20 GRC software vendors and interviewed more than 660 users of these applications. Read up on best practices, benchmarks, and vendor ranking.

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Export Operations & Compliance Benchmark Report: Going Global with Regulatory Reform


This second annual benchmark study covers U.S. export operations and compliance. The survey covered export regulatory reform, operations management practices, organizational structure, compliance policies, and export management technology. This year’s study looks at the impact of going global with export control reform.

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Avoid Costly Fines: Ten Compliance Mandates You Can’t Afford to Ignore


Managing employer compliance can be a tedious task, but it’s a highly visible, important way that the human resources department minimizes risk for the business and keeps the workforce running smoothly. HR managers have to ensure that all personnel business practices follow current employment law and that proper records are kept to document companies’ compliance.

Mistakes in recordkeeping and compliance can earn your company punitive penalties and fines. Read this guide to learn how to protect yourself and your organization from government scrutiny, noncompliance penalties, and expensive employee lawsuits. This guide looks at ten crucial mandates, explaining the obligations and compliance considerations you need to be aware of in order to take on your responsibilities.

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