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Managing Encryption Keys: Best Practices for Ensuring Data Recoverability
Heightened awareness of vulnerabilities in sensitive stored data has resulted in the increased application of encryption technology. To secure data at rest, a

generally acceptable auditing standards  Since encrypted data is generally considered safe to store or transport outside of the bounds of trusted sites, obtaining the data in ciphertext form may not be a major obstacle, and combining that data with its key provides the ciphertext holder with the ability to obtain the data in cleartext form. Because of their sensitive nature, the handling of encryption keys should be based on the enforced implementation of widely accepted key controls that are designed to mitigate the possibility of loss or

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Traffic Audits Make Strange Bedfellows: Part II - The Audit Process


With traffic being the lifeblood of an e-commerce site the Marketing crew knows that the traffic numbers are going to be audited. And they look to the CIO to make sure that the numbers will pass muster. If there’s a problem with the numbers, the CIO may be blamed. So it’s important to understand what auditors want to see, and to make sure that your collection and reporting procedures are appropriate. The greatest danger is having to restate numbers that you’ve already provided to advertisers.

generally acceptable auditing standards  sites and B2B sites generally don't have the volume for panel-based audits to be statistically significant, and rely mostly on server-based audits. Browser-based audits are a newer technique and are not heavily used. How good are the different techniques? Jim Spaeth, President of the Advertising Research Foundation, tells of comparisons where on site X a server-based procedure showed 15% of the traffic shown by a panel-based audit, but on a second site Y the order of the methods was reversed, with the Read More

Sage 500 ERP 2013 and Sage 100 ERP 2013 Are Generally Available


On December 13, 2012, Sage North America announced the availability of Sage 500 ERP 2013 (formerly Sage ERP MAS 500). The product’s new features and enhancements, and new mobile and cloud services, aim to help midsize customers increase productivity, simplify processes, and reduce costs across their business. Enterprises can now save time navigating processes with Visual Process Flows, which

generally acceptable auditing standards  100 ERP 2013 Are Generally Available On December 13, 2012, Sage North America announced the availability of Sage 500 ERP 2013 (formerly Sage ERP MAS 500 ). The product’s new features and enhancements, and new mobile and cloud services, aim to help midsize customers increase productivity, simplify processes, and reduce costs across their business. Enterprises can now save time navigating processes with Visual Process Flows, which demonstrate the steps of a process in visual terms, while also including Read More

Asset Management with the British Standards Institute's PAS 55


In this white paper, Kevin Price, Senior Product Manager, Infor EAM, looks at how the British Standards Institute’s (BSI) PAS 55 is helping organizations across the world to improve risk management, compliance and customer satisfaction in asset management.

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An Executive’s Guide to Event Log Management Strategy


Archiving and logging standards place a great burden on network security professionals and IT administrators. When your routers, firewalls, and other devices are added to multiple servers, the volume of data that must be kept accessible can be tremendous. Learn more about event log standards and challenges, and how to implement a tool that can improve troubleshooting and diagnosis of incoming—and in-house—security issues.

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The Global MSF Interoperability (GMI) 2004 Executive Summary


True multi-service, multi-vendor global networks are the future of the telecommunications industry. However, mazes of international standards and protocols can create barriers rather than solutions. For service providers and system suppliers alike, implementing standards for interoperability is far from simple. The MultiService Switching Forum (MSF) fills the void by developing implementation agreements that take standards from theory into practice.

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Scaling SAN Fabric Throughput Using 4Gb-per-second HBAs


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Don’t Let Wireless Detour Your PCI Compliance


The Payment Card Industry Security Standards Council (PCI SSC) has published a PCI DSS Wireless Guideline which acknowledges that wireless is a clear and present danger to network security and those who collect, store or transmit card holder data must take steps to assure that it is secure, whether or not wireless is deployed in the cardholder data environment. Organizations that handle payment card data must take steps to secure the CDE against wireless threats including unmanaged and unknown wireless devices in the environment and must scan all locations. This white paper helps organizations understand how the PCI DSS 1.2 wireless requirements apply to them, how to meet those requirements in a cost effective way, and how to secure your network and cardholder data from wireless threats.

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Next-generation Data Auditing for Data Breach Protection and Risk Mitigation


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Not Just Words: Enforce Your E-mail and Web Acceptable Usage Policies


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Let Innovation, Not Technology, Drive Your Product Business


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It is hard to recall the last time an ERP implementation team included an auditor as an active member. This article explores key points in a project's lifecycle where the audit function should be involved and the deliverables to be expected.

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