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4 Key Steps to Automate IT Security Compliance
An unprecedented wave of security breaches has led to the establishment of technical standards, IT governance frameworks and laws designed to improve and

hipaa compliance laws  proactive defense against fraud. HIPAA ' The Health Information Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 requires tight controls over handling of and access to medical information to protect patient privacy. GLBA ' The Gramm-Leach-Bliley Act of 1999 requires financial institutions to create, document and continuously audit security procedures to protect the nonpublic personal information of their clients, including precautions to prevent unauthorized electronic access. FISMA ' The Federal Information Read More...
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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

hipaa compliance laws  Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) US health and medical industries Office of Management and Budget (OMB) Circular A-123 US government agency financial standards Solvency II European insurance industry standards IFRS European accounting standards Office for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) principles EU agencies of internal controls GAAP US-based generally accepted accounting principles Table 1. Key audit control standards. Segregation of Duties Within SOX is a provision entitled Read More...
Avoiding Costly Fines: A 2011 Guide to Compliance Mandates
It’s up to human resources (HR) to ensure that hiring, discipline, and termination practices are compliant with the law. Otherwise, you could put your company

hipaa compliance laws  Costly Fines: A 2011 Guide to Compliance Mandates It’s up to human resources (HR) to ensure that hiring, discipline, and termination practices are compliant with the law. Otherwise, you could put your company at risk of incurring fines, penalties, and employee lawsuits. Find out all about the latest workforce compliance and safety laws and regulations that may affect your organization so you can train management and employees, and avoid expensive employee lawsuits. Read More...
Records Management Becoming More Important Due to Compliance Regulations
Electronic media and corporate governance have complicated records management for enterprises. Properly defining information as corporate records and using a

hipaa compliance laws  Portability and Accountable Act (HIPAA). Enron. Arthur Andersen. These are some of the names that you hear these days when people talk about regulatory compliances. Since 2001, and the collapse of Enron, a US-based multinational company that concealed its massive debt, and the subsequent trial against its auditor, Arthur Andersen, compliance regulations have changed. The Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002 (SOX) was created as a preemptive measure against accounting inconsistencies, and as a result organizations Read More...
The Sarbanes-Oxley Act May Be Just the Tip of a Compliance Iceberg
The Sarbanes-Oxley Act is not the only government regulation that enterprises must comply with. Several others make it imperative that appropriate enterprise

hipaa compliance laws  Accountability Act ([HIPAA], see HIPAA-Watch for Security Speeds Up Compliance ); Consolidated Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act (COBRA); Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA); Employee Retirement Income Security Ac t (ERISA); discrimination and harassment regulations; union agreements (where applicable); and those of the Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB). Given that we live in a litigation-happy society, where a company is more likely to be sued by an employee than to be audited Read More...
Retailer-centric Planning: Compliance to Collaboration
In a game where the goals don’t change, but the rules do, winners and losers are determined by how well each team sees the big picture. Thus, suppliers who

hipaa compliance laws  centric Planning: Compliance to Collaboration In a game where the goals don’t change, but the rules do, winners and losers are determined by how well each team sees the big picture. Thus, suppliers who understand and support retailers’ goals have a better likelihood of success. The greater the alignment of processes and communication between suppliers and retailers, the greater the chances of a big win. Read More...
Striking a Balance between Governance, Risk, and Compliance
Increasingly complex regulatory requirements in the health care industry have intensified pressures on health systems to assure compliance and operational

hipaa compliance laws  a Balance between Governance, Risk, and Compliance Increasingly complex regulatory requirements in the health care industry have intensified pressures on health systems to assure compliance and operational governance while maximizing business performance. This study draws on a survey conducted by Healthcare IT News and Healthcare Finance News to share strategies that will improve governance, compliance, and business performance across today’s health care organization. Read More...
Identity-based NAC and PCI Data Security Compliance
As of June 2006, the payment card industry (PCI) has established a detailed set of policy, procedure, infrastructure, and data security requirements for

hipaa compliance laws  based NAC and PCI Data Security Compliance As of June 2006, the payment card industry (PCI) has established a detailed set of policy, procedure, infrastructure, and data security requirements for merchants that store and process credit card data. That’s why it’s vital for key PCI requirements to be met when it comes to encryption, user authentication, virus and malware control, access control, and auditing. Read More...
How to Achieve Compliance with Payment Cards
Data auditing and data encryption are two key Payment Card Industry (PCI) requirements for maintaining cardholder data protection. Although the two capabilities

hipaa compliance laws  to Achieve Compliance with Payment Cards Data auditing and data encryption are two key Payment Card Industry (PCI) requirements for maintaining cardholder data protection. Although the two capabilities are distinct, they’re also synergistic—in fact, PCI recommends using data auditing as a substitute for encryption. Learn more about an auditing and encryption solution that can help you make better decisions about protecting your and your clients’ sensitive data. Read More...
Governance & Compliance: Rise above the Crisis of Trust
What you need is a coherent, integrated approach to grc, as you'll discover in the white paper trust and competitive advantage: an integrated appro...

hipaa compliance laws  & Compliance: Rise above the Crisis of Trust In the post-Enron world, an ad hoc approach to governance, risk management, and compliance (GRC) just won't cut it. Not with customers, shareholders, regulators, or suppliers . You stand to lose in so many ways—lost business, fines, public embarrassment, and increased overhead. What you need is a coherent, integrated approach to GRC , as you'll discover in the white paper Trust and Competitive Advantage: An Integrated Approach . Learn how an Read More...
The Retail Industry: Improving Supply Chain Efficiency Through Vendor Compliance - Part 2 An Andersen Point Of View
A vendor compliance database can range from a complex system built within the retailer's existing architecture to a smaller, stand-alone desktop database

hipaa compliance laws  Retail Industry: Improving Supply Chain Efficiency Through Vendor Compliance - Part 2 An Andersen Point Of View The Retail Industry: Improving Supply Chain Efficiency Through Vendor Compliance Introduction    The arrival of the new economy has brought significant changes to the existing business landscape. In particular, the retail industry is quickly learning the value of developing strategic working relationships with vendor partners to improve supply chain efficiency. Without these collaborative Read More...
Making Data Safe for Compliance and Outsourcing
Corporate leaders know that revenues are made from “better data.” And when your data is at risk, so is the survival of your organization. That’s why it’s

hipaa compliance laws  Data Safe for Compliance and Outsourcing Corporate leaders know that revenues are made from “better data.” And when your data is at risk, so is the survival of your organization. That’s why it’s essential to protect your revenues with “safer data”—and it’s also why the common business language is now one of risk management. IT departments are now learning this in many of the same ways that business people have always had to—including the hard way. Read More...
Compliance Exposures in ERP Systems Part 1
This paper examines key issues for CFOs and CEOs in managing ERP systems in the new world of SOX, IFRS, Basle II. While most IT management attention seems to be

hipaa compliance laws  Exposures in ERP Systems Part 1 Compliance Exposures in ERP Systems, Part 1 If you receive errors when attempting to view this white paper, please install the latest version of Adobe Reader. Founded in 2003, West Trax provides in-depth consulting services to large and mid-size national and international enterprises. Using its extensive subject matter expertise combined with proprietary tools and methodologies it aims to transform the value derived from clients? ERP investments. The company is Read More...
Governance, Risk, and Compliance for Life Sciences Companies: Institutionalize Compliance to Reduce Costs and Increase Productivity
Issues of governance, risk, and compliance (GRC) affect nearly everything life sciences companies do. But you shouldn’t approach GRC in an ad hoc manner

hipaa compliance laws  Risk, and Compliance for Life Sciences Companies: Institutionalize Compliance to Reduce Costs and Increase Productivity Governance, Risk, and Compliance for Life Sciences Companies: Institutionalize Compliance to Reduce Costs and Increase Productivity If you receive errors when attempting to view this white paper, please install the latest version of Adobe Reader. Founded in 1972, SAP has a rich history of innovation and growth as a true industry leader. SAP currently has sales and Read More...
Market Insight: Strategies for Overcoming Compliance Issues in the Pharmaceutical Industry
To successfully meet compliance demands, pharmaceutical manufacturers must develop, implement, and track the effectiveness of a company-wide compliance strategy

hipaa compliance laws  Insight: Strategies for Overcoming Compliance Issues in the Pharmaceutical Industry Technology Evaluation Centers, Inc. (TEC) is the first web-native technology research enterprise. TEC provides decision support systems (DSS) that enable stakeholders to objectively identify the software products that best fit their company's unique business and systems requirements, and that contribute most effectively to superior business performance. Source: Technology Evaluation Centers As a security-specializ Read More...

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