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Rules, Tools, Policies, and Best Practices for Compliance in the United States
A strategic compliance program can help employers in the United States (US) reduce the likelihood of litigation, regulatory investigations, security breaches

sec litigation  business records according to SEC and FINRA regulations can face lengthy investigations, seven-figure fines, career derailment, and embarrassing headlines. Payment Card Industry-Data Security Standard (PCI DSS) : PCI DSS establishes standards and technologies to protect cardholder data. Email management and Hosted Service security are essen- tial to ensure data protection and regulatory compli- ance. Merchants and agents who fail to comply face potential fines of $500,000 per incident. Best Practice: To

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Information Security Firewalls Market Report Part Two: Current Market Trends and User Recommendations


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sec litigation  against it on the SEC web site. Information on SEC filings for all the companies profiled in this article can be found at http://www.sec.gov . Market Predictions and Forecast The firewall market is large enough to support multiple vendors; however, current market leaders will have to be extremely competitive to maintain their positions. Many large organizations purposely purchase different brands of firewalls to set up security demilitarized zones (DMZ) that take advantage of the features and Read More

NAI Will Pay Trend $12.5 Million Resulting from Law Suit


Settling a patent dispute out of court, Network Associates agreed to pay Trend Micro $12.5 million for the cost of licensing Trend's patented technologies. Both companies claim to be the innovator of scanning for viruses in electronic mail.

sec litigation  patents. In this same SEC filing, NAI stipulates, The unaudited consolidated financial statements have been prepared by Networks Associates, Inc. without audit in accordance with instructions to Form 10-Q and Article 10 of Regulation S-X. In May 2000, Trend and Network Associates settled their outstanding litigation releasing their respective claims against the other based on past alleged infringements. In connection therewith, the parties agreed to cross-reference their anti-virus patents {Source: Read More

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sec litigation  related litigation, regulatory investigations, security breaches, and other electronic disasters. Not Just Words: Enforce Your Email and Web Acceptable Usage Policies is produced as a general best-practices guidebook with the understanding that neither the author, ePolicy Institute Executive Director Nancy Flynn, nor the publisher, MessageLabs, is engaged in rendering advice on legal, regulatory, or other issues. Before acting on any rule, policy, or procedure addressed in Not Just Words: Enforce Your Read More

Records Management Becoming More Important Due to Compliance Regulations


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sec litigation  stipulating strict requirements for securing the access to data in storage (electronic records). Unfortunately, this is an area that many organizations—given their current technology network and configurations—have a challenge meeting. All organizations must implement clearly defined records management practices and comply with the Sarbanes-Oxley Act 2002 (SOX) , and your company is no exception. Workplace Health & Safety —For the most part, all employers—regardless of company size or Read More

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