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Thou Shalt Comply (and More), or Else: Looking at Sarbanes-Oxley
Compliance with the US Sarbanes-Oxley Act (and a slew of other regulations) is crucial for all businesses, as failure to comply with the law’s strict standards

securities fraud law  under 15(d) of the Securities Exchange Act. The motivation behind SOX was to restore investors' trust in the reliability of financial data that companies publish about themselves, and to mitigate the risk of false financial statements. The act also set up a supervisory committee for auditing companies (see Checking It Twice ). Specifically, each affected company has to establish fully independent audit committees (that are responsible for oversight of the auditor); must wait at least one year before

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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, privacy violations, and other electronic disasters. Find out what it takes to make a compliance program succeed, and learn the importance of establishing clearly written rules, formal employee education, and effective hosted-services solutions right from the start.

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Managing Risk through Financial Processes: Embedding Governance, Risk, and Compliance


Initiatives to automate and streamline financial processes often focus more on reducing costs than adding value. Adding the kind of value you should have in your financial processes stands at the heart of a broader initiative known as governance, risk, and compliance (GRC). Learn why embedding the components of GRC within your financial processes can help you track financial flows and alert you when things might go awry.

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Identix Leads Biometric Authentication


Perhaps the most exciting product released at last Comdex, was the Identix DFR-300 Fingerprint Scanner. Implemented in Compaq, Dell, and Toshiba laptops, the hardware fingerprint scanners are packaged with BioLogon™ for Windows 2000™ and features biometric identification and authentication, BIOS level security, single sign-on and multi-factor security.

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


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Extensible Business Reporting Language (XBRL) Back in the News Again


Visiting the Securities and Exchange Commission's (SEC's) web site, I came across this 143-page PDF file, which deals with XBRL. As a gung-ho proponent of automation, I'm calling attention to it here to show that the head of the SEC (Mr. Christopher Cox) and I are on the same wavelength when it comes to promoting cost saving automations. Here is some interesting stuff from the PDF, together with

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Hacker Publication Gets Top Defense Attorney


In a case that will challenge the bowels of free speech and censorship and inevitably set a lot of legal precedents, renowned defense attorney Marcus Garbus has been retained by the Electronic Frontier Foundation to represent 2600 (an infamous hacker publication) that is being charged with circumvention of copyright protection systems (17 U.S.C. § 1201(a)(2)), specifically the Contents Scramble Systems (CSS) developed to protect Digital Video Discs (DVDs) against unauthorized access.

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Webtime Now Legal


A court ruled illegal a one-year restriction that would have prevented an employee from working for a competitor.

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Workpoint LLC , a business unit of Transaction Systems Architects, Inc. (NASDAQ: TSAI), provides business software and services that facilitate communication, business process management, data movement, transaction processing, web enablement, and security and systems monitoring across heterogeneous computing systems and the Internet. Since 1991, Insession's solutions have been in use by more than 370 customers in 46 countries worldwide. Insession's customers represent such industries as transportation, telecommunications, banking, securities, other financial services, pharmaceuticals, retail, and healthcare. The company is located in Omaha, Nebraska (US).

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Software Technologies Corporation (STC) Prepares to go Public


Enterprise Application Integration vendor Software Technologies Corp. (STC) announced the filing by the company of a Registration Statement with the Securities and Exchanges Commission relating to the proposed initial public offering of up to $100 million of its common stock.

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U.S. Crypto Laws Relaxed, but Not Enough to Enable Commerce


The revisions the Department of Commerce has announced for U.S. export controls on encryption products will not be enough for U.S. crypto products to gain International acceptance. The U.S. crypto market will fail to reach its revenue potential, and overseas companies and International crypto markets will continue to bask lavishly from bungled U.S. export policy.

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