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Privileged User Monitoring for SOX Compliance
Many companies face the Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX) compliance challenge of monitoring all the data activity of their most privileged users. Those challenges include

controls monitoring  financial data, reporting on controls, and responding to problems. Learn about a database auditing and protection solution that can help capture targeted activities, without impacting the performance of production databases and software.

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ERP for Municipalities

In this model, we assume the municipality controls water, sewers and roads. We assume also that it collects municipal or county taxes and manages many of its own assets such as vehicles and water treatment plant. ERP software for Municipalities nearly always includes Finance, Customer Care and Billing For a complete municipal ERP suite, the following modules are usually included: - Human Resources - Maintenance Management - Asset Management - Project Management ( including Grant Management) - Quality Management - Analytics - Product Technology Of the above, Project and Quality Management modules may not be required for smaller Municipalities.    

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The Challenges of Defining and Managing Governance, Risk Management, and Compliance


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controls monitoring  business predictability by rationalizing controls and risk responses across the enterprise. … Which (Ideally) Manages All Conceivable Risks Risk management applications provide frameworks for identification of risk; analysis of potential impacts and appropriate responses; and the monitoring of mitigating actions and reporting—all in a structured manner. When implemented holistically, more effective risk management practices should be able to improve decision making and create significant value through Read More

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 regulations. However, many companies have a limited perception of risk and struggle to make compliance an enterprise-wide, integrated process. Compliance is no longer a one-time isolated project; it’s an ongoing effort—and you’re just tens steps away from discovering why.

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Managing Performance, Risk, and Compliance for Better Business Results


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Process-based Governance, Risk Management, and Compliance


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Product Value Assessment and Monitoring: Delivering a Substantial Margin Advantage


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Oracle Further Orchestrates Its SOA Forays Part Five: Collaxa Acquisition


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