Microsoft TechNet - New Regulatory Compliance Site 1619

  • The July Technet newsletter highlights a new site devoted to assisting companies in research efforts toward compliance related to five primary regulatory standards, (including SOX). This new site should be used as a complimentary resource with precedence to the official sites first šŸ™‚
    Microsoft TechNet - New Regulatory Compliance Site
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    Regulations and Standards. This section provides an overview of the five major regulations and standards that this guide discusses:
    Sarbanes-Oxley Act (SOX)

    Gramm-Leach-Bliley Act (GLBA)

    Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA)

    European Union Data Protection Directive (EUDPD)

    ISO 17799:2005 Code of Practice for Information Security Management (ISO 17799)

    IT Controls. This section discusses the various types of IT controls, how these controls work in combination, and why they are important components that your organization can use to help meet its regulatory compliance obligations.

    IT Audit Process. This section provides an overview of the IT audit process that auditors use to assess regulatory compliance for most organizations.

    Business Drivers. This section discusses the business drivers for regulatory compliance that include challenges concerning regulatory environment complexity, achieving and maintaining compliance, and the consequences of noncompliance. It also discusses opportunities to establish and improve process, gain competitive advantage, and increase ROI for your organization through time and cost savings.

  • awesome post, thanks Harry.

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