Managing employer compliance can be a tedious task, but it’s a highly visible, important way that the human resources department minimizes risk for the business and keeps the workforce running smoothly. Use this guide to stay informed about employment laws, reporting rules, and developing workforce compliance issues that may impact your organization. We’ll help you navigate ten crucial mandates, explaining the obligations and compliance considerations you need to be aware of in order to take on your responsibilities.
NAVEX Global commissioned an independent third party study of over 300 Ethics and Compliance senior level decision makers in compliance, HR, legal and risk roles across multiple industries, to understand how they are allocating their budgets and which activities are contributing to their program success. Download this spending research report to benchmark your program and use these key lessons from your peers to boost your ethics and compliance programs' effectiveness.
Read how the NetApp Distributed Content Repository Solution is an efficient and risk-reducing active archive solution. Based on customer data, Forrester created a composite organization and concluded that the NetApp Distributed Content Repository delivered a three year ROI of 47% with a payback period of 1.3 months. The key benefits are reduced risk of losing unregulated archived data, denser storage, storage solution efficiency, and compliance for regulated data. The study also provides readers with a framework to do their own financial impact evaluation.
Businesses are experiencing a dramatic increase in spam and email-based attacks. These assaults not only hurt employee productivity, they consume valuable IT staff time and infrastructure resources. These threats can also expose organizations to data leaks, compliance issues and legal risks.
Trend Micro's SaaS email security solution blocks spam, viruses, phishing, and other email threats before they touch your network, helping you reclaim IT staff time, end-user productivity, bandwidth, mail server storage and cpu capacity. Optional content filtering enforces compliance and helps prevent data leaks.
Published By: Brainloop
Published Date: Jan 04, 2012
This white paper by Michael Rasmussen, J.D., CCEP, OCEG Fellow, describes the risks introduced by current document sharing practices, and how compliance and IT security must work together to mitigate information risk while improving their organizations' efficiency and competitiveness.
Published By: Brainloop
Published Date: Jan 04, 2012
This white paper by Cheryl Klein analyzes 10 questions that help you identify potential compliance risks in your company. The 10 different scenarios illustrate smart, cost-effective strategies for SOX, PII, and HIPPA compliance issues where information must be kept confidential.
Published By: Mimecast
Published Date: Sep 30, 2008
Infrastructures of potentially dozens of servers have built up around corporate email systems to provide better governance, reduced risk and improved legislative compliance - anti-virus, anti-spam, attachment handling, encryption, disclaimers, archiving and hot-standby mail servers to name a few.
Information technology (IT) security is indispensable to an organization's ability to conduct business and achieve its objectives. Security requirements affect almost every business process and system, and successful security measures help protect a business’ brand value, stakeholder confidence, risk management strategies, and compliance status. Requirements vary among industries, geographies, and regions, but the need to protect privacy, retain important data, and facilitate e-discovery are common to all. This paper provides an overview of the regulatory landscape and identifies steps to take for defining a flexible compliance strategy.
Published By: Intralinks
Published Date: Oct 30, 2014
While file sharing proliferates in the enterprise environment, the unsecure and unsanctioned deployment of file sharing technologies poses significant risk to organizations.
Extensive new research conducted by Ponemon Institute in North America and Europe, sponsored by Intralinks, reveals that individuals are behaving badly, organizations are addressing the challenges inadequately, and IT professionals feel a loss of control.
Here is just a sample of the results:
Half of all respondents lack the confidence to deal with risky file sharing practices
62% of respondents accidently sent files to unauthorized individuals outside the organization
70% of organizations do not conduct regular audits to determine if file sharing activities are in compliance with regulations
Download this research report now to find out:
The extent of the risk associated with unsecure file sharing
The individual behaviors driving and organizational responses to information lossThe key considerations for secur
Published By: Intralinks
Published Date: Jan 16, 2015
The increased mobility of the workforce is changing the way we work. Business users want the flexibility to share and collaborate on content that drives their business while IT needs to ensure the security of that data, no matter where it goes. An effective enterprise collaboration solution must consider people, processes and technologies to be effective, but where to begin?
This comprehensive Buyer’s Guide offers guidance on how to develop your organization’s requirements with regard to:
Risk management – avoiding data breaches and loss of information that can result in non-compliance
Business productivity - allowing for secure collaboration while enabling teams to work anywhere on any device
IT efficiency - supporting the full breadth of external business content requirements while integrating with existing applications and protocols
This Buyer’s Guide offers a holistic approach for your evaluation process by examining the granular aspects of enterprise file sharing, as well as i
First launched in 2011, the Anti-Corruption Benchmarking Report aims to give compliance officers a comprehensive view of the "ABC" (anti-bribery and corruption) risks they have, the resources they have to fight them, and how those resources are implemented into compliance programs.
The results give compliance officers a view into the anti-bribery and corruption threats they face and share resources for creating a risk-based compliance program. Download the report to learn more.
Uncertain times and a volatile economic climate have contributed to an expanding focus on corporate governance, risk, and compliance (GRC) across all industries. As global mandates and compliance directives continue to snowball, organizations are faced with an imminent need to adopt a programmatic approach and tightly integrate risk management initiatives with ongoing business processes. Business intelligence and reporting also provide a powerful mechanism for gaining a deep understanding of key factors that impact corporate performance.
To achieve PCI DSS compliance, you must identify and remediate all critical vulnerabilities detected during PCI scans. Threat Manager streamlines this process by providing simple, actionable reports that detail vulnerabilities and recommendations. There is also a Dispute Wizard that helps document compensating controls that are in place to remediate specific vulnerabilities. PCI scans include the following reports: Executive Summary: Overview of scan results and a statement of compliance or non-compliance. Vulnerability Details: Provides a detailed description, list of impacted hosts,risk level and remediation tips for each vulnerability found. Attestation of Scan Compliance: Overall summary of network posture, compliance status and assertion that the scan complies with PCI requirements.
To achieve PCI DSS compliance, you must identify and remediate all critical vulnerabilities detected during PCI scans. Threat Manager streamlines this process by providing simple, actionable reports that detail vulnerabilities and recommendations. There is also a Dispute Wizard that helps document compensating controls that are in place to remediate specific vulnerabilities. PCI scans include the following reports: Executive Summary: Overview of scan results and a statement of compliance or non-compliance. Vulnerability Details: Provides a detailed description, list of impacted hosts, risk level and remediation tips for each vulnerability found. Attestation of Scan Compliance: Overall summary of network posture, compliance status and assertion that the scan complies with PCI requirements.
This paper explains SAP’s vision for a cross-enterprise governance, risk and compliance (GRC) solution and the benefits it can provide, defines key terms, and discusses what to look for when evaluating GRC software options.
Increased regulatory requirements, the need for transparency, and the desire to better manage and mitigate risks have combined to make Governance, Risk, and Compliance (GRC) top of mind for both business and Information Technology (IT) executives. Business managers and IT security managers must work collaboratively and continuously to control access and authorization, guarding against fraud and mistakes, while providing the clear visibility that is prerequisite for sound corporate oversight to ensure profitability and compliance.
Learn the reasons why a holistic view of risk in your company is essential in times of financial turbulence - and how many companies are adding value through governance, risk, and compliance (GRC) initiatives. (Economist Intelligence Unit, 2009)
Most organizations find managing risk and compliance a challenge - but the rewards for doing so well can be considerable. By putting the right processes, systems and controls in place, you can gain visibility into decisions taken all across the enterprise - and protect both corporate performance and reputation.
In today's heightened competitive and regulatory environment, an organization's fortunes can rise or fall based on the effectiveness of its financial systems, particularly those that drive its performance management. Organizations today are looking to optimize these systems, at the core of which are financial consolidation and planning.
Privileged access management can not only reduce your enterprise’s exposure to these risks but also improve IT reliability and reduce IT costs.
Download the white paper: Three Important Reasons for Privileged Access Management (and One Surprising Benefit). You’ll discover how a privilege access management solution can ensure:
• Comprehensive compliance such as the Sarbanes-Oxley Act for responsible governance.
• Ensure business integrity and responsible business processes.
• Tackle security risks, both inside and outside the organization.
• Realize bottom-line IT cost benefits.
This white paper describes how real organizations have handled these challenges and how a strong and reliable messaging solution like Quest Recovery Manager for Exchange could have mitigated risk, reduced cost, and improved regulatory compliance.
Drivers for cloud solutions include the need to innovate, simplify and cut costs. Users say a key benefit cloud-based security is no need to deploy equipment or software. The cloud provider furnishes and hosts everything in secure data centers. This arrangement lets your business avoid capital expenses and to control ongoing costs.
This paper describes how your small or medium-sized company can manage IT risks and maintain regulatory compliance with minimal staff and budget.
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