SOX Plus Five: Compliance Matures

McKendrick, Joe
June 2007
Database Trends & Applications;Jun2007, Vol. 21 Issue 6, p1
The article discusses the governance, risk and compliance management in database management. Sarbanes-Oxley, one of the compliance mandates on U.S.-based businesses, marks its fifth year of existence. The effectiveness of this compliance also regulates the maturity of the companies. Companies used to focus on application-level controls during the early days of the compliance era, but they realized that they should be focusing on something more fundamental, the database itself. Companies started making headway with automating to manage compliance.


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