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Entries from August 2008

Fraud Proof Your Company, by Bill Brenner

August 25th, 2008 · No Comments

To my colleagues in the technology, audit, and security field: The Association of Certified Fraud Examiner conference in July this year was a huge success.  For anyone in the business of attesting, securing, or managing the integrity of an organization this conference is for you.  Bottom line – the conference is a constant learning environment.  […]

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Tags: Fraud · iso27001 · Operations Resiliency · Oyster · Technology Strategy Orchestration · Tone at the Top

Hackers attack Georgia

August 13th, 2008 · No Comments

In the Wall Street Journal and on several online resources there is documented evidence that an information attack was launched against the country of Georgia and its government systems.  This attack coincided with the Russian offensive.  The implications of this attack are tremendous and shift the theory beyond information cyberwarfare to practical lessons.  A few […]

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Tags: Incident Response Capability · Monitoring and Performance Reviews · Operations Resiliency · Risk Awareness · Security and Assurance · Sustain Operations

SOX is 6… scathing review by Chase Cooper Regulatory News

August 4th, 2008 · No Comments

July 30th marked the anniversary, and among the numerous dissertations on the legislation and its one year review I caught this short news release.  The release highlights three very important points that every Executive and Practitioner should be aware of – The Upcoming Case on the Constitutionality of SOX The Lack of Compliance by Audit […]

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Tags: Policy and Procedures · Tone at the Top