Risk Management Solutions for Sarbanes-Oxley Section 404 IT Compliance

Risk Management Solutions for Sarbanes-Oxley Section 404 IT Compliance

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This work examines how risk management security technologies must prevent virus and computer attacks, as well as providing insurance and processes for natural disasters such as fire, floods, tsunamis, terrorist attacks. It addresses four main topics: the risk (severity, extent, origins, complications, etc.), current strategies, new strategies and their application to market verticals, and specifics for each vertical business (banks, financial institutions, large and small enterprises). This work is a companion book to "Manager's Guide to the Sarbanes-Oxley Act" (0-471-56975-5) and "How to Comply with Sarbanes-Oxley Section 404" (0-471-65366-7).show more

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  • Paperback | 312 pages
  • 188 x 230 x 20mm | 458.14g
  • John Wiley & Sons Inc
  • Hungry Minds Inc,U.S.
  • Foster City, United States
  • English
  • 0764598392
  • 9780764598395
  • 1,795,229

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If your company does business on the Internet, your risks are growing exponentially. Worms, viruses, cracker attacks, mechanical failures, and natural disasters create a climate that compromises performance as well as security. Traditional solutions are too limited to address these risks. You need a strategy designed for today, and this book will help you build one.Understand the risks faced by your particular businessLearn to assess the extent, origins, complications, growth, and potential severity of your risk factorsExamine and analyze strategies already in placeExplore new strategies and their application in various market contextsDevise and implement a solution that is tailored to your enterprise and meets the requirements of Sarbanes-Oxley Section 404show more

About John S. Quarterman

John S. Quarterman has previously coauthored The 4.2BSD Berkeley Unix Operating System1 and its successor edition, as well as The Matrix: Computer Networks and Conferencing Systems Worldwide2 and other books. Mr. Quarterman is CEO of InternetPerils, Inc., an Internet business risk management company that is extending risk management strategies available to business into new areas such as insurance, catastrophe bonds, and performance bonds. He has 26 years of experience in internetworking, beginning with work on ARPANET software at BBN. In 1990, he incorporated MIDS, which published the first maps of the whole Internet and conducted the first Internet Demographic Survey. In 1993, he started the first series of performance data about the entire Internet, visible on the web since 1995 as the Internet Weather Report, which together with the Internet Average and ISP Ratings, were some of the most cited analyses available.show more

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About the Author.Preface.Acknowledgments.Chapter 1: Introduction.Chapter 2: The Risk: Big and Growing Fast.Chapter 3: Solutions and Providers.Chapter 4: Strategies for Affected Verticals.Chapter 5: Banks and Basel II.Chapter 6: Financial Institutions Beyond Quantification.Chapter 7: Large Enterprises: Big Risks, Big Solutions.Chapter 8: Small Enterprises: Surviving Risks.Chapter 9: Internet Service Providers: Bonded and Insured.Chapter 10: Governments: Guarantors of Last Resort.Chapter 11: Insurers and Reinsurers.Chapter 12: Summary: Managing Internet Risk in a Scale-Free World.Index.show more

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