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  • Enterprise compliance and security: The ties that bind

    Enterprise compliance and security departments sometimes have a fractious relationship, the two essential functions struggling to establish common ground and work together to protect the organization as a whole. In this SearchCompliance handbook, we ... 

  • Cloud information governance: Alleviate risk, stay compliant

    Moving operations to the cloud is an increasingly popular way for organizations to save money and other resources -- and, as many compliance officers have learned, it also requires dramatic changes to organizational policies to establish proper cloud... 

  • Log management tightens data security and IT performance

    Log management is a compliance cornerstone in today's enterprise IT environment. The chief benefit of log management is the way in which it offers IT compliance officers the ability to ferret out malicious behaviors and data security threats posed bo... 

  • Data protection plans for complying with privacy laws

    This e-book, brought to you by and, discusses how to build a successful data protection plan, as well as how to use database security auditing tools, how to secure your mainframe, laptop encryption and more! 

  • EU compliance: What U.S. companies need to know -- and vice versa

    Read this e-book to learn about compliance differences in the U.S. and the EU and you'll be more savvy when it comes to global business standards. Find out the most important considerations for EU compliance and U.S. compliance and the differences be... 

  • Governance, risk, compliance: Policy management methods and tools

    IT managers are looking to governance structures and the discipline of risk management to help them make decisions and create sustainable processes around regulatory compliance. Read this e-book to learn more about risk management and evaluating GRC... 

  • Regulatory compliance for the midmarket: Governance, risk and technology

    Read this e-book to learn about how you can take a proactive approach to regulatory compliance. Because of cost concerns, many midsized companies are tackling one regulation at a time, which ultimately leads to a waste of resources and an increase in... 

  • Generally Accepted Recordkeeping Principles

    Generally Accepted Recordkeeping Principles is a framework for managing records in a way that supports an organization's immediate and future regulatory, legal, risk mitigation, environmental and operational requirements. 

  • risk exposure

    Risk exposure is a quantified loss potential of business actions, and is usually calculated based on the probability of the incident occurring multiplied by its potential losses. 

  • privacy impact assessment (PIA)

    A privacy impact assessment (PIA) is an analysis of how an individual's or groups of individuals' personally identifiable information is collected, used, shared and maintained by an organization. 

  • quiet period

    A quiet period is a measure of time during which corporate insiders are restricted from disclosing information relative to the performance or prospective performance of a company before that information is made public. Quiet periods are mandated in c... 

  • business sustainability

    Business sustainability is the management and coordination of environmental, social and financial demands and concerns to ensure responsible, ethical and ongoing success. In a broader context, social, environmental and economic demands are considered... 

  • information governance

    Information governance is a holistic approach to managing corporate information by implementing processes, roles, controls and metrics that treat information as a valuable business asset. 

  • risk management

    Risk management is the process of identifying, assessing and controlling threats to an organization's capital and earnings. 

  • risk intelligence (RQ)

    Risk intelligence (RQ) is a term used to describe predictions made around uncertainties and future threat probabilities. 

  • U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS)

    The U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) is a federal agency designed to protect the United States against threats. 

  • Basel Committee on Banking Supervision (BCBS)

    The Basel Committee on Banking Supervision (BCBS) is a group of international banking authorities who work to strengthen the regulation, supervision and practices of banks and improve financial stability worldwide. 

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About Managing governance and compliance

Governance and compliance go hand in hand. Get the latest news, advice and commentary on effectively managing the compliance and governance initiatives within your organization.