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This article is part of the August 2005 issue of Betting the house on network anomaly detection systems
The Securities and Exchange Commission may call the shots on SOX, but it can take the bullet like everyone else. Just ask CSO Chrisan Herrod. She's responsible for making sure the agency complies with many of the same standards it enforces. Like any security professional, she has her own war stories, like a recent Government Accountability Office (GAO) report that took SEC to task for not implementing effective electronic access controls. It must be difficult when another agency scrutinizes your compliance controls. [GAO] published a scathing report citing SEC's lack of material controls, but it could never prove there was any financial control problem stemming from a lack of information security controls. In my view, if you have sound controls and sound record keeping, you're taking reasonable steps to comply even if a technological control hasn't been implemented. What is SEC's overall security posture? SEC uses a combination of technology, process and management controls to ensure that we are in compliance with the Federal Information Security Management ... Access >>>
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