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Paving the path to the next-generation data centre, SANpulse Technologies, has announced that it has expanded its roster of European channel partners in an agreement with Egeosoft, an enterprise data management provider based in Paris. Egeosoft is teaming with SANpulse to transform French enterprise IT storage environments for greater efficiencies that lower operational and capital costs. Through this partnership, Egeosoft will add the SANpulse SANlogics software platform to its portfolio of offerings. Egeosoft selected SANlogics to streamline large complex data centres with more automated and efficient storage migration, consolidation and optimization processes. This adds to Egeosoft's existing line of products for data privacy, DB2 and SQL Server database load balancing for web applications and other enterprise software and service-based solutions. The company wi... (more)

Bocada Enhances Java-Based Enterprise 4 for Scalability and Compliance Support

Bocada, Inc. provider of data protection management software, announced enhancements to Bocada Enterprise 4 that make it easier for multiple users across large scale organizations to gain critical insight into performance against data management and compliance policies. Enhancements using standards-based Java technology enable the Bocada Enterprise Report Viewer to provide straightforward, secure access to reports via the web, making role-based information delivery to unique users across the corporation a reality. New self-monitoring capabilities ensure customers can prove continuous adherence to regulatory compliance mandates. Bocada will be demonstrating Enterprise 4.0 and highlighting these new features at the Storage Decisions Fall conference at the Hilton New York in booth 112 from September 27-29th. "These new features demonstrate the company's continuing comm... (more)

Carnival Corporation Selects OpenPages SOX Express for Sarbanes-Oxley Compliance

WALTHAM, MA -- (MARKET WIRE) -- 01/17/06 -- OpenPages, the leading provider of enterprise governance, risk and compliance management (GRCM) solutions, today announced that Carnival Corporation & plc has selected OpenPages Sarbanes-Oxley Express (SOX Express) for its Sarbanes-Oxley compliance initiatives. Carnival will deploy SOX Express to automate the company's ongoing test and review of its internal controls documentation in order to reduce the time and resource costs associated with Section 404 and 302 compliance. Carnival Corporation & plc is the largest cruise vacation group in the world, with a portfolio of 12 cruise brands in North America, Europe and Australia, comprised of Carnival Cruise Lines, Holland America Line, Princess Cruises, Seabourn Cruise Line, Windstar Cruises, AIDA Cruises, Costa Cruises, Cunard Line, Ocean Village, P&O Cruises, Swan Hellenic... (more)

dataguise Expands Sensitive Data Discovery and Masking for Enterprises

dataguise (http://www.dataguise.com), an innovator of security solutions for protecting sensitive data across the enterprise, today announced the next generation of the company's popular dataguise security solution - dgdiscoverTM 3.0 and dgmaskerTM 3.0. Version 3.0 is the industry's first integrated solution for comprehensive sensitive data discovery and masking. It is designed to find structured database repositories across the network, search and discover sensitive data in structured databases, and then mask or de-identify to protect sensitive data. With dataguise, organizations now have access to a single product that finds, searches and masks sensitive data across all databases throughout the enterprise. This allows organizations to create corporate masking policies for faster adherence to compliance regulations, lower risk of a data breach, and reduced relianc... (more)

Agiliance Rated "Strong Positive" in Leading Analyst Firm's IT-GRC Marketscope

Agiliance Inc., the leader in integrated Governance, Risk and Compliance, today announced the company received the highest possible rating, "Strong Positive," in Gartner's April 2009 MarketScope for IT Governance, Risk and Compliance Management (IT-GRCM)1. Agiliance was one of ten vendors evaluated on key requirements for the quickly growing IT-GRCM space, including market understanding, customer experience, product strategy, sales execution and operations. According to Gartner, "the IT governance, risk and compliance management (IT-GRCM) market is comprised of vendors that provide software products that help organizations proactively measure and manage their IT technology and process controls." Moreover, "the functions IT GRCM products provide address needs expressed by a majority of the Gartner client base." Agiliance, an award winning company and recognized front... (more)

Agiliance Unified Privacy Management Solution

San Jose, California –  Agiliance Inc., the leader in integrated Governance, Risk and Compliance (GRC), today announced the Agiliance Privacy Manager to the current suite of GRC applications.  This application enables organizations to manage privacy compliance, reduce risk and demonstrate due diligence by proactively assessing privacy risks.  The Privacy Manager is fully integrated on the Agiliance RiskVision platform and provides automation assistance for key privacy management tasks of data classification, privacy compliance assessments, privacy impact assessments (PIA), privacy policy awareness and attestation as well as privacy incident management and reporting. Agiliance Privacy Manager provides critical automation technologies for organizations determined to meet multiple government privacy mandates and manage privacy related risks across a large number of he... (more)

Event in Brazil Brings Together Top Governance, Risk and Compliance Experts

RIO DE JANEIRO, Brazil, Aug. 14 /PRNewswire/ -- The picturesque city of Angra dos Reis (Rio de Janeiro, Brazil) will host from August 14-17 one of the main events in the world on Governance, Risk and Compliance. Organized by Modulo, market leader for IT GRC, the sixth edition of the GRC Meeting will attract Chief Security Officers, experts involved in governance, audit and compliance, as well as many other professionals interested in debating the future of GRC. Through workshops and presentations, attendees will learn how the three letters should be part of any company's core strategy. On the second day of the event, Modulo Risk Manager(TM) (www.modulo.com) users will be able to join the discussion at the Users Group meeting. In it, they will share experiences, suggest new possibilities of improvement for the product and get to know the new features included in the... (more)

Compliance Coach Identifies 23 New Identity Theft Red Flags Based on Recent Cases and Schemes that Millions of Companies Need to Review Prior to Compliance Deadline

Compliance Coach Inc., a provider of automated regulatory compliance solutions to the financial services industry, today announced that it has identified 23 new identity theft red flags and has updated its software, CompliancePal (http://www.compliancepal.com). CompliancePal is the industry’s first software solution to enable compliance with the FACT Act Identity Theft Red Flags Rule. The Federal regulation imposes new responsibilities on businesses to prevent consumer identity theft. The impact is broad and the rule affects every single bank, credit union, mortgage lender, auto dealer, credit card lender, payday lender, landlord, utility company, phone company, and any consumer or small business lender in the country. The compliance deadline is November 1, 2008. Failure to comply can lead to civil money penalty for each violation, regulatory enforcement actio... (more)

SAP Launches Governance, Risk and Compliance Management Business Unit to Lead New, Emerging Market

ORLANDO, Fla., May 17 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- SAP AG today announced the creation of a new business unit to empower customers with end-to-end solutions for governance, risk management and compliance (GRC), offering a holistic alternative to the fragmented GRC point solutions available in the market. With the aim of helping companies make GRC an integral part of their business and IT strategies, the dedicated unit leverages SAP's deep expertise and existing software for wide-reaching compliance requirements such as the Sarbanes-Oxley Act (SOX) in the United States; applications such as SAP(R) Global Trade Services to help companies across diverse industries manage international trade compliance challenges; and solutions for distinct industry demands including emissions standards in chemicals and utilities sectors, FDA requirements for pharmaceutical companies and B... (more)

EMA Research Looks at Success Factors for IT Governance, Risk and Compliance (GRC) Management

BOULDER, Colo., May 28 /PRNewswire/ -- New research from Enterprise Management Associates (EMA) shows that IT governance, risk and compliance (IT GRC) management is increasingly linked to the overall governance of an organization. The study, led by Scott Crawford, EMA research director, looks at the challenges facing IT GRC, the factors that contribute to successful IT GRC deployments and the critical role IT Service Management best practices play in IT GRC success. "There are continued examples, led by the Societe Generale scandal, that illustrate how a lack of IT governance and risk programs can lead to a lack of overall business controls that ultimately results in near-catastrophic outcomes," said Crawford. "IT GRC has become a very loaded term, with incredibly high expectations. Yet, in many cases, it is still loosely defined let alone well understood. This lim... (more)

IT Governance, Risk and Compliance (GRC) Subject of Latest Training Camp Accelerated Learning Course

PHILADELPHIA, Oct. 21 /PRNewswire/ -- Training Camp, the leading developer and provider of accelerated IT and professional development training programs, today announced that the company now offers IT-GRC: a 5-day accelerated training and program that's been designed to meet the needs of companies seeking skills and thorough knowledge of IT compliance, risk management and governance in its IT professionals. "It is becoming increasingly important for companies to be able to not only comply with industry guidelines in terms of their networks and IT infrastructures, but also set up the correct internal framework to maximize security and efficiency within their organizations," said Steve Gaudino, Chief Operating Officer of Training Camp. "Training Camp's new IT-GRC course provides the skills necessary to do just that." The IT-GRC course is provided by Training Camp in p... (more)