Sarbanes-Oxley documentation for administrators

Wednesday, 29 September 2004, 6:41 PM EST

In the shadow of the collapse of several large firms due to accounting irregularities, the U.S. Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002 was created to try to avert such catastrophes in the future at publicly traded companies. While the heart of the act focuses on accountability for the finance department and corporate officers, it has a very real impact on IT departments and administrators. One of the worst situations you can find yourself in is to be unprepared, or under-prepared, for a compliance audit.

In this article, Iíll examine the U.S. Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002 from a systems administratorís viewpoint and look at some tips to help you be better prepared for such an assessment.

By Emmett Dulaney at UNIX Review.

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