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New Protiviti Guide Reviews Impact of Sarbanes-Oxley on Technology Systems and Processes

Complying with Section 404 creates unique challenges for IT departments that are relied upon to implement and monitor numerous systems.
Mar 24, 2004

ITSM Watch Staff

Protiviti Inc., announced the release of its new publication, Guide to the Sarbanes-Oxley Act: IT Risks and Controls. This book contains responses to more than 50 frequently asked questions regarding technology risks and controls as they relate to compliance with Section 404 of Sarbanes-Oxley. It provides valuable information for organizations in the process of establishing internal control over financial reporting, as required by Section 404.

Information technology plays a vital role in helping organizations evaluate the effectiveness of their internal control over financial reporting. This comprehensive guide offers detailed information on the numerous risk and control issues -- at both the entity and business-process levels -- that must be addressed by IT departments and professionals as part of Section 404 compliance efforts.

The guide also reviews required documentation, testing and remediation matters that impact the IT organization as a whole. Specific subjects covered include:

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