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Leveraging BMC Log Master for DB2 to Achieve SOX Compliance (J03)

Topic: DB2 for z/OS

Subtopic: 2007



DATE: 2007-5-7 (01:40 PM - 02:40 PM)
SPEAKERS: Rick Weaver (BMC Software)

The Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX) Act of 2002, along with other legislation, has placed an increasing emphasis on the role of IT in financial reporting for most companies. One critical piece of the SOX act (section 404) is most cited in IT industry magazines. That section discusses the need for controls on access to financial data - including controls regarding the IT infrastructure that manages and controls access to that data. This presentation provides an overview of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act and other related legislation, and discusses how BMC Software’s Log Master for DB2 can help you ensure SOX compliance. Techniques on using this tool for "RAD" purposes -- Recovery, Audit, and Data migration will be covered in detail.

EXP. LEVEL: Intermediate

OBJECTIVES:

Describe in detail what Sarbanes Oxley is and why DB2 DBAs should care about SOX

Identify functionality required to help meet SOX requirements for auditing access to corporate financial data

Describe at a high level the features and functions of BMC's Log Master for DB2 product

Drill into detail on leveraging Log Master functionality to meet SOX requirements

Provide tips and techniques on Log Master implementation and additional product features



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