Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX) Act Data-at-Rest Security Compliance
Thales assists in data security compliance with Sarbanes Oxley Act, which regulates financial reporting and auditing of publicly traded companies.
The Sarbanes-Oxley Act (SOX) regulates financial reporting and auditing of publicly traded companies. The law establishes strict requirements for reporting, disclosure, and internal controls and defines penalties for non-compliance. The SOX Act forms a structure for corporate governance, establishing higher levels of fiscal accountability for U.S. businesses. Company officers could face criminal litigation and penalties if their enterprise is found to be non-compliant.
Sections 302 and 304 of the Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX) Act set standards related to data protection, applying to US public companies and accounting firms.
Thales can help organizations meet Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX) compliance requirements through:
Sarbanes-Oxley Act section 404 has two major compliance requirements:
Sarbanes-Oxley Act section 302 expands this with compliance requirements to:
The SOX compliance requirement implications for public companies to protect data are:
Thales can help your organization comply with Sarbanes-Oxley through:
The first step in protecting sensitive data is finding the data wherever it is in the organization, classifying it as sensitive, and typing it (e.g. PII, financial, IP, HHI, customer-confidential, etc.) so you can apply the most appropriate data protection techniques. It is also important to monitor and assess data regularly to ensure new data isn’t overlooked and your organization does not fall out of compliance.
Thales’ CipherTrust Data Discovery and Classification efficiently identifies structured as well as unstructured sensitive data on-premises and in the cloud. Supporting both agentless and agent-based deployment models, the solution provides built-in templates that enable rapid identification of regulated data, highlight security risks, and help you uncover compliance gaps. A streamlined workflow exposes security blind spots and reduces remediation time. Detailed reporting supports compliance programs and facilitates executive communication.
Thales Access Management and Authentication solutions provide both the security mechanisms and reporting capabilities organizations need to comply with data security regulations. Our solutions protect sensitive data by enforcing the appropriate access controls when users log into applications that store sensitive data. By supporting a broad range of authentication methods and policy driven role-based access, our solutions help enterprises mitigate the risk of data breach due to compromised or stolen credentials or through insider credential abuse.
Support for smart single sign on and step-up authentication allows organizations to optimize convenience for end users, ensuring they only need to authenticate when needed. Extensive reporting allows businesses to produce a detailed audit trail of all access and authentication events, ensuring they can prove compliance with a broad range of regulations.
The CipherTrust Data Security Platform is an integrated suite of data-centric security products and solutions that unify data discovery, protection, and control in one platform.
Thales High Speed Encryptors (HSEs) provide network independent data-in-motion encryption (Layers 2,3 and 4) ensuring data is secure as it moves from site-to-site, or from on-premises to the cloud and back. Our HSE solutions allow customers to better protect data, video, voice, and metadata from eavesdropping, surveillance, and overt and covert interception—all at an affordable cost and without performance compromise.
Luna HSMs from Thales provide a hardened, tamper-resistant environment for secure cryptographic processing, key generation and protection, encryption, and more. Available in three FIPS 140-2 certified form factors, Luna HSMs support a variety of deployment scenarios.
In addition, Luna HSMs:
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