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U.S. Crypto Laws Relaxed, but Not Enough to Enable Commerce
The revisions the Department of Commerce has announced for U.S. export controls on encryption products will not be enough for U.S. crypto products to gain

federal bureau  a different perspective, U.S. federal agencies could harness the talent and advancements they are hindering, by using appropriate tax dollars to enlist the assistance of expert cryptographers towards a common goal of safety, security, and economic prosperity. It is only after domestic law enforcement agencies learn to work with expert cryptographers, instead of against them, that we will be better able to thwart technology exploitive behavior . Recommendations The Bureau of Export Administration needs to

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Fighting Terrorism with Global Trade Management


The challenge for government and industry is to secure trade without impeding growth. Therefore, there is a greater need for timely information updated by knowledgeable sources of compliance and regulation issues. Global trade management software appears to be the best solution.

federal bureau  federal agencies and 170,000 federal employees. A result of the legislation is the need for shippers, carriers, and ports to introduce technology to better coordinate global trade processes. New transportation and trade security legislation has instituted far stricter compliance and asset tracking requirements, making technology vital to meeting the demands of these regulations. For shippers before 9/11, process was all about getting as much work done as possible prior to reaching the border. Manually key Read More

Vendors Jostle and Profess Economic Stimulus Readiness - Part III


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The Greening of SaaS


Traditionally, the advantage of software as a service (SaaS) is that it reduces the costs involved in installing, deploying, and supporting stand-alone software. But recent “green” initiatives have shed light on another benefit: with no hardware to purchase or software to run, SaaS applications require less energy than their on-premise counterparts. Learn how your company can benefit from the “greening” of SaaS.

federal bureau  billion in state and federal grants and state incentives directly related to energy efficiency and conservation. Typical phases in going green The overall process involves three major phases, each of which is divided into multiple subtasks. Those three major phases are: Assessment: Investigate the situation, and analyze and document resource consumption and waste production. Planning: Look for efficiencies, improvements and reductions, then decide how best to specify, fund, schedule and manage their imp Read More

How To Mitigate Holiday Cybercrime


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federal bureau  for your records. The Federal Mail/Telephone Order Merchandise Rule covers orders made over the Internet. This means that unless stated otherwise, merchandise must be delivered within 30 days, and if there are delays, the company must notify you. Read More

Callaway Golf Selects Kronos Cloud for Mobile Global Workforce


Callaway Golf Company, a manufacturer of premium golf equipment, recently selected the Kronos Cloud to globally standardize workforce management (WFM) processes. The solution will integrate with Callaway Golf's SAP ERP system to improve the overall accuracy of labor data entering the back-office system.

federal bureau  Golf Selects Kronos Cloud for Mobile Global Workforce Callaway Golf Company, a manufacturer of premium golf equipment, recently selected the Kronos Cloud to globally standardize workforce management (WFM) processes. Kronos’ Workforce Central time and attendance (T&A) and absence management applications are envisioned to accurately collect data for employee time worked and minimize compliance risks associated with leave laws. The solution will integrate with Callaway Golf's SAP ERP system to Read More

For a Million Gallons of Glue Find a Marketplace on Steroids


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Not Just Words: Enforce Your E-mail and Web Acceptable Usage Policies


Unmanaged employee use of e-mail and the Web can subject your organization to costly risks including litigation, regulatory investigations, and public embarrassment. Responsible organizations should deploy clearly written acceptable usage policies (AUPs) for e-mail and Web usage, supported by employee training and enforced by technology solutions. Find out how to develop and enforce e-mail and Web AUPs in your workplace.

federal bureau  liability for violations of federal securities laws. From securities fraud, to jumping the gun, selective disclosure, and forward- looking statements, public companies must ensure that employees do not use email to disclose proprietary insider information, transmit untrue content, or otherwise violate securities laws.2 Best Practice: For public companies and regulated firms, it is particularly important that email and web usage is managed in accordance with the company's written acceptable usage policies Read More

Securing Visitor Access through Network Access Control Technology


The network infrastructure in today’s enterprises faces incredible challenges as both business processes and workforce requirements evolve. Furthermore, large public enterprises are hosting exponentially higher numbers of financial auditors due to US federal regulations, especially Sarbanes-Oxley. This has caused a heightened need to ensure that the network remains safe, while still permitting auditors and their unknown devices to remain productive.

federal bureau  auditors due to US federal regulations, especially Sarbanes-Oxley. This has caused a heightened need to ensure that the network remains safe, while still permitting auditors and their unknown devices to remain productive. Read More

NetSuite Tackles Cloud Payroll


NetSuite announces NetSuite Premier Payroll Service, empowering multi-site enterprises in the U.S. to have improved efficiency, visibility, and flexibility in managing their payrolls.

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Entrepreneurship Is Risky Business: How to Avoid 10 Pitfalls


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How Does Fortiva Meet FRCP Requirements?


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federal bureau  adopting one. To meet Federal Rules of Civil Procedure (FRCP) requirements, businesses must create and enforce a clear corporate messaging policy. With Fortiva’s on-demand archiving solution, your legal team can easily develop e-mail policies—making compliance with legal discovery demands much easier. Read More

Vendors Jostle and Profess Economic Stimulus Readiness - Part I


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federal bureau  a mix of increased  federal appropriations , expanded  mandatory spending , and  tax cuts . Major policy objectives included in ARRA are the following: mitigate the effects of the economic downturn on low-income and unemployed folks (via extending unemployment benefits, food stamps, etc.) prevent state budget cuts in social and educational services (i.e., keep teachers, firemen, and policemen at work) invest in transportation and water infrastructure increase emphasis on  renewable energy , Read More

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federal bureau  were established by several federal agencies for implementation of the Act, including deadlines for compliance. Security Technology Focus This paper focuses on the Act's digital security requirements, especially security audits and vulnerability management. Security rules and guidelines are to assure people that the confidentiality and privacy of financial information electronically collected, maintained, used, or transmitted is secure ' especially when financial information can be directly linked to an Read More

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federal bureau  Insurance Chooses MAS 500 for Integration Capabilities For ten years, California (US)-based Westwood Insurance used an off-site bureau for all accounting, financial, and insurance data management. In 1996, the rapidly growing division of the century-old company decided to bring its systems in-house in order to improve productivity and cost effectiveness. After an evaluation of three accounting systems, the company turned to MAS 500. Read More