Papers from Quocirca
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1. The adoption of cloud-based services
This report examines the issues around the adoption of cloud-based services and looks at the security technology that is being deployed by enthusiasts and why the avoiders are holding back.
2. Next-generation network access control
This report looks at the applied use of Next Generation-Network Access Ccontrol to support IT-Governance Risk Compliance controls, through the lens of three real world case studies in financial services, healthcare and creative media services.
3. A Sustainable Print Agenda
A less-paper office based on an optimised print infrastructure can be a prime enabler for sustainability along with reducing environmental impact while cutting costs. This also drives operational efficiency and improves regulatory compliance.
4. Governance, Risk Management and Compliance (GRC)
An organisation has multiple stakeholders that need to be communicated with or reported to regularly. Ensuring that all the stakeholders' information needs are met requires a holistic approach to managing information - the creation of a GRC platform
5. Printing: a false sense of security?
This paper discusses how secure printing technology can provide authentication, authorisation and accounting capabilities, helping businesses improve document security and meet compliance regulations. Includes new research amongst 150 enterprises.
6. Preparedness for the CRD IV
The CRD brings new reporting structures into place. A business-driven language, the eXtensible Business Reporting Language (XBRL) is a mandated part of how financial organisations across the EU have to submit their reports to the necessary bodies.
7. Conquering the sys-admin challenge
This Quocirca research report presents new data on how well organisations are able to automate their sys-admin procedures, manage the use of privilege and satisfy the requirements of auditors.
8. Dealing with Not For Profit Expenses
All expenses need to be easily reported, not only internally to the NFP, but also to any bodies responsible for overseeing the NFP and to all its donors.
9. Utilising SOA in defence logistics
Defence logistics have multiple touch points with logistics systems operated by civilian and quasi-civilian organisations, and must be able to operate effectively, rapidly and transparently with these systems.
10. You sent WHAT?
The technology exists today to link the use of data to people through enforceable policies. This allows a compliance-oriented architecture to be put in place based on widely accepted information security standards, such as ISO 27001
11. Managing carbon reduction across your data centre assets
In April 2010, many organisations will find that they fall under the UK's new Carbon Reduction Commitment legislation (now known as the CRC Energy Efficiency Scheme).
12. Privileged user management
IT Managers tend to overlook one particular area of IT security, which is the privileged access that they grant to themselves and/or their colleagues in order to do their jobs.
13. "Digital Britain" - opportunities and risks for UK businesses
Digital Britain is the UK government's strategic vision for the UK digital economy. While social inclusion and rights protection are major themes, the plans will also have a significant impact on businesses.
14. Standardised Battlespace SOA
Network Centric Operations (NCO) recognises the demand for pervasive decision-making in the modern battlespace. NCO provides the ability to leverage information networks to generate a more dynamic and agile decision-making space.
15. Content security for the next decade
Those businesses that stay ahead of their competition in the next decade will be those that put the technology in place to allow them to share content widely, but safely.