Re: Sorbanes Oxley for dummies? -- more questions

  • From: Jared Still <jkstill@xxxxxxxxx>
  • To: Hemant K Chitale <hkchital@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Mon, 17 Jan 2005 10:59:54 -0800

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On Sat, 15 Jan 2005 16:39:28 +0800, Hemant K Chitale
<hkchital@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> >Auditors require personal accountability, which requires personal accounts.
> >
> That would then include Auditing every action by these accounts.

Not necessarily.  Pleasing auditors so they will sign off on your
financial accountability
and doing the right thing are not the same thing.  Think Venn diagram.

> >  Ours identified critical systems, and those are the systems that are
> > audited.
> Yes, I would expect that too.  However, somewhere along the line we have
> got the impression that implementation of controls has to be the same across
> all systems.

Not for SarbOx compliance.

Jared Still
Certifiable Oracle DBA and Part Time Perl Evangelist

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