What is a SOX Control?

SOX is short for the Sarbanes-Oxley Act, a U.S. federal law that requires public companies to establish and evaluate a set of internal controls over financial reporting, to assure that inves ...
June 26, 2023

Why SOX Compliance is Required

The Sarbanes-Oxley Act is a U.S. federal law that applies to all publicly traded businesses in the United States. It imposes sweeping corporate governance standards on those businesses to im ...
May 5, 2021

Why do Compliance Programs Fail?

Understand why compliance programs fail, and where you can identify failure points and vulnerabilities before they become liabilities.  What is a compliance program? Corporate complianc ...
May 4, 2021
Case Study

Datto Builds Compliance Department Around ZenGRC

February 3, 2021

What are Internal Controls for Cash?

When determining risk management and security policies for your organization, establishing internal controls is a crucial part of the process. Internal control procedures help protect your o ...
January 11, 2021

Why is the Reporting of Control Procedures Required?

Section 404 of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act (SOX), a federal law enacted in 2002, requires every public company to report its internal control procedures for the company's financial statements in ...
November 16, 2020

What is SOX Reporting?

In SOX reporting, the IT department provides the proof that the company is in compliance by demonstrating that the organization has met the necessary data security and financial transparency ...
January 11, 2020

SOX Management Review Controls

The Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002 (SOX) designates management review controls (MRCs) as one of the required internal controls. MRCs are the reviews of key financial information conducted by a ...
November 4, 2019

SOX Compliance and Private Companies

The Sarbanes-Oxley Act is a U.S. federal law; all public companies doing in business in the United States must comply with the regulation. SOX compliance activities include identification an ...
June 10, 2019

What is SOX compliance?

All public companies doing business in the United States must comply with the Sarbanes-Oxley Act (SOX). Co-sponsored by Senators Paul Sarbanes and Michael Oxley, SOX was designed to improve ...
June 10, 2019

What is SOX?

The Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002 (SOX) is a federal law of the United States. SOX was passed by the United States Congress and subsequently signed into law by President George W. Bush. Co-spon ...
June 10, 2019

Preparing for a SOX Audit Using COSO

May 10, 2019