Customer Resource Management (CRM) and marketing are essential parts of today's cellular/wireless retail business. Given the ever-increasing competition for every consumer dollar, being able to develop effective and directed marketing programs can define the longevity of a cellular retailer's success.
The best way to take control of employee management is to automate human resource (HR) processes, including time tracking, schedules, and payroll calculation. This document addresses the key points that cellular retailers, wholesalers, and master agents need to know about implementing and using CellularManager's centralized web-based HR management system.
Making the sale just doesn't do it anymore for success in the cellular retail business. Constantly, retailers are forced to create new streams of revenue. This document addresses the key points and benefits that cellular retailers need to know about accepting bill payments using CellularManager's All-in-One Bill Pay Suite.
Web-based software automation is an essential part in managing business processes in today's cellular/wireless retail environment. An effective solution must have the ability to manage all of a company's operations simultaneously with virtually no interaction by an administrator. This document addresses key points that cellular retailers, wholesalers, and master agents need to know.
Does your business need to safeguard information, keep auditors and regulators satisfied, and improve data quality? Data governance is the answer. This informative video outlines the latest challenges and best practices in data governance. IBM data governance solutions help businesses with:• Audit and reporting • Data architecture/infrastructure • Data quality • Information lifecyle management • Metadata/business glossaries • Organizational design/development • Policy/risk management • Security/privacy/compliance • Stewardship/value creation
The amount of data on business computers has grown astronomically over the past few decades. If a company loses this data, business grinds to a halt. The following tips can help you select the hardware and software you need to safeguard the integrity of your data, guarantee accurate restores, and manage backups without placing an undue burden on IT personnel.
This whitepaper will teach you the necessary steps any organization must take to comply with the Gramm-Leach-Bliley Act (GLBA). Based on the experienced insight of Alex Bakman, Founder, Chairman & Chief Technology Officer at Ecora Software and Khalid Kark, Senior Research Analyst at Forrester Research, this paper discusses how any organization can reduce compliance costs by automating the process of attaining and maintaining proper financial privacy and consumer data safeguard procedures.
A summary of the background of GLBA, the precedents it sets for securing nonpublic consumer information, and the responsibilities it places on senior management and IT departments to ensure customer data is safeguarded.
According to Baseline Consulting, approximately 32% of corporate data is contained in enduser computing (EUC) applications and approximately 68% is stored in IT controlled applications. These EUCs – primarily spreadsheets, PC databases (e.g. Access databases), BI reports, and word documents – are often stored on employee desktops and corporate file shares, and for the most part, are uncontrolled. They lack the proper safeguards and controls one would expect with IT controlled applications, including documentation, version control, back-up and archival, change control, testing, security and access control, and more.
Whether and organization or an individual, identity theft spells a long, expensive, and complex recovery process. However, online identity theft can be prevented with encryption software and advanced password protection.
The data security challenges for financial services providers—from the solo accounting professional to the midsize accounting firm to world’s largest corporation, from CPAs to CFPs to credit counselors—have never been as challenging as they are in today’s turbulent times. And although the large data breaches at the most recognizable companies receive the most publicity, small companies and solo offices can also be victims, according to the Better Business Bureau.
The data security challenges for financial enterprises have never been as challenging as they are in today's turbulent times. Not only must financial enterprises comply with regulations such as SOX, GBLA and PCI along with a multitude of state regulations concerning customer privacy and electronic data security, they must also guard against the staggering costs—both tangible and intangible—that a security breach can incur.
The data security challenges in the healthcare industry have never been as challenging as they are today. Not only must healthcare providers comply with HIPAA regulations concerning patient privacy and electronic data security, they must also guard against identity theft as well more complex scenarios of insurance data theft, medical identity theft and the adulteration of health records.
This guide explains how QualysGuard PC automates the "C" in GRCM by automatically scanning all assets, collecting operating system configuration and application access controls, mapping these to IT policy, and documenting compliance.
The importance of healthcare providers to assure their patients the utmost security, confidentiality and integrity of their sensitive information cannot be understated. This means being HIPAA compliant within every aspect of their practice, with a particular emphasis on the components of their healthcare IT infrastructure
This white paper described elements and best practices of a HIPAA compliant data center. This comprehensive guide spans the administrative, physical, and technical safeguards of the HIPAA Security rule from the physical security and environmental controls necessary of the facility itself, to the requirements needed between a Covered Entity (CE) and the data center provider when outsourcing.
Detailing both the benefits and risks of a third-party partnership, this white paper provides answers to key questions such as what exactly makes a data center HIPAA compliant, what to look for when choosing a service provider to work with, and why a Business Associate Agreement (BAA) is important for establishing accountability with these partners.
Engagement with customers online has evolved from novelty to necessity, with an estimated $202 billion spent in 2011 and projected 10% growth to $327 billion in 2016, according to Forrester Research. Businesses are maneuvering to connect with the growing pool of online customers, but the move to eCommerce brings new security risks with the exchange of sensitive consumer information, including cardholder data and personally identifiable information that can enable identity theft. At stake is reputation of brand, ongoing access to merchant credit lines, and substantial penalties and remediation in the event of a breach.
This white paper elucidates the aspects of PCI DSS (Payment Card Industry Data Security Standards) compliance that must be considered when choosing a secure environment for servers involved in eCommerce. Whether deciding to outsource or keep data hosting in-house, any company collecting, storing or transmitting customer cardholder data needs to be compliant, and this document helps pinpoint the specific concerns and standards a company should be aware of when choosing how to keep their data secure. Understanding requirements and best practices for security policies and procedures, physical safeguards, and security technologies is essential to establishing cardholder data security and meeting QSA and SAQ audit requirements.
In today’s world of explosive data volumes, midmarket companies face a growing number of challenges when it comes to safeguarding data, and today's approaches to backup and data protection are falling short. The Brief outlines HP solutions to meet IT needs for backup appliances that tightly integrate deduplication, data protection and recovery.
This white paper examines how some of the ways organizations
use big data make their infrastructures vulnerable to attack. It
presents recommended best practices organizations can adopt
to help make their infrastructures and operations more secure.
And it discusses how adding advanced security software solutions
from IBM to their big-data environment can fill gaps that
big-data platforms by themselves do not address. It describes
how IBM® Security Guardium®, an end-to- end solution for
regulatory compliance and comprehensive data security, supports
entitlement reporting; user-access and activity monitoring;
advanced risk analytics and real-time threat detection analytics;
alerting, blocking, encryption and other data protection capabilities,
as well as automated compliance workflows and reporting
capabilities, to stop threats.