[LINK] Records Retention: Addressing Insider Threats to Data Integrity

Marghanita da Cruz marghanita at ramin.com.au
Fri Mar 11 09:25:00 AEDT 2011

Tom Worthington wrote:
> Professor Marianne Winslett, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign,
> determine who made them. The US Sarbanes-Oxley Act is perhaps the most
> (in)famous law that addresse are these problems, but it is just one of
> many regulations that require long-term high-integrity retention of
> electronic records, all with the goal of ensuring that societal trust in
> business and government at reasonable cost.

I suggest that the GFC demonstrates the US Sarbanes-Oxley
Act is an excellent example of not seeing the forest for
the trees. Not to mention the cost of compliance...

> Also, can't see the wood for the trees. Focus only on small details and fail to understand larger plans or principles, as in Alex argues about petty cash and overlooks the budget--he can't see the forest for the trees. This expression was already a proverb in John Heywood's 1546 collection.

Marghanita da Cruz
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