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Smart Business Intelligence Solutions with Microsoft® SQL Server® 2008 by Kevin S. Goff Lynn Langit Davide Mauri, Sahil Malik, and John C. Welch

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Auditing and Compliance

When you begin your BI development efforts, you can choose to work with a copy of production data. If you do that, you might have to maintain certain pre-established standards for data access. Usually, auditing records are used to prove whether these standard have been met. Some examples are HIPPA compliance (for health care records) and SOX (or Sarbannes-Oxley, for businesses of a certain size and type). Of course not all industries have such rigorous requirements. However, as problems such as identity theft grow in scale, protecting data in all situations becomes increasingly important. We’ve encountered several unfortunate situations where key company data was compromised—that is, read, copied, altered, or stolen—during ...

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