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The Hidden Corporation: A Data Management Security Novel by David Schlesinger

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Nancy met Basel in the hallway outside Thomas Talmans door and stood silently as others gathered around. The Chief Financial Officer, Sam Ashton, and Corporate Legal Counsel, Dan Webster, walked up together. A few technical people holding printed reports were standing there already, but said little. The CIO was not there. At precisely 8:00 AM, Sam knocked on the CEOs door.

Basel knew the purpose of this meeting was to update the CEO on new governance controls for assuring successful Sarbanes-Oxley compliance audits, as well as adherence to Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP), which require oversight of any potential conflict of interest.

The meeting started with the various team leaders describing the ...

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