Only 28 percent are currently in corresponding projects or have it scheduled for the next few months, the rest sees no need for action or there is still no decision (46 percent) on measures. The companies seem to deal with the issue of euro-SOX very lightly”, interpreted Exagon – Managing Director Joachim Fremmer the restraint in the planning. Also, he believes that on the part of the companies the effectiveness of audit and control systems is considered too optimistic and as a result is a greater than action expected by the company. He points to the ground on another result of the study, according to which only every tenth responsible attaches an essential role IT service management (ITSM) in tackling the euro-SOX requirements. Apparently still too little is known, that a special attention is paid to the information security and documentation of infrastructure including its processes”, judge Fremmer. Also an outstanding importance therefore the ITSM, because it is in all control systems games into it. “He pointed out also that euro-SOX is mandatory, that the assessment by auditor international standards” to be.
This requirement boils down ultimately to have to think the company towards a certification of information technology such as ISO 27001 or ISO/IEC 20000″, judging the company Advisor from Exagon. About Exagon: The Exagon consulting & solutions GmbH has been established since 1994 as an independent IT consulting firm on the market. The business focus is on holistic support of its customers in establishing a professional IT service management, with regard to the strategic, organisational and also operational aspects. This includes Exagon performance portfolio both consulting services such as extensive training. Customers include companies and institutions such as BASF, Bayer, German Defense Ministry, DEKRA, Deutsche Bank, Heraeus, Hessian Centre for data processing, Postbank, T-systems, TuV Sud, Vodafone D2 and the German Woolworth. Exagon consulting & solutions gmbh Heinrich-Hertz-str. 13 D-50170 Kerpen-Sindorf Tel.