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Re: Is subversion SOX (sarbanes-oxley) compliant?

From: Daniel Berlin <dberlin_at_dberlin.org>
Date: 2005-09-07 18:51:22 CEST

On Wed, 2005-09-07 at 12:36 -0400, Joshua.White@hartfordlife.com wrote:
>
> All,
>
> I am trying to put together a case to use subversion instead of PVCS
> at my company (If you could point me to any resources on this, I
> would appreciate it!) I have been receiving a lot of push back about
> subversion having security vulnerabilities. See the following:
>
> http://secunia.com/ (http://secunia.com/search/?search=SVN)
> or
> http://www.cve.mitre.org/
> (http://www.cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvekey.cgi?keyword=SVN)
>
> As you can expect, managers want our SCM to be SOX compliant. PVCS
> claims to be SOX compliant. Is subversion SOX compliant?

This question is non-sensible, since SOX is not about what products you
use, but about the processes and controls in place.

You can certainly be SOX compliant using Subversion, if you wanted to.
--Dan

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