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A detailed white paper discussion about enterprise system security and regulatory policies in the workplace.  The paper will cover a Windows-based network with analysis on corporate security policies that directly apply to COBIT security which is a base for the Sarbanes-Oxley Act (SOX) and Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA). The paper will also discuss other corporate security policies and compliances such as PCI compliance, Federal Information Processing Standards (FIPS) security guidelines outlined by the National Institute of Standards and Technology. Other topics of discussion will engage in acceptable usage policies, remote access policies, user account/password policies, firewall policies, their implementation and enforcement from a network and management point.