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Improve Your Business Security Posture with the Best IT Compliance Solution

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					   Improve Your Business Security Posture with the Best IT Compliance Solution

IT security and compliance has become the primary driver of security programs and an area that an
enterprise can ill-afford to ignore. Although technology is continually advancing, many companies
approach IT security in a haphazard, and sometimes even in a casual manner. With the growing barrage
of threats that can exploit the weakest security link in the chain, the failure to recognize, evaluate and
alleviate IT risk can set a business up for grave security breaches and financial losses.

To ensure a secure IT Compliance environment and enforce the right compliance regulations you need
to have an understanding of the requirements of your organization. Determining the range of security
threats and their malicious extent can help you control your compliance costs.

Companies today are facing increased scrutiny from regulatory authorities, and privacy and security
practices are a favorite focus for the petitioners. As many companies have to adhere to the regulations
of HIPAA, GLBA, SOX, etc., and standards such as PCI etc.
If a company currently does not have comprehensive information security policy for data protection, it
should be a high priority for management as any security breach can result in huge monetary losses.
Without adequate compliance management and policies in place, organizations sometimes take on
enormous long term risk at the expense of any short term cost advantages.With the increasing
regulatory requirements, it has become necessary for companies to make additional IT investments to
ensure compliance to these regulations as fulfilling the many requirements of compliance is nearly
impossible to do with manual systems.

Information security policies and standards can provide an organization with an accurate security
baseline and the tools to strengthen its security posture. To achieve compliance, every organization
must ensure perimeter defenses, system certifications, auditing, and user involvement. Keeping in
mind the various IT governance, risk and compliance challenges, it is essential for organizations to
establish strong security policies to protect their assets and information. The growing number of
government regulations, industry standards and internal mandates make compliance a difficult and
expensive undertaking.

An effective compliance management solution simplifies and reduces the time required for regulatory
compliance and certification process while providing complete end-to-end automation of all security,
compliance, audit, and risk management needs. Backing the IT security policies with the best
compliance solution helps improve the security posture of an enterprise.


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Description: IT security and compliance has become the primary driver of security programs and an area that an enterprise can ill-afford to ignore. Although technology is continually advancing, many companies approach IT security in a haphazard, and sometimes even in a casual manner.