Threat Management Solutions- Integrating Security And Compliance
The advent of technological innovation and the globalization of the business space have made
organizations dependent on technology to collaborate, communicate and share all valuable data and day
to day information through the web and web based applications. These include information sharing via
email, web conferences, blogs and even the social networking sites. However, these technologies also
expose the organizational data to a variety of threats in the form of security breaches, data leaks and
cyber crimes causing heavy losses to the organizations worldwide.
Adequate compliance policies need to be in place to reduce the amount of loss of intellectual property
through data thefts and cyber crimes. Given the diversity of business security needs, visibility and
identification of the risks and access to the tools to manage, are matters of concern. To survive through
this, organizations today opt for threat management wherein, unified security monitoring solutions are
used, while allowing access to the various applications and data required time and again by the users.
A number of IT organizations have forayed into providing integrated IT compliance solutions. These
solutions use a cloud based delivery model and facilitate end-to-end security monitoring coupled with IT
governance and risk management. Though basically used as a cloud based model, these can also be
deployed on the premises.
One of the main advantages of using such threat management solutions is that it provides
integrated IT compliance, which can be built into the framework to support various regulatory
compliances. Further, it can be customized to the country specific compliance regulations and facilitates
automation of all security, audit needs. Integrated with dashboards; this supports cyber security in IT
operations and management with clarity, accountability and transparency across operational platforms.
With flexibility to adopt new governance requirements, it defines the policies and processes to ensure
good return on investment. By reducing the manual process through its automation, it also lowers the
The threat management solutions, with simplicity and streamlined installation, provides identity-
based reports of individuals in a network, facilitating shorter audit and reporting cycles while maintaining
IT compliance regulations across the enterprise.
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