IT Compliance and Risk Management: Trends, Challenges, and Best Practices
The rising cost of compliance, along with the severe penalties that can result from non-compliance-leaves many organizations struggling to meet their compliance requirements in a timely and efficient manner. As today's highly-distributed organizations face increasing compliance complexity from the growth of regulations, ad hoc approaches to compliance can expose these organizations to significant risks. As if these fundamental challenges weren't enough, organizations must also evaluate the security implications of new technologies such as virtualization, cloud computing, and Web 2.0. While each of these technologies offers significant potential business benefits, they also introduce a new set of security risks.