Complying with government regulations such as Sarbanes-Oxley Act (SOX) and Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) has been a daunting task for IT departments, soaking up huge amounts of time and resources. During this 16-minute podcast, IT consultant Jeff Davis and I examine how IT departments are coping with this monumental task and discuss ways to lessen the pain. Jeff shares his real-world experience helping companies meet their compliance requirements and explores a new compliance-focused IT role—IS Compliance Analyst.
Note: Originally recorded in May 2006, this podcast was part of TechRepublic's Rootcast series.
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Bill Detwiler is Managing Editor of TechRepublic and Tech Pro Research and the host of Cracking Open, CNET and TechRepublic's popular online show. Prior to joining TechRepublic in 2000, Bill was an IT manager, database administrator, and desktop support specialist in the social research and energy industries. He has bachelor's and master's degrees from the University of Louisville, where he has also lectured on computer crime and crime prevention.