Data Security and Privacy
News headlines about the increasing frequency of stolen information and identity theft have focused awareness on data security and privacy breaches—and their consequences. In response to this issue, regulations have been enacted around the world.
The number and variety of regulatory mandates are numerous, and they affect organizations around the globe. Some of the most prevalent mandates include:
Along with the rising number of regulatory mandates is the increased pressure to show immediate compliance. Enterprises are under tremendous time pressure and need to show immediate progress to the business and shareholders, or face reputation damage and stiff financial penalties.
There are three main areas organizations should focus on for protecting information: