Security compliance is Still a Corporate Headache

Security compliance is still a corporate headache with security and data protection regulations is an eternal burden for IT departments – but it can be made easier

Some things in IT are transient, while others become increasingly important over time and are ever-changing. Such is the case with security compliance.From the early days of data protection laws, the post 9/11 Sarbanes-Oxley Act (SOX) in 2002 and various UK and EU laws and guidelines since, compliance has continued to be a nightmare for IT. In many cases it has also enforced what were considered unholy marriages within a company – IT and finance, security and networking, technical and admin – enough to bring any IT professional out in a cold sweat.

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