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UNIT 10 ASSIGNMENT1Automated Policy Compliance SystemsDEBRA WILLIAMSIS 4550
Organizations today face significant compliance challenges with regulations concerning ITsecurity. In order to maximize compliance efforts, many organizations are moving towardsautomated compliance solutions that address the threat landscape, while simultaneouslysatisfying regulatory mandates.Keeping up with regulations such as the Sarbanes-Oxley Act of2002, the International Organization for Standardization's (ISO's) 27001 Standard, Japan'sPersonal Information Protection Act of 2003, and others has become a significant burden fororganizations around the world. Developing and maintaining compliance has presentedbusinesses with many challenges, such as:Increasing costsoAccording to AMR Research's Spending in an Age of Compliance report,companies spent approximately US $15.5 billion on compliance activities in2005.Multiple regulations every yearoA 2006 Control Path Inc. study, Compliance Progress, found that organizations