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This article is part of the May 2005 issue of Keeping on top of risk management and data integrity essentials
EXPOSE Our survey finds that enterprises are spending big on management systems to meet regulatory requirements. Top Security Priorities Big Brother is not only watching your security; he is driving the adoption of key technologies that help bring order to the chaos of compliance and management. "Even though it's a hassle keeping up with the regulations, it's really wonderful because I haven't seen a regulation that asked us to do something that we didn't have to do already," says Wayne Proctor, CISO at Certegy. "What's being asked for are things that I've always wanted to get in the program." SOX, GLBA, HIPAA, SB 1386, Basel II and scores more regulations have become integral parts of the security lexicon. Since the inception of SOX, enterprises have been racing to beef up their security to improve corporate governance, ensure the integrity of data and prevent breaches that could result in huge fines and, worst-case scenario, jail time. The Heat Index TheInfoPro interviewed 179 Fortune 1000s about their purchasing plans for IT security products and services... Access >>>
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