Top Reasons Compliance Programs Fail and How to Minimize Exposure

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Compliance Mapping Madness

Compliance Challenge #3: Compliance Mapping Madness

Too many compliance professionals get bogged down trying to make sense of their IT, privacy, physical security, records management and supply chain requirements. They spend countless hours mapping specific controls to compliance efforts in a piecemeal fashion: regulation statement by regulation statement.

To automate and streamline this time-consuming and maddening process, organizations must adopt tools that enable them to sort through up-to-date demands, figure out which controls they need to implement, and understand how they overlap, quickly and efficiently.

Companies are struggling to understand and implement the right policies and controls to meet ever-evolving compliance mandates. Yet strict adherence to individual compliance standards means they've likely implemented controls they do not need, while inadvertently leaving out important controls necessary for an effective program. This cookie-cutter approach can actually leave organizations more exposed than ever before to potential security risks and controls failures.

In this slideshow, Unified Compliance CEO, Craig Isaacs, explores current compliance gaps, major compliance challenges and practical tips to create more effective compliance programs.


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