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Regulatory compliance is a concern among many - if not most - organizations these days. Getting and staying compliant according to industry and government mandates is complicated. The regulations themselves are complex, they often conflict with other business and technology concerns, and they require a level of staffing and expertise that organizations often lack internally. If you're having trouble when it comes to compliance, you're not alone. Indeed, organizations often share the same compliance pain points. In this Dark Reading report, we list the most common issues that organizations run up against and provide recommendations for overcoming or even avoiding them.
Risk is a factor in any enterprise, and managing that risk is always a challenge. In regulated industries, however, the challenge is heightened by goals that sometimes overlap but more often do not. In this Dark Reading report, we examine the general considerations organizations must make when putting risk into a compliance context, as well as recommend specific strategies for leveraging organizational risk management work to achieve compliance goals.
In most industries, compliance mandates can feel like more of an annoyance than a necessity. In the energy business, strict compliance mandates could be all that stands between business as usual and a catastrophic, long-term power outage. Standards regulating the smart grid, are rightly stringent and often difficult to meet, but they can be modified and leveraged by organizations in all industries to lock down corporate and customer assets.