7 Key Elements to Building a Compliance Program

As cybercriminals continue to evolve their threat methodologies, industry standards and governments have revised their compliance programs and audit criteria. Regulators and auditors have increasingly begun requiring organizations to mature their programs in order to ensure continuous monitoring as well as senior management and board-level oversight.

To meet these challenges, organizations need to create cyber security compliance programs that ease the burdens associated with increasing audit scrutiny; Including documentation, monitoring, and response capabilities. To remain solvent, companies need to mature their compliance programs to protect themselves from the financial, reputational, and operational risks associated with data breaches. This eBook covers seven key elements of building a compliance program.

Key benefits highlighted by the eBook include:

  • The importance of appointing a compliance team/officer
  • Why to engage in risk analysis, and how to document it
  • How important it is to establish cyber security processes and procedures (ie. audit plan)