Regulatory Compliance Costs: It Pays To Be Secure


The True Cost Of Compliance

Sometimes it pays to be cautious.

That finding was revealed in a collaborative study The True Cost Of Compliance, conducted by the Ponemon Institute and security company Tripwire, incorporating extensive conversations with 160 business leaders across 46 multinational companies in various vertical markets.

Many organizations are facing the daunting task of meeting regulatory compliance requirements with evolving and increasingly stringent laws and policies, while budgeting in new sophisticated technologies in order to do so. But while the endeavor is often time-consuming and expensive, the compliance costs are nothing compared to the harm an organization could suffer if a data breach were to occur from non-compliance.

These and other findings are included in the following slides.