What is regulatory compliance? According to Wikipedia, “Regulatory compliance describes the goal that corporations or public agencies aspire to in their efforts to ensure that personnel are aware of and take steps to comply with relevant laws and regulations”.
One common feature of the examples I have chosen is that without the maintenance of good (information) security basics, you cannot hope to achieve an acceptable level of regulatory governance.
In other words, implementation and maintenance of good (information) security basics is a necessary part of achieving regulatory compliance.
Peter Wenham is a committee member of the BCS Security Forum strategic panel and director of information assurance consultancy Trusted Management.
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