Compliance with strict new government regulations is forcing many organizations to re-evaluate IT strategies, policies and spending plans. The USA Patriot Act, HIPAA and Sarbanes-Oxley weren't aimed at IT, but guess who shares responsibility for safeguarding sensitive data records and archiving communications?
In this new InformationWeek Research report more than 600 business-technology professionals disclose the impact that regulatory compliance is having on their business, processes and IT investments. In addition, learn what steps organizations are taking to ensure compliance with customers, suppliers and business partners.
This report provides perspective from a wide cross-section of industries including those sectors hit hardest by these new regulations the financial services and healthcare industries. Use this report to evaluate your organization's approach to regulatory compliance and determine if these initiatives may provide new opportunities to jump ahead of the competition.
5 Top Federal Initiatives For 2015As InformationWeek Government readers were busy firming up their fiscal year 2015 budgets, we asked them to rate more than 30 IT initiatives in terms of importance and current leadership focus. No surprise, among more than 30 options, security is No. 1. After that, things get less predictable.