Strategy: 10 Key Compliance Pitfalls and How To Avoid Them

Apr 11, 2013


Strategy: 10 Key Compliance Pitfalls — and How To Avoid Them

Today, it’s the rare business that doesn’t have some regulation on its radar, whether it’s because the business processes credit cards, handles personal client information, is ­publicly traded, handles medical information, operates on behalf of a national or ­regional government, or any other number of considerations. In fact, not only do most ­organizations have to comply with some regulatory mandate or another, most of them need to comply with multiple regulations. InformationWeek’s 2012 Regulatory ­Compliance Survey found that 71% of the organizations surveyed had more than one compliance requirement that they must adhere to. 

Because regulations are so pervasive, the chances for mistakes are high. In this Dark Reading report, we’ve pulled together the top 10 most pernicious compliance issues — those that occur frequently and that have the potential for significant consequences. While there’s no exhaustive list of everything that can or might go wrong (there are quite literally too many possibilities to mention), understanding the most common pitfalls ­organizations struggle with can help you avoid the same issues. (S6810413)


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