Government regulations generally cause more difficulties for IT consultants than anything else. As the virtual IT department for a company, it is your responsibility to ensure that the company meets all government regulations.
Input is a research group that studies government businesses. They found in their recent study that "almost half of federal IT security executives lack a specific plan to help their agencies meet an October deadline for compliance with the Homeland Security Presidential Directive (HSPD-12)."
According to Glenn Groshans, Symantec's senior director of business opportunities and alliances: "The number of people tuned into storage issues is growing; we see about 75 percent of our [security partners] working with storage now. People are tuned into the fact that they have to plug all their holes, and compliance is a huge driver of that."
Learn more about compliance concerns and IT consulting in the full article (link above).
Posted by Joshua Feinberg