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Tuesday, June 20, 2006

Compliance Announcements Show Breadth of Concerns

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