Why Your Security Program Needs Continuous Compliance [Blog]
As pretty much anyone will tell you, achieving and maintaining compliance isn’t easy. If it were, we probably wouldn’t be here.
Here’s how the process typically goes…
First, you have to implement controls that align your InfoSec program with a recognized security framework, like SOC 2 or ISO 27001.
But that’s just half the battle. Then, an impartial third party, i.e., an auditor, needs to test your systems to actually prove you’re compliant. In some cases, they need to do this annually.
As I said above, compliance isn’t easy. That’s why so many businesses—including enterprises with dedicated security and compliance teams—suffer from audit fatigue.
One might assume that continuous compliance would be even more complicated than the regular kind.
I’m here to tell you that it isn’t.
First things first. Let’s formally define continuous compliance...