October 26th, 2020
Security vs. Compliance – The Great Debate
Compliance officials don’t always agree with security professionals on the enterprise spending priorities.
It’s no secret that a great deal of cyber security decisions are driven by compliance guidelines and regulatory demands. Regulation, as it comes with potential penalties, creates an “instant ROI” when investing in the necessary activities and controls.
On the flip side – we know that compliance does not equal security and the gap intensifies when new technologies appear. Regulators lag years behind leading-edge technologies that could potentially make compliance 10X cheaper to execute, easier to operate, and increase an organization’s security posture.
Such is the case with Automated Penetration Testing.