Gartner Research

Compliance Is No Longer a Primary Driver for IT Risk and Security

Published: 23 July 2013

ID: G00247517

Analyst(s): John A. Wheeler , Paul Proctor


Compliance is no longer a primary driver for IT risk and security. It is just one of many risk domains that CIOs should address in a mature risk management program and approach.

Table Of Contents
  • Key Challenges



  • Stop Trying to Be Compliant, Because That Isn't What the Laws Require Anyway
  • Stop Chasing Your Tail on Specific Regulations — Regulatory Distraction Must End
  • Stop Being a Rule Follower and Become a Risk Leader

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