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Build a Penalty-Proof Compliance Program to Survive the 'Regulated Risk' Scenario

Published: 10 October 2013

ID: G00258473

Analyst(s): Andrew Walls


In Gartner's "regulated risk" scenario, enterprises are the primary target for attackers, and governments enforce strong regulations to mitigate threats. Security and risk management strategists should move aggressively toward compliance, and minimize technological and behavioral vulnerabilities.

Table Of Contents
  • Key Challenges


  • Regulated Risk: The Enterprise Is the Target; Governments Call the Shots


  • Build an Aggressive, Comprehensive and Granular Regulatory Compliance Program
  • Watch for Leading Indicators
    • In the Regulated Risk Scenario, the Enterprise Is Under Attack, and the Government Is in Charge
  • Don't Try to Predict a Single Future; Imagine and Prepare for Multiple Possible Futures

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