In the last week, several online news sources were publishing analyses about the challenges of structuring compliance. One writer observed that, across different industries, compliance executives were facing common compliance challenges. Another analyst talked about the perils and uncertainties of potential compliance with differing legal rules for what will be required to build and maintain effective information security. But no one is talking about the real monster in the room—the capacity of the computer to serve as the definitive, objective, and authoritative witness.
Take a quick look at the headlines announcing virtually any new enforcement action or agreed settlement, whether in the United States or any other nation—time and again, the government agencies are building their case and prosecuting compliance … Read More