Getting an all-encompassing view of your network as a whole can be extremely challenging, given that your network likely spans a variety of locations and sites. Many regulations require compliance not just for your infrastructure but those of business partners as well. Another consideration is that regulations change and grow as IT capabilities do, making today’s compliant technology out-of-date tomorrow.
This paper presents a broad overview of the major types of compliance required today. In addition, it considers an approach to compliance based on the network as a whole, rather than on specific devices or areas.