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How To Conduct An IT Compliance Review In 6 Steps
Security Boulevard, September 15th, 2022
Do you want your business to face consequences like fines, federal monitoring, lawsuits, or reputation loss?

That's an easy question: of course not. If you fail your IT compliance audits, you could face these consequences and more.

Conducting your own IT compliance review to identify weak points upfront can give you time to solve them before audit time rolls around. Instead of waiting to discover the flaws in your cybersecurity and IT compliance efforts until it's too late, get a jump-start on the process today.

This post will give you a simple, step-by-step guide you and your team can follow to conduct an IT compliance review for your organization.

Shadow IT may be convenient for users, but it isn't for IT -- especially where security is concerned. Shadow IT discovery finds unmanaged devices and apps.

The acquisition and unauthorized use of hardware, software, services and media by users or groups within an organization is known as shadow IT -- and it's a rampant trend across companies.

Shadow IT often occurs because people want to use the devices and apps they like and are comfortable with rather than the ones available from IT -- and they perceive the IT department as an obstacle or source of delay if they want to get preferred devices and apps approved.

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