Repetition

Information security standards and regulations.

  • Many common control requirements are shared
  • Multiple control owners engage in the same actions
  • Multiple independent assessments evaluate the same processes

Financial Cost

Managing multiple standards can be costly.

  • Multiple sourcing and procurement are often individually quoted
  • Multiple vendors leads to higher management costs
  • Finance Department required to interact with numerous vendors

Time

Multiple assessments can mean less time to focus on business.

  • Preparing the assessment and sourcing quotes
  • Hosting the assessors in your offices and premises
  • Gathering evidence and remediating conflicting audit findings

Complexity

Multiple security standards can be difficult to manage.

  • Length and complexity of passwords can differ
  • Training staff on the requirements of each standard
  • Multiple organisation interactions and numerous compliance tracking systems