Regulatory compliance is climbing the ladder of IT priorities. Respondents to TechTarget's 2014 IT Priorities Survey made this clear: A full 82% reported that their organizations have already established, or plan to implement, a formal program aimed at governance, risk and compliance (GRC) initiatives in the coming year.
Why the gravitation toward GRC? Try an increasing number of regulations, an ever-growing IT security threat landscape and a quickly expanding data footprint, all of which force compliance officers and their ilk to be proactive about protecting their organization's brand, assets and data.
See what compliance professionals have to say about compliance programs and the latest push for GRC.