“It takes all the running you can do just to stay in the same place.”

The Red Queen, Alice in Wonderland24

Compliance can be characterized as a series of character-building endeavors. Regulations and standards change, as do enterprises, people and technology. Compliance thus involves real, hard work, but at the end of the day, it is, but a baseline set of behaviors for securing a level of trust to conduct business.

It can be foolhardy to think that the paradigms or frameworks that we have erected fully encapsulate reality. As new threats evolve, so too must our security postures. The penultimate question that needs to be asked and re-asked is: in the midst of all this work, where are we this time next year, or the year ...

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