Chapter 15. IT Policy Compliance Systems and Emerging Technologies

IT COMPLIANCE IS EXTREMELY IMPORTANT to organizations today. A lot of time and energy goes into ensuring that security policies cover what is important to an organization. These policies help an organization comply with laws, standards, and guidelines. Implemented properly, they also reduce outages and increase the organization's mission capability.

Baselines are often used to deploy security policy settings. The baseline ensures that all affected systems have the same security settings. Imaging technologies allow a single system to be used as the baseline for newer systems. All new systems receive the image created on this source system. Imaging reduces the time required to configure ...

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