IT Governance/Compliance

The IT governance and compliance needs of businesses vary widely. For small companies, IT governance is usually an informal process that is utilized for management and maintenance of IT services that support the business. For larger companies and enterprises, IT governance is a framework – an established set of procedures and policies that are applied to technology across the organization to maintain corporate standards and ensure that there is regulatory compliance.

Profolium can be a key partner for your IT governance and compliance needs, as we are able to help identify which framework is best for you. We then assess, plan, and implement these procedures for companies of all sizes.

A governance framework helps you define and enact standards for various important processes. These can include disaster recovery, business continuity, online backup, and business resumption processes. There are dozens of IT governance frameworks that companies can follow and they characteristics are dependent upon their size, industry, and regulations. Some of the most common include: CoBit, ITiL, and ISO 27001.

Regulatory compliance generally drives which governance framework would be best for you to follow. The most common compliance standards include:

  • Sarbanes-Oxley
  • SSAE 16 (Formerly SAS 70)
  • HIPAA
  • Gramm-Leach-Bliley
  • Data Privacy Laws and Regulations