Director of Solution Marketing at Lumension Jeff Hughes commented: "As regulations and technology practices have mounted over the years, organizations continue to struggle to keep ahead of the latest requirements. Adding to the compliance chaos is the onslaught of new mandates that are introducing new standards, requirements, processes, controls, and guidelines. Enterprises need a way to link security activities with compliance mandates in order to fill gaps and provide visibility for auditors. Through the UCF, our customers can achieve a more cost effective, streamlined plan, reduce complexity and cut costs of compliance and audit by rationalizing their IT controls through a single framework for a cohesive look into the organization's compliance and risk posture."
"Further, the UCF allows our customers to enhance their compliance and risk management efforts to manage critical risk and comply with multiple industry and global regulations under a single umbrella. I believe it's a great way to provide value-add for our customers by further simplifying regulatory mandates and bringing sanity to the world of compliance chaos."
The UCF includes controls from a variety of regulations and guidelines, including Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX), Basel Data Security Standard (PCI DSS), NASD Manual, HIPAA, FERC Security Program, Uniform Electronic Transactions Act, IRS Revenue Procedure and Federal Rules of Civil Procedure.
"The only way to take full advantage of the UCF is to leverage our common controls in a solution which incorporates the UCF," said Craig Isaacs, CEO of Network Frontiers. "Lumension Risk Manager leverages the UCF to ensure enterprises can get a broad and deep view of their security and regulatory profile, automatically identify key concerns, and remediate ri
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