Today’s organizations believe that continuous compliance builds trust

74 percent

believe compliance requirements are a “very” or “extremely” effective way to keep data secure¹

2 hours

are wasted daily by IT decision makers looking for relevant data²

69 percent

of respondents surveyed stated that compliance mandates were a factor driving security spending³

Compliance is a challenging part of doing business today

Getting a full picture

Getting a full picture

Proving compliance isn’t always an easy task. Gathering the detailed information needed from across the enterprise, pulling from a range of resources and disparate systems can be confounding.

Coordinating reporting and matching it back to the requirements – some of which change frequently – can be time consuming if you don’t have the right visibility.

The challenge of complexity

The challenge of complexity

More systems, more data. The complexity of technology is always increasing, but budgets and staff sizes never seem to keep up. 


And compliance regulations seem to evolve just as quickly, leaving IT, security and compliance teams constantly struggling to meet baselines, let alone get ahead of those basic requirements. 

Compliance takes knowledge

Compliance takes knowledge

Constantly reacting to compliance mandates or updates to the requirements can seem exhausting, and most teams don’t have experts on staff.

Imagine feeling secure in the knowledge that you’ve got access to industry or regulation experts who can do more than just keep you compliant, they can help you get ahead of compliance challenges.

Simplify compliance complexity with talent and technology

Follow the data

Follow the data

Visibility is the key to continuous compliance. You need to be aware of how your organization is handling data, whether it’s at rest or in motion, and able to prove compliance at any point.

Regardless of the technology in place, IBM® provides security and compliance that follows your organization’s rapidly growing amounts of data throughout the lifecycle, no matter what type of data it is, or where it lives.

Simplify compliance

Simplify compliance

Solving for complexity is something IBM understands well. We’ve helped clients across industries simplify and automate their compliance process to create compliance solutions that meet extreme needs for scalability and flexibility.

With a technology-agnostic approach and a team of experts, we can help you solve your compliance needs.

Be a compliance leader

Leverage IBM security expertise

Organizations that excel at compliance stand apart from those who just meet baselines. When compliance is part of your strategic plan, your organization spends less time reacting and more time leading the competition.

IBM’s expert-led services help organizations improve, automate and anticipate compliance activities for a competitive advantage.

Get ahead of compliance – build trust and protect your world

Get ahead of compliance offerings

IBM Security Guardium

A comprehensive data protection platform to automatically analyze events, ensure data integrity and automate compliance controls.

IBM Data Security Services

Protect sensitive data and enforce corporate security policies with a data protection strategy and risk mitigation.

IBM Security Strategy Risk and Compliance Services

Better manage your risks, compliance and governance by teaming with our services experts.

IBM QRadar

A security intelligence platform to detect advanced cyberthreats fast for actionable insights, identifying top threats and reducing alert volume.

IBM Security Identity Governance and Intelligence

Provision, audit and report on user access and activity through lifecycle, compliance and analytics capabilities.

IBM Identity and Access Management Services

Silent security with identity and access management solutions for today's hybrid environments.

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Get ahead of compliance resources

Compliance requirements change quickly and can have a big impact. Do you have the right strategy for continuous compliance across your organization?

IBM compliance solutions provide the visibility you need with greater efficiency to help you maintain continuous compliance and build customer trust.

After one year of GDPR, we’ve learned how compliance requirements affect organizations and the importance of personal data privacy to consumers.

¹ Source: "The 30 cybersecurity stats that matter most," TechBeacon, March 2018

² Source: "Data management challenges are having a severe impact on profitability," Help Net Security, March 2019

³ Source: "Top cybersecurity facts, figures and statistics for 2018," CSOonline.com, October 2018