What is Compliance as a Code?

What is Compliance as a Code?


To date, the increase of application/software security regulation which leads many organizations to do security compliance to comply compliance standards such as PCI-DSS, HIPAA, DGPR, etc. If an organization with thousands of application and services, it’s not practical to do security test manually and it will be taking a lot of time to the scanning process, and most of the organization have shorthanded of security expert or engineer. Therefore, automatic compliance is useful to incorporate private information management organizations such as hospitals or banks or which conform with the laws and requirements regarding consumer data security. Laws and legal standards are increasingly being revised, allowing enforcement process development for internal auditors and senior management more efficient, streamlined, and reliable.

Benefit of Automate Compliance

  1. Compared to manual monitors, the implementation of automatic compliance is more efficient and cost-effective.
  2. A unified portal will view and review regulatory status and audit records.
  3. Decisions on risk reduction may be focused on real-time details.
  4. When automatic compliance, the organization makes compliance policies consistent across computing systems including physical computers, private clouds, public clouds and containers.
  5. With DevSecOps approach and tooling help, the continuous compliance verification requirements, risk management and potential weaknesses for third parties.
  6. The organization is able to reduce the risk of penalties or violations of the legislation.
  7. We can fast feedback with the help of proper reporting and visibility of security vulnerability.

How to do Compliance as a Code?


The big picture is no compliance team will manage to do manual security analysis and compliance process, so for a long time. Too much effort and inadequate money would be required to hire staff for action. Nevertheless, you will also have an elevated chance of mistakes, missing details or inadequate reporting.   The eventual path ahead is automatic compliance processes such DevSecOps approach. It won't always be quick or swift to get there, but it's worth the ride.

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