For any enterprise Audit and Compliance is a must for stakeholder and customer trust. Meeting legal requirements is not optional anymore. Following best practices is an equally important part of compliance management. Formal regulations, laws or even internal governance controls have to be in place and follow compliance standards set by HIPAA, SOC 2, GDPR, ISO 27001, etc.
In today's world where deployments are happening faster than ever. It is of utmost importance to know real-time as the drifts, misconfigurations, etc are created. If left unchecked, they will leave gaps for hackers and not just compromise your data but also reduce the performance and speed of deployments. Real-Time Alert mechanisms must be put in place. Depending on the severity, prioritize sending signals to multiple channels so as to not overlook the vulnerabilities created.
Creation of custom remediation playbooks and using dozens of out of the box rules can help create a secure yet productive environment. A cloud management solution with automation capabilities that are policy driven can be configured to remedy the violations. In the same way it can also be configured to prevent them from occurring.