“Politics is the art of looking for trouble, finding it everywhere, diagnosing it incorrectly, and applying the wrong remedies.” Groucho Marx
Relentless IT security threats generated from viruses and worms, and legislation such as Sarbanes-Oxley, GLBA, HIPAA and PCI require companies to deploy SIEM technology.
“There’s over 20,000 HIPAA complaints to (the Department of Health and Human Services), but zero civil enforcement actions so far,” says Swire. “If HHS refuses to enforce the law, then medical organizations will be less careful with patient data…”
Vendors are making products to protect companies from liabilities that may be associated with HIPAA, and selling these products using the famous sales 101 technique of Fear, Uncertainty and Doubt, but the Government is not enforcing the legislation. Without enforcement will equipment sales in this market space wither?