Increasingly, companies are looking into compliance as code and automating compliance, and with good reason.
For example, the IT organization at the average company is likely responsible for adhering to up to 13 different regulatory frameworks, including CIS, PCI DSS, GDPR, NIST, and HIPAA, just to name a few.
These frameworks contain potentially hundreds of rules, with each rule representing a configuration setting on an individual piece of infrastructure, creating a compliance headache for IT.
Analyst firm Gartner believes that by 2023, 60% of organizations in regulated verticals will have integrated compliance as code into their DevOps toolchains, improving an IT organization’s lead time by 20%.
At Puppet, we spend a lot of time speaking with executives about their compliance challenges and how automating compliance will help. In this white paper, we’ve addressed the top five questions we hear from decision makers.