Companies looking to purchase technology to assist in compliance efforts increasingly are turning to systems that allow them to implement controls for both governance and privacy regulations.

“Customers are more mature,” says Ron Ben-Natan, chief technology officer of Guardium, a database monitoring and security company. Customers know not to treat each regulation with standalone initiatives, he contends; instead, they bundle them into two groups, governance (think Sarbanes-Oxley) and privacy (HIPPA or SB-1386), and then put systems into place to manage all changes and access to the data.


Proctor Their ability to do this reflects, in part, a growing use of risk ...