New ITGP book launched - Compliance by design: IT controls that work


Ely, England, 4 October 2011 – The pressure on organisations to maintain security and comply with regulatory requirements has never been more prevalent. With an increase in security breaches from both private and public sector companies hitting the headlines and the number of hacking attacks rising, it is vital that organisations establish and put in place the correct controls. IT controls will enable the secure processing, availability, confidentiality and integrity of data, which in turn, will aid organisations in achieving their compliance obligations. 

But what does ‘compliance’ mean to you? Is it a burden, a box-ticking exercise, or a way to avoid the penalties of non-compliance? Or do you see the opportunities it presents for your business?

In Compliance by Design: IT Controls that Work, the latest title to be added to the ITGP portfolio, the author Chong Ee will show you that it can be more than just a box-ticking exercise, and that your organisation can benefit from becoming compliant with the relevant national and international standards. It will show you how integrating controls into your processes will improve your security, increase your productivity, save you time and money, and increase your profits.

Chong Ee has a proven track record in the field of IT audit and compliance. He is a Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA), and a seasoned writer and experienced presenter at IT conferences. The 2010 recipient of the Michael Cangemi Best Article/Book Award from ISACA draws upon a myriad of disciplines in this book, making it a one-of-a-kind and a must have for anyone who is looking to develop awareness and a deeper insight into IT controls or strategies and techniques to solve compliance.

  • implement changes that will improve your processes;
  • allay fears and overcome resistance from your stakeholders;
  • integrate controls into your everyday processes;
  • achieve synergy from interconnected processes;
  • assess your priorities and handle conflicting objectives;
  • analyse and manage risks;
  • and, establish a system of controls that is right for your business.

Alan Calder, CEO of IT Governance adds, “Ensuring information is simultaneously protected and available is essential to business operation. An organisations’ reputation and financial results are dependent on not just effective business processes, but also on compliance with an ever growing array of legislation and regulatory requirements. This book will arm you with the tools and techniques you need to put in place the right system of IT controls in order to develop an effective and sustainable IT compliance strategy – vital if your organisation is to succeed in today’s information economy.”

Compliance by Design: IT Controls that Work is available in multiple formats and can be purchased in local currency from the following websites:

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