Ottawa, ON (PRWEB) January 13, 2005
COAST Software, a leading provider of online compliance technologies, announced today COAST Compliance CentralÂ Â the industryÂs most comprehensive application for managing online compliance.
In direct response to market demand for better control over online risk, COAST Compliance CentralÂ delivers a platform that empowers management to enforce compliance by allowing organizations to discover, register, monitor and resolve online compliance violations from within a common environment. Together with COASTÂs online compliance management best practice, the company delivers an end-to-end framework for reducing risk and building trust online.
ÂThe amount of unstructured data in an organization is mounting every day. This represents a major exposure for both private and public sector companies, as they struggle to maintain control of risk.Â explains Dr. Larry Ponemon, Founder of the Ponemon Institute. ÂOrganizations require a process for managing compliance with both legacy and new content. An end-to-end framework for managing compliance like the one COAST is offering empowers organizations to implement a process for reducing management and organizational risk.Â
Developed for Fortune 2000 and government organizations, COAST Compliance CentralÂ allows customers to:
Â Gain visibility into content in violation of compliance standards
Â Automate the identification and management of compliance issues
Â Prevent violations before they result in fines, litigation or negative media attention
Â Enforce standards across the organization
Â Effectively manage the process of compliance management from detection through to resolution
"Compliance is a primary concern in our client baseÂ explains Paul Proctor, Security and Risk Strategies Analyst with Meta Group. "Organizations need to address business processes and use supporting technologies to prevent, detect and manage compliance issues."
Consistent with COASTÂs enterprise software strategy, the release of COAST Compliance CentralÂ makes COAST an innovator in the business of online compliance management, delivering the only best practice-based framework for governing online compliance violations Â from discovery to resolution.
ÂOrganizations recognize that online compliance is an important issue, but there is still a lot of work to be done to implement effective compliance processes,Â explains Paul Saunders, president and CEO, COAST Software. ÂWith COAST Compliance CentralÂ, management now has a framework for identifying compliance violations and seeing them through to resolution. This puts them in control of organizational content and reduces risk associated with online data.Â
COAST Compliance CentralÂ can be purchased directly or through the companyÂs international reseller channel.
COAST Software provides executives, compliance officers and privacy teams with compliance management solutions that discover, register, monitor, analyze, report and manage compliance of online properties. Established in 1996, the company is a pioneer in the development of Web management solutions with over 100,000 licensed users worldwide. COAST Software is a leading provider of online compliance management solutions serving Fortune 2000 and government organizations. For more information, please visit: http://www.coast.com.