A Dependability Perspective on Enterprise Compliance

Large enterprises are confronted with an increasing amount of new and constantly changing regulatory requirements. In the light of this development, successfully becoming and effectively remaining compliant with all relevant regulations poses a big challenge to affected companies. In this paper, we delineate how dependability research can contribute to successful compliance management and help to sustain enterprise compliance. Specifically, we identify concepts and methods from the field of dependability which can be applied to address enterprise compliance. We also demonstrate how the classical dependability and security taxonomy can be generalized and extended to suit the pressing needs of this evolving field.

By: Samuel Mueller

Published in: University of California, Riverside, CA in 2006


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