Microsoft releases the IT Governance, Risk & Compliance Solution Accelerator or IT GRC solution. IT GRC provides end-to-end compliance management and automation for a customer's desktop and datacenter computers to assist organizations to simplify and automate IT compliance and risk management processes by helping IT Professionals configure Microsoft products to address specific IT GRC requirements.
The solution is made up of two components:
- IT GRC Process Management Pack for System Center Service Manager – this mp installs onto SCSM and supports end-to-end compliance management and automation for desktop and datacenter computers. The mp helps translate complex regulations and standards into authoritative control objectives for IT organization's compliance program.
- IT Compliance Management Series for for Windows 7, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server, and Microsoft System Center Service Manager – Compliance Management Series utilizes SCSM and System Center Configuration Manager to automate monitoring, validation and reporting of compliance state of Microsoft Products.
Implementing this end to end solution with System Center helps enable organizations accelerate the time to value for their compliance and regulatory commitments in an efficient and highly reliable manner.