A compliance program helps an organization comply with regulations. Still, if done properly, it can aid in spotting opportunities or potential weaknesses along the business process that may or may not be compliance-related. Also, it allows a compliance officer to help guide and better advise internally on risks and promote a culture that will benefit the organization in the long run.
Some may see such a program as a barrier to business efficiency or a financial cost to the organization, but not having a plan to comply with regulations – costs even more. Especially when a Bad Actor penetrates your infrastructure, locks your data, and demands a ransom.
You will have the trained professionals that know the who/what/when of compliance as part of your team.