Purpose

Compliance is important because it is the act of following laws, rules, and regulations that apply to an organization.  For an organization to be compliant it involves following laws and regulations by interpreting them so that policies and procedures can be defined.  By you researching some of the various real world standards and laws you will not only recognize how they are there to protect individuals but also realize the impact that they have on an organization.

Task

Given the following list of international and domestic information security standards and compliance laws, choose one standard or law and describe its real-world implementations in both private and public sectors.

Information security standards:

Compliance laws:

Criteria