Compliance Requirements is one of the aspects of CISSP training course. Following are some legal and legislative terms that are significant to the Information Security domain.
1- SPI: Sensitive Personal Information
- Any information that can be used to find out the individual’s identity, such as his name, social security number, date, and birthplace, or biometric records.
- Any information which belongs to an individual such as medical, educational, financial, and employment information.
3- Privacy : The protection of SPI or PII that can be used to identify a person in context with a group or individual.
- Regulatory law
- Criminal law
- Civil law
Regulatory law: It is also termed as Administrative law. Statutory law, the legislative statute is a legal system that is settled by the legislative branch of the government.
Criminal law: Deals with the violations of government laws. Religious law is a legal system based on religious principles. E.g., Islam, Hindu, and Christian laws. Common Criminal Code offences include:
- Impaired driving
- Break and enter
Civil law: Deals with disputes between private parties or or negligent acts that cause harm to others and deals with the filed by private parties.
Common civil suits include disputes about:
- The terms of a contract
- Damage or injuries
Civil laws are a legal system based on codified law and are opposed to common law.
So Read more. What Is the Difference Between Criminal Law and Civil Law