Global IT Compliance Summary

"There are many regulations worldwide that have numerous data protection requirements. Some of these regulations directly apply to IT practices, but many indirectly impact IT, and it is important that IT leaders are aware of them. Within the U.S., the regulations that have received the most press and most explicitly define IT requirements include the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) and the Gramm-Leach-Bliley Act (GLBA). However, other laws that don’t explicitly state information security requirements, such as the Federal Trade Commission Act (FTC Act), still profoundly impact information security activities."

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