Chapter 17

Laws, Regulations, and Compliance

THE CISSP EXAM TOPICS COVERED IN THIS CHAPTER INCLUDE:

9. Legal, Regulations, Investigations, and Compliance
A. Understand legal issues that pertain to information security internationally
A.1 Licensing and intellectual property (e.g., copyright, trademark)
A.2 Import/export
A.3 Trans-border data flow
A.4 Privacy
E. Understand compliance requirements and procedures
E.1 Regulatory environment
E.2 Audits
E.3 Reporting
F. Ensure security in contractual agreements and procurement processes (e.g., cloud computing, outsourcing, vendor governance)

In the early days of computer security, information security professionals were pretty much left on their own to defend their systems against attacks. They ...

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