Information security breaches in the past two decades have necessitated new security-related legal and regulatory frameworks or updates to existing legal and regulatory frameworks to include security-related compliance provisions across various countries. Requirements to comply with legal and legislative frameworks have increased exponentially due to global nature of the Internet, cross-border information exchange, electronic commerce, and services. Compliance frameworks are abundant with terms and jargon that a security professional should be aware of. Following are some of the legal and regulatory frameworks, terms, and jargons that are relevant to the Information Security domain.

Legislative and regulatory compliance

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