Glossary of Compliance

Compliance Glossary

Our list of curated compliance glossary offers everything you to know about compliance in one place.

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Safe Harbor Principle

The Safe Harbor Principle is a set of guidelines in relation to the exchange of data between the United States of America and the European Union (and Switzerland). It ensures that the data exchanges by EU and US abide by the principles of nice, choice, onward transfer, security, data integrity, access, and enforcement.

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A Quick Guide to HITRUST Compliance

A Quick Guide to HITRUST Compliance

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Nist Implementation Tiers 101: All you need to know

The National Institute of Standards and Technology’s (NIST) Cybersecurity Framework (CSF) is one of the most helpful and adaptable frameworks for organizations looking to effectively manage cybersecurity risk. The framework is designed on the basis that it remains flexible and adaptable for companies of all sizes. It brings policy, business processes, and technology within a…
ISO 27001 Lead Auditor Training

ISO 27001 Lead Auditor Training

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