Glossary of Compliance

Compliance Glossary

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


A Recovery Point Objective (RPO) is the maximum amount of data or time that an organization can lose before causing harm or risk to its business or customers. It is a measure or guideline for disaster recovery planning and data preservation. RPOs return to a previous point when your data existed in a usable format, most often from a recent save or backup.

Additional reading

CCPA checklist

CCPA Compliance Checklist (This is All You Need)

CCPA is one of the most stringent compliance frameworks there is. This marks a significant shift where consumers have more access than ever to control how their personal data is processed. So, if your business is  collecting data on California residents, you must ask yourself, “When am I gonna get compliant.” However, don’t rush it;…
HIPAA Breach Notification Rule

Overview of HIPAA Breach Notification Rule

HIPAA (Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act) is a federal law in the United States regulated by the Department of Health and Human Services to ensure the integrity of patient’s Protected Health Information (PHI). The HIPAA breach notification rule specifies the mandatory protocols healthcare orgs must follow in the event of a data breach. Implementing…
GDPR for US Companies

GDPR Compliance for US Companies (2024)

Scene: Facebook headquarters, 2018 Knock knock Facebook: Who is it? EU: Its GDPR Facebook: GDPR who? EU: GDPR, the most stringent, complex, and rigorous privacy protection law there is. And just like that, Facebook and other tech giants were forced into rethinking their data privacy measures. While they faced no major regulatory challenges in the…

Sprinto: Your growth superpower

Use Sprinto to centralize security compliance management – so nothing
gets in the way of your moving up and winning big.