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The California Consumer Privacy Act is a state statute passed in 2018 that gives California residents new data privacy rights and requires compliance from for-profit business entities.


Compliance risk management describes an organization’s strategy for managing the risk of non-compliance with pertinent regulations. Find out more now!

Compliance software

Compliance software allows for an organization to monitor its internal systems and controls. Learn how compliance software can support your business.


Cybersecurity is the work of protecting data, information, programs, and more from unauthorized or malicious access . Find out more about cybersecurity now!


Governance, risk and compliance (GRC) refers to a company’s strategy for managing their overall governance, enterprise risk management and compliance with regulations. Find out more about GRC now.


The GDPR governs the collection, processing, consent, and distribution of personal information to ensure that EU citizens have more control of personal data.


An IT security policy establishes rules and procedures for the individuals who interact with an organization’s IT assets and resources. Find out more now!


NIST CSF is a cybersecurity framework designed by US-based National Institute of Standards and Technology.


A security questionnaire is a tool that an enterprise may give to an org to evaluate its security practices before choosing to do business. Find out more!


A vendor assessment program will establish guidelines to ensure that an org's vendors comply with their security policies and procedures. Find out more!

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