Laws and Regulations

Below is a list of laws and regulations regarding computer security. Some businesses are required to be in compliance with these laws depending on the type of industry they are in. We have provided links to a mix of government websites, Wikipedia articles and third party sites that give an overview of the law or regulation.

Healthcare Professionals

HIPAA – Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act

HITECH Act

Accounting, Finance and Investing Firms

Gramm-Leach-Bliley Act (GLBA)

Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002 (SOX)

Company’s that Store Credit Card Information

Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI-DSS)

Other Laws and Regulations

Computer Fraud and Abuse Act – Title 18 Section 1030