Regulatory Compliance and Information Security Assurance

Abstract—According to all security studies recently published, the regulatory compliance appears as one of the most important drivers in security spending, representing the bigger part of security operating costs. Regulatory compliance is very often mentioned to attest an improved performance and accountability in security mechanism and procedures.This paper aims to analyse the contribution of different laws, rules, regulations standards, frameworks related to the IT Security. Compliance and conformity concepts in information security are discussed : • to enlighten the relationship between the regulatory compliance and the overall security level for a given organization • to reveal the importance of the regulatory compliance for the information security assurance.

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