Incorporating legal requirements into security policies Course

Getting to know the legal requirements.

2 hours, 15 minutes

Course description

Policies and other written documentation must comply with applicable laws and regulations. An organization’s policies cannot conflict with legal requirements and should assist the organization with compliance. In this course, we explore what those legal requirements are and how they are both foundational and specific for cybersecurity and privacy.


Knowledge check

File - 00:10:00


Video - 00:07:00

Wrapping up our course about the law.
When and how to seek legal review

Video - 00:20:00

We discuss when you should consider seeking advice from an attorney or lawyer. How to keep that relationship productive.
Cybersecurity laws and regulations, part 2

Video - 00:15:00

Now we dive deeper into some specific laws and regulations pertaining to cybersecurity, breach notification and privacy that should be considered for your cybersecurity policies.
Cybersecurity laws and regulations, part 1

Video - 00:21:00

Let's look at some of the general bodies of law that apply to our security programs and policies.
Laws as external rules to inform policies: An introduction

Video - 00:12:00

Policies need to comply with external rules like laws and regulations. We discuss that concept.
Introduction to law and regulation

Video - 00:26:00

John provides an introduction to law from the 30,000-foot level.
The legal implications of governance documents (policies and procedures)

Video - 00:12:00

The policies you create and update carry important legal significance.
Introduction to external laws and rules

Video - 00:09:00

Let's introduce this course on laws and regulations and how important it is for cybersecurity and policies.
Legal skill assessment

Assessment - 5 questions

Meet the author

John Bandler

John Bandler is a lawyer, consultant, speaker, teacher, and author in the areas of cybersecurity, cybercrime, privacy, investigations, and more. He is the founder of Bandler Law Firm PLLC and Bandler Group LLC, legal and consulting practices that help organizations and individuals with cybersecurity, the prevention and investigation of cybercrime, privacy, legal compliance, and more.

John has expertise in many subjects, holds a number of certifications, and is a prolific writer and speaker. He is the author of Cybersecurity for the Home and Office, a comprehensive guide to understanding and improving information security. His second book is Cybercrime Investigations, an extensive resource regarding the law, technology, process, and skills for the investigation of cybercrime. John has authored many articles on a range of topics, teaches students at the undergraduate, graduate, and law level, and provides training for professionals.

Before entering private practice, John served in government for more than twenty years as a prosecutor, police officer, and military officer. John was hired as an assistant district attorney at the New York County District Attorney’s Office by the legendary Robert M. Morgenthau, where he investigated and prosecuted the full range of offenses including traditional crime, cybercrime, the global trafficking of stolen data, and virtual currency money laundering. Before that, he served for eight years as a state trooper in the New York State Police, assigned to a busy patrol station providing full services to the local community. He also served in the Army Reserves.

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