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Legislation, Regulations, Voluntary Compliance & Standards Library

With all the compliance pressure and potential overlap, which security requirements or standards should you use to secure your company?

The following list of security related laws, regulations, voluntary guidelines and standards collected by the SEC. We know this is not an exhaustive list; this is a work in progress. Help us fill out the list - email your input to: contact@secleader.com


Access to Information Act
Arming Pilots Against Terrorism Act
Aviation and Transportation Security Act
Bank Protection Act of 1968
Canada's Bill C-6
Children's Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA)
Corporate Manslaughter and Corporate Homicide Act 2007 (UK)
Customs Modernization Act
Cyber Security Enhancement Act of 2002
CyberCrime Treaty
E-Signature Act
European Union Data Protection Directive
Executive Order 12958 - Information Sharing
Executive Order 13224 - Doing Business w/ Terrorists
Executive Order 13231 - Infrastructure Protection
Executive Order 13234 - Citizen Preparedness
Executive Order 13636 - Improving Critical Infrastructure Cybersecurity
Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act
Federal Anti-Tampering Act
Federal Computer Security Bill - H.R. 1259
Federal Hazardous Materials Law
Financial Modernization Act of 1999
Food Safety Modernization Act 21 U.S. Code ยง 350g
Foreign Corrupt Practices Act
Homeland Security Act
International Emergency Economic Powers Act
Maritime Transportation Security Act of 2002
National Information Infrastructure Protection Act
Notification and Federal Employee Anti-Discrimination and Retaliation Act
Personal Information Protection and Electronic Documents Act
Presidential Directive 2
Presidential Directive 3
Presidential Directive 7
Presidential Directive 8
Public Health Security and Bioterrorism Preparedness & Response Act
Robinson-Patman Anti-Trust Act
Safe Explosives Act
Safe Harbor
The Occupational Safety and Health Act
Title 18 - Sentencing Guidelines
Trade Act of 2002
US Global Anti-Corruption Policy
US The Currency and Foreign Transactions Reporting Act
Voluntary Private Sector Preparedness Accreditation and Certification Program


Advance Electronic Presentation of Cargo Information
Bioterrorism Preparedness and Response Act of 2002 (FDA)
Bioterrorism Preparedness and Response Act of 2002 (USDA)
Chemical Facility Anti-Terrorism Standards
Credentialing and Background Checks for Maritime and Land Transportation Security
Facility Security Plan
Federal Hazardous Materials Law
Food Safety Modernization Act Proposed 21 CFR Part 121
Foreign Corrupt Practices Act
Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996
ISA (Integrating Security Acquisition)
Maritime Transportation Act
National Information Infrastructure Protection Act
NERC Reliability Standards - Critical Infrastructure Protection
NIAP (National Information Assurance Program)
Notification and Federal Employee Anti-Discrimination and Retaliation Act
Public Company Accounting Reform and Investor Protection Act of 2002
Regulation H
SEC (Securities & Exchange Commission)
Security Requirements for Offerors and Transporters of Hazmat
Transportation Security Regulations
U.S. Federal Sentencing Guidelines
USHHS (Health & Human Services)
Vessel Manning Regulations

Standard / Guideline / Trade Assoc.

AAPA (American Association of Port Authority)
ACC (American. Chemistry Council)
AEO (Authorized Economic Operator)
AFFI (American Frozen Foods Institute)
AICPA (The American Institute of Certified Public Accountants)
An Experts Recommendations for SOX IT Controls Compliance
APPA (American Public Power Association)
ASIS International
ATA (American Trucking Association)
AWW (American Water Works Association)
BASC (Business Anti-Smuggling Coalition)
BOMA (Building Owners & Managers Association)
British Standard 25999 (Business Continuity)
C-TPAT Importer Security Criteria
CIRE (Commercial Investment Real Estate)
Control Objectives for Information and related Technology
CSI (Container Security Initiative)
CTFA (The Cosmetic, Toiletry, and Fragrance Association)
FAST (Free & Secure Trade)
FDA Preventive Measures Guidance
FERC (Federal Energy Regulation Committee)
FTSC (Freight Transportation Security Consortium)
Guidance on Authentication in Internet Banking Environment
Hazardous Waste Operations and Emergency Response Standard
I-4 (International Information Integrity Institute)
ICAO (International Civil Aviation Organization)
ICC (Internet Chamber of Commerce)
ICSC (International Council of Shopping Centers)
IIA (Institute Of Internal Auditors)
IMO (International Maritime Organ.)
International Air Transport Association
International Code for the Security of Ships and of Port Facilities
International Code for the Security of Ships and of Port Facilities
ISF (Information Security Forum)
ISO/IEC 17799 IT Security Standards
Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations
NACCHO (National Association of County and City Health Officials)
NACD (National Association of Corporate Directors)
NACS (National Association of Convenience Stores)
NBAA (National Business Aviation Association)
NFPA (National Food Processors Association)
NFPA 1600 Standard on Disaster/Emergency Management and Business Continuity Programs
NIAP (National Information Assurance Partnership)
NIST Minimum Information Security Controls - Low Baseline
NIST Minimum Information Security Controls - Moderate Baseline
NIST Minimum Information Security Controls - High Baseline
NITL (National Industrial Transportation League)
NRECA (National Rural Electric Cooperative Association)
NSTSC (National Strategy to Secure Cyberspace)
OECD (Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development)
PAPS (Pre-Arrival Proc. System)
Payment Card Industry (PCI) Data Security Standard
RC (Red Cross)
Risk-Based Performance Standards
Societal security - Guideline for incident preparedness and operational continuity management
TIA (Telecommunications Industry Association)
U.S. Dept. of Transportation Research and Special Programs Administrations Security Guidelines
WCO (World Customs Organization)
Workplace Violence Prevention and Intervention ASIS/SHRM WVPI.1.2011
WTO (World Trade Organization)