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Legal Issues in Information Security

Learn about the major U.S. federal and state laws that regulate information security and data practices.

GK# 3433

Course Overview

This course provides a unique, in-depth look at the major US federal and state laws that regulate information security and data privacy practices. With content provided by an industry expert, this course provides a comprehensive explanation of the most pertinent regulatory laws; discussing key concepts common to information security, data privacy, and the US legal system. Using examples and exercises, this course incorporates hands-on activities to walk the learner through the entire process of creating an information security program.

In addition to premium instructional content from Jones & Bartlett Learning's comprehensive Information Systems Security and Assurance (ISSA) curriculum, this course provides access to hands-on Paper-based Labs, Case Scenarios and Handouts, and eBook (via CourseSmart).


This course covers content within the following industry certification exam:

  • Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) - "Legal, Regulations, Investigation & Compliance" domain covered

Delivery Format Options

  • Virtual Classroom Live

    Virtual Classroom Live

    Experience expert-led online training from the convenience of your home, office or anywhere with an Internet connection.


    $3895 CAD

    5 day

  • Private Group Training

    Private Group Training

    Train your entire team in a private, coordinated professional development session at the location of your choice.

    Receive private training for teams online and in-person.

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What You'll Learn

  • Legal aspects of the information security triad: availability, integrity, and confidentiality
  • Concept of privacy and its legal protections
  • Basic components of the US legal system
  • Legal compliance laws addressing public and private institutions
  • Intellectual property laws
  • The role of contracts in online transactions and cyberspace
  • Cybercrime and tort law Issues in cyberspace
  • Principles requiring governance of information within organizations
  • Risk analysis and incident response procedures
  • The importance of forensic examination in legal proceedings

Follow-On Courses

Who Needs To Attend

Information security analysts

Course Outline

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