What is compliance?

What is compliance?

Compliance is the adherence to rules and policies set by an industry forum or consortium.

These standards may pertain to:

  • Website security, such as the policies and procedures set forth by the Certification Authority/Browser (CA/B) Forum
  • Data privacy, such as the regulations defined by the European Union for General Data Protection (GDPR)
  • Industry, such as Know Your Customer (KYC) or Anti-Money Laundering (AML) regulations in finance and banking

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