RE: Information security compliance

Subject: RE: Information security compliance
From: Fred Ridder <docudoc -at- hotmail -dot- com>
To: <mattgras -at- comcast -dot- net>, <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com>
Date: Tue, 25 Sep 2012 13:42:42 -0400

Are you thinking of the FIPS (Federal Information Processing Standards) documents that are published by NIST (National Institute for Science and Technology)?

The only other thing I can think of is the NSA (National Security Agency), which was involved with the DES standard and developed the SHA-1 and SHA-2 hash algorithms.

-Fred Ridder

> From: mattgras -at- comcast -dot- net
> To: techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com
> Subject: Information security compliance
> Date: Tue, 25 Sep 2012 09:27:22 -0700
> Anyone know the name / acronym of the organization that provides information
> security compliance standards that companies try to comply with?
> It's on the tip of my tongue, but I can't quite catch it (something like
> OSHA, but not...)
> Thanks,
> Matt

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