The following set of robust privacy and security glossaries can help describe many of the privacy, security, technology, and legal acronyms used when evaluating the policies of applications and services.
- The International Association of Privacy Professionals (IAPP) is the largest and most comprehensive global information privacy community and resource. Founded in 2000, the IAPP is a not-for-profit organization that helps define, support and improve the privacy profession globally.
- The Open Web Application Security Project (OWASP) is a 501(c)(3) worldwide not-for-profit charitable organization focused on improving the security of software. Our mission is to make software security visible, so that individuals and organizations are able to make informed decisions.
- The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) operates the Computer Security Resource Center (CSRC) that provides visitors with NIST resources on computer, cyber, and information security and privacy.
- The European Data Protection Supervisor (EDPS) is the European Union’s (EU) independent data protection authority that provides guidance on the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).
- Learn more about the Privacy Evaluation Initiative.
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