Reference Library: Legal
Legal issues concerning IT, auditing, e-commerce, and other uses of technology of interest to internal and IT auditors.
Association of Corporate Counsel (ACC)
ACC provides attorneys who practice law in corporations, associations, and other private-sector organizations with educational initiatives, networking opportunities, collegiality, and advocacy.
Basel Committee on Banking Supervision
Publications of the Basel Committee cover topics relevant to management, control, security, audit, and legal professions, and are available in English, French, German, and Italian.
Bureau of National Affairs Inc. (BNA)
BNA publishes news, analysis, and reference products of legal and regulatory developments for business and government. Topics include tax, international issues, management, and government forms.
Canadian Internet Law Resource Page
Coverage of Internet law in Canada, including case law, legislation, government reports, conferences, mailing lists, and other resources.
Council of Europe Convention on Cybercrime
The Convention is an international treaty that addresses crimes committed over the Internet and computer networks such as copyright infringement, fraud, child pornography, and network security violations.
EPIC Cryptography Page
This page provides a listing of articles and reports on the legal status of cryptography.
HIPAAdvisory provides news, regulatory information, action resources, technologies, views, and products related to compliance with the U.S. Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996.
The Alexander Hamilton Institute has published a brief guide providing basic information for auditing human resource departments, including legal requirements, documentation, assessments, and data analysis.
National Center for Automated Information Research (NCAIR)
NCAIR is a nonprofit educational corporation, chartered by the state of New York, that is engaged in the study and application of technology to the legal and accounting professions.
Public Interest Advocacy Centre (PIAC)
PIAC is a Canadian consumer advocacy, legal, and research organization that focuses on broadcasting, competition, e-commerce, energy, financial services, the Internet, privacy, and telecommunications.
Revolutionizing HIPAA Secure Remote Access to Extend Beyond Privacy
This report by technology consultant John Vacca discusses methods and technologies for securing and authenticating online access to U.S. Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) data. [PDF]
U.S. E-Government Act of 2002
U.S. Federal E-Government Act of 2002 establishes e-government initiatives, including a chief information officer council and annual reporting to Congress. The Act also sets out information security requirements and responsibilities under the Federal Information Security Act.
U.S. Homeland Security Act of 2002
The U.S. Homeland Security Act of 2002 established the U.S. Department of Homeland Security. [PDF]
U.S. Library of Congress
Library of Congress databases include the floor activities of the U.S. House and Senate, bill summaries and status, committee reports, and historical documents.
U.S. Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC)
The OCC charters, regulates, and supervises national banks to ensure a safe, sound, and competitive banking system that supports the citizens, communities, and economy of the United States.
U.S. Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002
Sarbanes-Oxley protects U.S. investors by improving the accuracy and reliability of corporate disclosures made pursuant to the securities laws and for other purposes.