Information Security – deals with processes and tools designed to protect sensitive business information from invasion.
Information security is a part of cybersecurity
Though Information security, cybersecurity and IT security look and sound similar, they differ in terms of dealing with different types of security.
IT Security – deals with securing digital data, through computer network security.
In 2016, the European Parliament and Council agreed on the General Data Protection Regulation. In the spring of 2018, the GDPR began requiring companies to:
- Provide data breach notifications
- Appoint a data-protection officer
- Require user consent for data processing
- Anonymize data for privacy