Standardization landscape for privacy

A three-part article series on the existing standards and frameworks in the realm of privacy.

Published: March 2023

Standards and frameworks provide real benefits for privacy management. They can fulfill compliance obligations, build trust, benchmark against industry best practices, strengthen internal governance and practices, and enable global interoperability. This series provides a general overview of existing standards and frameworks in the realm of privacy.

Part 1: The NIST Privacy Framework

The first article in the series focuses on NIST's ground-breaking Privacy Framework.

Part 2: ISO/IEC

This article looks at standards provided by the International Organization for Standardization in conjunction with the International Electrotechnical Commission.

Part 3: W3C and IEEE

The final article in the series explores how the World Wide Web Consortium and the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers assist privacy professionals by drafting standards, ensure global privacy regulation compliance and advocate for privacy best practices.