The legal mechanisms available to protect privacy include copyrights, trademarks, patents, and trade secrets. Each of these mechanisms includes different legal provisions and provides differing levels of protection for an organization's intellectual property. In this video, learn about each of these four mechanisms.
- [Instructor] One of the most important responsibilities…of information security professionals…is protecting the intellectual property…belonging to their organizations…from unauthorized use or disclosure.…There are a series of legal mechanisms available…to protect intellectual property.…These include copyrights, trademarks,…patents, and trade secrets.…Each type of intellectual property protection…covers different types of information in different ways.…Copyrights protect creative works against theft.…
Information protected by copyright includes books,…web content, magazines and other written works,…as well as art, music, and even computer software.…Copyright protection is automatically granted…to the creator of a work upon creation.…Although copyright owners…may choose to register their copyright…with government authorities,…this is not a legal requirement.…In the United States,…the Library of Congress administers the copyright program…through the United States Copyright Office.…
The length of copyright protection varies widely…
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- Security governance
- Security roles and responsibilities
- Security policies
- Complying with laws and regulations
- Auditing and assessing security
- Personnel security
- Security training
- Vendor management
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