Current hot topics in information security and privacy include pretexting; financial privacy; privacy litigation; outsourcing to foreign countries; electronic health and personal records; and social networking. With these issues, a large number of laws have been passed to regulate the information security and privacy issues. Compliance with these laws is a legal reality as well as a business necessity. This resource will help you decipher that laws that regulate these issues and help your clients and business comply with the requirements to avoid security and privacy breaches. Topics covered include internet privacy, financial privacy, unauthorized access to networks and information, wiretapping and privacy in electronic communications, identify theft, spyware and phishing, video and cable privacy, data security and destruction, and much more.