Evaluation Glossary

The following set of robust privacy and security glossaries can help describe many of the privacy, security, technology, and legal acronyms used when evaluating the policies of applications and services.

International Association of Privacy Professionals (IAPP) Glossary The International Association of Privacy Professionals (IAPP) is the largest and most comprehensive global information privacy community and resource. Founded in 2000, the IAPP is a not-for-profit organization that helps define, support and improve the privacy profession globally.

Open Web Application Security Project (OWASP) Glossary The Open Web Application Security Project (OWASP) is a 501(c)(3) worldwide not-for-profit charitable organization focused on improving the security of software. Our mission is to make software security visible, so that individuals and organizations are able to make informed decisions.

National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) Glossary The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) operates the Computer Security Resource Center (CSRC) that provides visitors with NIST resources on computer, cyber, and information security and privacy.

European Data Protection Supervisor (EDPS) Glossary The European Data Protection Supervisor (EDPS) is the European Unions (EU) independent data protection authority that provides guidance on the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).