Part of the Compliance glossary:

Compliance is a difficult subject -- with so many angles, it's hard to keep them all covered! Our quiz tests your knowledge on things compliance-oriented, including legislation to be complied with, and organizations that demand compliance.

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1. This job title describes a corporate official in charge of overseeing and managing compliance issues within an organization.
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2. This is legislation enacted in response to the high-profile Enron and WorldCom financial scandals to protect shareholders and the general public from accounting errors and fraudulent practices in the enterprise.
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3. This is legislation enacted in the United States that places restrictions on unsolicited bulk mail (UBE), such as requiring valid sender contact information and opt-out mechanisms.
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4. This is a state of accordance with established standards, specifications, or legislation.
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5. This is a U.S. government organization within the National Security Agency (NSA) that evaluates computing equipment for high security applications to ensure that facilities processing classified or other sensitive material are using trusted computer systems and components.
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6. This is legislation with two sections: Title I deals with protecting health insurance coverage for people who lose or change jobs; Title II includes an administrative simplification section which deals with the standardization of healthcare-related information systems (IT industry references are usually about HIPPA Title II).
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7. This is an organization that represents the music recording industry's intellectual property rights.
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8. This is legislation designed to stimulate competition that specifies: how local telephone carriers can compete; how and under what circumstances local exchange carriers (LEC) can provide long-distance services; and the deregulation of cable TV rates.
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9. This is a registry of phone numbers in the United States that telemarketers are prohibited from calling in most circumstances.
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10. This is an international organization made up of companies using or manufacturing DVD-related products.
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This was last updated in August 2008
Posted by: Margaret Rouse

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