Definitions[edit | edit source]

General[edit | edit source]

Compliance refers to

the actions taken by an organization to conform to stated requirements that the organization must respect or satisfy.[1]

Compliance is "[t]he ability to operate in a way defined by a standard."[2]

Software[edit | edit source]

Compliance refers to

[a]ttributes of software that make the software adhere to application-related standards or conventions or regulations in laws and similar prescriptions.[3]

References[edit | edit source]

  1. Newfoundland-Labrador, Office of the Chief Information Officer, Information Management and Information Protection Glossary of Terms (full-text).
  2. CETIS Reference (Jan. 2, 2004) (full-text).
  3. ISO/IEC Standard 9126 (1991), revised by ISO/IEC 25010:2011.

See also[edit | edit source]

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