In the theme some key issues related to the legal protection of certain types of information whose content increases their sensitivity and hence as a consequence requires the adoption and implementation of specific legal measures to ensure their security are presented. As examples of such information, the theme are considered the peculiarities of the protection of classified information, public information and personal data.
Another aspect of the legal regulation of information security, which deals with the topic, is the way of regulation within the European Union. Attention is paid to each of the three levels of legal protection - policy documents, directives and standards.
Important place in the field of information security, in purely practical terms, occupy standards regarded as good practice in the field of information security. At issue is a brief analysis of some of the standards in this field.