New and Emerging Specs & Standards (March 2024)

ISO/IEC 38500:2024 Information technology — Governance of IT for the organization
Technical Committee: ISO/IEC JTC 1/SC 40
“This document provides guiding principles for members of governing bodies of organizations and those that support them on the effective, efficient and acceptable use of information technology (IT) within their organizations. This document is applicable to: the governance of the organization’s current, and future, use of IT; the governance of IT as a domain of governance of organizations. In terms of audience, this document is applicable to: all organizations, including public and private companies, government entities, and not-for-profit organizations; organizations of all sizes, from the smallest to the largest, regardless of the extent of their use of IT.”

ISO/IEC 29100:2024 Information technology — Security techniques — Privacy framework
Technical Committee : ISO/IEC JTC 1/SC 27
“This document provides a privacy framework which: specifies a common privacy terminology; defines the actors and their roles in processing personally identifiable information (PII); describes privacy safeguarding considerations; provides references to known privacy principles for information technology. This document is applicable to natural persons and organizations involved in specifying, procuring, architecting, designing, developing, testing, maintaining, administering, and operating information and communication technology systems or services where privacy controls are required for the processing of PII.”

The DocBook Schema Version 5.2 OASIS Standard published [OASIS]
“OASIS is pleased to announce the publication of its newest OASIS Standard, approved by the members on 06 February 2024: The DocBook Schema Version 5.2 Almost all computer hardware and software developed around the world needs some documentation. For the most part, this documentation has a similar structure and a large core of common idioms. The community benefits from having a standard, open, interchangeable vocabulary in which to write this documentation. DocBook has been, and will continue to be, designed to satisfy this requirement. For more than 25 years, DocBook has provided a structured markup vocabulary for just this purpose. DocBook Version 5.2 continues the evolution of the DocBook XML schema.”