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Biggest Mistakes Companies Make with Data & Information Security

By wolfgang. 4 February 2015 09:26

The fundamental mistake companies make with data security is...

Neglecting data governance.

Many companies lack the processes, policies, and standards for protecting data throughout its lifecycle. How is new data added and classified? How are people given access, and how often is that access reviewed? Are the backups and redundancies sufficient given the type of data? How is data access monitored and reported on? Is sufficient data loss prevention in place to protect the company? And, once the data reaches its end-of-life, how is the data gracefully retired? The companies which fail to think through the long term implications of data leave themselves open to security incidents and breaches.

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Data Security Experts Reveal the Biggest Mistakes Companies Make with Data & Information Security
https://digitalguardian.com/blog/data-security-experts-reveal-biggest-mistakes-companies-make-data-information-security

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Intellectual property | Data Loss Prevention

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