Why, What and How to Protect Sensitive Data

When talk turns to protecting sensitive data, what do you immediately think of? True, commercially confidential information is one case. A competitor finding out about and blocking a new product strategy can be disastrous for an enterprise. But so can the loss, exposure or theft of data about individuals, such as healthcare data on patients or education information on children and students. Even if regulatory fines don’t drive an organisation into bankruptcy, the reputational damage alone can fatal. For these reasons, it’s worth knowing what kind of information needs to be protected and how responsibilities should be defined for employees. Read more