Discovering and Identifying Sensitive Data

The exposure of sensitive data in documents can create serious problems. Some types of information, such as Tax File Numbers (or other national identification number) and credit card numbers, are inherently sensitive. They always need to be kept out of public documents, and any internal documents that hold them need protection. Regulations and contractual obligations […]

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What if your data could talk?

Digital transformation and how to listen to your data It is estimated that 80% of organisations are currently undertaking or planning some form of business or digital transformation, with the aim of increasing revenues, improving efficiency, managing risks and reducing costs. While these efforts can be absolute game-changers for businesses and many of the strategies […]

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What is unstructured data?

“Unstructured data” is a popular focus within information security and governance circles – but what is it? What are the security and privacy concerns associated with this type of information? In this blog, we’ll define unstructured data, explain where it comes from and outline the issues associated with managing the security and privacy compliance of […]

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The backdoor to GDPR violations

By now you’ve heard about the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), the new European Union privacy regulation. The goal of GDPR is to protect the privacy of personal data given the rapidly increasing collection, analysis, storage and sharing of personal information. To meet the goal for strong protection of personal data, some businesses will focus […]

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