Tag Archives: nonpublic personal information

Convenience vs. Data Breaches … Avoidance is an Answer

– In “If You’re Collecting Our Data, You Ought to Protect It” in the Business Section of The New York Times of February 17, 2013, Natasha Singer describes how a data breach involving the personal nonpublic information of some 40,000 current and former NASA employees was preceded by an…

Data Classification: Begin With Your Personally Identifiable Information

– Let’s face it: Data classification—despite being an information security “best practice”— is an expensive, time-consuming, labor-intensive task. For those organizations supporting thousands (or even hundreds) of applications and databases, the job of identifying all data elements and…