Sensitive Data Intelligence
Protecting sensitive data, whether it be personal data or company intellectual property is a foundational requirement of privacy laws and rational management of business assets. Limiting the storage of data not needed by the organization reduces the risk of data breaches and is required by many laws including HIPAA, the CPRA amendment to the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA), the Virginia Consumer Data Protection Act (VCDPA), and the Colorado Privacy Act (CPA). More US state, federal and international laws will soon require this.
Creating and maintaining an inventory of data storage locations and what is collected is the first step in data governance. Data governance is a holistic program that includes the data policies, procedures and standards that drive the definition what needs to be protected and the behavior of individuals in an organization. Life used to be much simpler when data of significance was on paper or stored in application databases. But today, ith the rapid growth of data repositories like Microsoft OneDrive, Google Drive, Dropbox, Microsoft Fileshares, SharePoint and data lakes, many organizations do not know what data needs to be protected to allow them to manage risk and to ensure compliance.
Assured SPC can help you initiate and organize data governance. We start with an automated discovery of where data is stored and what data is stored. We offer a quickstart service in which we will implement the scanning for up to 30 data storage repositories and report on the current state with detailed facts about your organization’s situation. If you are ready to know the risk and compliance situation for your organization, click the link below to schedule a call to talk.