Data Discovery And Classification: The Foundation Of Effective Information Governance

Protecting data in accordance with its value or sensitivity is a critical part of information management and data governance. A data discovery and classification exercise, facilitated by the right technology tools, will enable an enterprise to find its sensitive data, label it with the appropriate sensitivity, and ensure that you can demonstrate regulatory compliance by applying controls and policies consistently and accurately.

In this paper you will learn the importance of why organizations should take a joint approach to tackling big data, coupling best of breed data discovery and data classification solutions as part of a data-centric security approach.

Topics covered in this whitepaper include:

  • Discover and classify
  • Secure all types of data
  • Discover and monitor
  • The data discovery toolkit
  • The human element in classification
  • Evolving classification
  • Common pitfalls