Information protection, Part 2, Audit and compliance

"SAFER" information protection capabilities

From the developerWorks archives

Mark Simmonds and Ernie Mancill

Date archived: May 14, 2019 | First published: August 02, 2010

Information protection is one of the common entry points for organizations getting started with information governance. Protecting sensitive data serves a clear business need, and protecting data is the goal of many current regulations. In 2008, the average cost of a data breach to an organization was $6.5M - and these only represent the ones that were found. Most of these breaches were internal.

In part 1 of this two part series we looked at the information security and privacy aspects of protection your data. Now, in part 2 we turn our attention to audit and compliance.

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