Companies today are challenged to maintain their data safe and secure from hackers and others with unauthorized access. In his article, TEC business intelligence (BI) analyst Jorge García looks the risks and issues that companies face with securing their data, the importance and advantages of data security, and outlines a path that companies can follow to achieve data security as part of an overall data governance initiative.
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initiative: Data is a business driver. Data is a dynamic—not static—element of your organization as it moves in, out, and across your company. Data can have various forms—structured, unstructured, or semistructured. Data can be seen from both technical and business perspectives. Data can be seen from a user-centric perspective—to promote awareness of data security across your organization. Now let’s look at some guidelines you should consider when launching an information security governance