Not long ago, corporate executives would give only passing thoughts to their organization’s cybersecurity postures. Leadership and board members would take notice in the wake of a major data breach, for example, or a couple of times a year as a “check the box” exercise to maintain compliance with regulations. Overall, however, cybersecurity analytics didn’t really garner much attention.
Given the recent security breaches and reported hacking attempts, it is increasingly important for companies to have a handle on their most sensitive data. Sensitive data can include employees’ personal information, customer information, trade secrets, and other types of data that would cause internal breaches to company information if obtained by a hacker. To identify your organizations’ sensitive data points, refer to our recent article highlighting 5 examples of sensitive data.