How can you protect what you can’t see? Data proliferation is rampant, and unstructured data is rapidly growing, estimated to be 80% of a business’s data inventory. Unstructured data is routinely undermanaged and hard to control and track as users take sensitive files from controlled repositories, store them on laptops, mobile devices, and cloud services, and share them in collaboration applications. This means more information and more sensitive information exists everywhere.
But how do you find it? How do you track its movement? How do you protect it?
Ron Arden explains, in a recent blog on Infosecurtity Magazine, that you need to know where your data is, who is using it, and how it changes throughout its lifecycle.