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CIOs charged with protecting information in their organizations must not only implement reliable backup processes but also combat unexpected failures and threats such as application and user error, cyberattacks and facility outages or disruptions. Many CIOs also find that data protection management calls for establishing a system for valuing and cataloging data to determine the importance of various assets.
Suffice it to say, protecting information in the corporate sphere from corruption, leakage and other threats remains a top priority. In this guide, learn how to safeguard data on mobile devices, enact appropriate information protection governance standards and stay on top of the latest data threats.
This CIO essential guide on how to protect information is part of the CIO Briefings series, which is designed to give IT leaders strategic management and decision-making advice on timely topics.
1Information strategy with a data protection slant
A large component of data protection is information governance. Equally important is building a holistic approach to data management that enlists certain processes, controls and metrics in order to treat information as the valuable business asset it is. In the following tips and feature stories, learn how IT leaders are managing, storing, processing and protecting their information while relying on different governance strategies.
Five steps to privacy and data protection governance
Does your IT department have a handle on your company's data privacy scope? Does everyone understand his or her role and responsibilities when it comes to data protection? In this tip from Jinan Budge, global council manager for Forrester Research's Security & Risk Council, and Heidi Shey, a Forrester analyst, learn their five tips for better data governance and protection. Read Now
2Top data threats in the enterprise
Are you managing information protection on a broad scale? This section showcases some of the latest stories on information protection produced on SearchCIO and our sister sites. Click on the links below and find out what information IT leaders are looking to protect and how they're assigning organizational resources accordingly.
Wanting big data, but personal data privacy too
Can you have your cake and eat it too? Big data, which aggregates many types of public information, exposes personal information and, from a company perspective, exposes the enterprise to great risk. In this column, Linda Tucci looks at those risks and considers whether and how organizations can protect their information. Read Now