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5 Ways Companies Can Protect Personally Identifiable Information

February 5, 2021

Protecting personally identifiable information (PII) is one of the key aspects of a security expert’s job. What does personally identifiable information include? Social Security numbers, birth dates and places, financial accounts and more can give threat actors a foothold to identify someone or steal their money or identity. This data could also be used to stigmatize or embarrass a person.

State and national governments have taken PII more and more seriously over the years. As digital attackers find new ways to trace a person’s identity and steal PII, governments put sanctions in place to prevent it. Those sanctions also mean business entities could see steep fines if they don’t protect their employees’ data.

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