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5 Best Practices for Building Your Data Loss Prevention Strategy

September 15, 2022

Several recent high-profile instances of data loss serve as cautionary tales for organizations handling sensitive data — including a recent case where the personal data of nearly half a million Japanese citizens was put in a compromising position when the USB drive on which it was stored was mislaid.

Regardless of industry, all businesses handle sensitive data — whether it’s storing HR or payroll files that include bank information and Social Security numbers or securely logging payment details. As such, enterprises of all sizes should have a data loss prevention (DLP) strategy in place that encompasses the entire organization. Organizations should update their DLP strategy frequently, to account not only for the evolution of how we store, manage, and move data, but also for advancements in cybercrime.

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