GDPR handbook on data classificationData protection is critical to keeping your assets safe in both physical and virtual environments. But, in an ever-evolving digital environment, businesses are finding that they must constantly reassess their data protection strategies in order to keep pace with the changing IT landscape.

How Do I Define Data Protection for My Business?

Let’s start with the basics: Data protection refers to the process of securing data from loss, corruption and compromise. Data, of course, can mean a variety of things to different organizations, including personal identification, payment information, research or other information important to the business.

The key to defining data protection for your business is understanding the type of data you collect and knowing how you store and manage it.