How To Prevent An Illicit Data Dump
Source: Dark Reading - Posted by Dave Wreski   
Intrusion Detection The headline occurs almost every day lately -- a large enterprise or government agency loses a huge cache of data through the actions of an employee. Whether it's a malicious theft and posting, a la WikiLeaks, or an unintentional compromise of sensitive business information, the affected organization is put in a position of serious risk. Developing and enforcing rules around how data is handled within your company is the most effective way to reduce the likelihood of a major data loss.

The first step is to classify your companyís data in terms of its value, legal storage and protection requirements, sensitivity and criticality. If you donít know what you need to protect and its value, you canít allocate the necessary and appropriate security controls to guard against data loss and theft.

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