Category: PII

Compliance, GDPR, Information Governance, PII

What Is Data Discovery and Why Should I Use It?

What Is Data Discovery and Why Should I Use It? The brain is an amazing organ. It weighs about 3 ½ pounds and consists of two hemispheres, 100 billion neurons, and 100 trillion synapses: the command and control center for each of us. The brain controls autonomous functions like heartbeats and brainwaves, but it also …

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What Is Data Discovery and Why Should I Use It?
Compliance, GDPR, PII, Privacy

What is PII? What Should We Do About It?

What is PII? What Should We Do About It? Dreams and fantasies are often referred to as “pie in the sky” thinking—nice to ponder, but, realistically speaking, not likely to happen. A generation ago we would have thought the digitization of information would usher in a Utopian paperless age when our information would be secured, …

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What is PII? What Should We Do About It?
Compliance, GDPR, PII, Privacy

The ABCs of GDPR

The ABCs of GDPR Acronyms and abbreviations used to be relegated to those in the military and government: MDA (Missile Defense Agency), USPS (United States Postal Service), RAF (Royal Air Force). But the proliferation of social media sites like Twitter and Snapchat has moved acronyms into the mainstream: IMHO, YOYO, JK, LOL (in my humble …

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The ABCs of GDPR
Blog Posts, Information Governance, PII, Privacy, Security

Protecting Privacy: Easy as PII?

Protecting Privacy: Easy as PII? Psssst! Can you keep a secret? This simple childhood whisper magnifies an importance in the growing awareness of how organizations maintain the confidentiality of information they receive from individuals. The electronic world overflows with countless bytes of personal information. Online, people input all types of personal data to transact private …

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Protecting Privacy: Easy as PII?