Best Practices for Protecting Consumer Data

by Jillena Locklear
Oct. 2, 2017 1 comment Infosecwriters Management

The field of information technology (IT) has grown extensively in the past few decades. This growth can be attributed to the advancement of technology and the impact that new technology has had on consumerism. Technology has developed a new avenue for societal consumers. The World Wide Web (Internet) alone has paved the way for consumers to enjoy the comforts of their home and make purchases online avoiding the hustle and bustle of common crowds at malls and other various retail centers. Other aspects of online technology including e-mail, search engines, applications (apps) and social media, all play a role in collecting information from users. These forms of online activities are popular among consumers and are used daily to retrieve and send vital information. Most of the time, the information that is shared using these various tools is personal and can contain information relating to location of user, banking information, birthday, social security numbers, telephone numbers, etc...

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Irina Alexandra Negrii 2 months ago

Train employees on data privacy,limit data access,protect employee mobile devices, use data loss prevention (DLP) tools or obtain a data security audit from a third party..this are the most efficient

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