Data Loss Prevention (DLP)
Data can be traditionally grouped under three categories based on their criticality. They are as follows:
- Personally Identifiable Information (PII): Examples include birth dates, employee numbers, Social Security Numbers, national identification numbers, credit card information, personal health information, and so on.
- Intellectual Property (IP): Examples include product design documents, the source code of software, research information, patent applications, and customer data.
- Non-Public Information (NPI): Examples include financial information, mergers—and acquisitions-related information and activities, corporate policies, legal and regulatory matters, executive communication, and so on.
Compromising any of the preceding ...