Data roles

Everyone within a company will access data every day, but the company needs to control access to the data, and this is done by using data roles; we are now going to look at these roles:

  • Owner: Someone within a company needs to have overall control of the data, and this is normally the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) or the Chairman. The owner can be known as the information owner or steward and is responsible for making decisions on its protection.
  • Custodian: The data custodian is responsible for securing the data, backing it up, checking the data's integrity, and ensuring that the server holding the data has anti-virus software installed. They are responsible for ensuring that the data is made available, but they do not make critical ...

Get CompTIA Security+ Certification Guide now with O’Reilly online learning.

O’Reilly members experience live online training, plus books, videos, and digital content from 200+ publishers.