Personally Identifiable Information

Personally identifiable information (PII) is private information that identifies you, members of your organization, and your clients. PII can be found in numerous places. It can exist in databases used by your company, directory services used in your network, and various other sources that contain names, phone numbers, addresses, credit card numbers, and so on. If such information became available to unauthorized users, it could result in embarrassment, liability, and possibly even criminal charges.

Exam Warning

PII goes hand in hand with privacy policies. Policies within the company should adhere to legislation that ensures personal data is secure.

Privacy

Privacy policies spell out the level of privacy ...

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