||Securing Unstructured Data
discusses the subject of securing data storage—how security can be applied to the specific locations where data resides. That chapter focuses on the static state of data (information) on a hard disk or in a database, but in the high-bandwidth, mobile, and networked environments in which we work and live, information rarely stays in one place. In a matter of microseconds, information can be distributed to many locations and people around the world. In order to secure this data, we must look beyond the simple confines of where
information can be stored and think more about how
it is stored or, more accurately for this chapter, how it is formatted.
Information is typically categorized as ...