Task 1.5: Understanding the Value of Documents

Identifying the value of the documents your company has is an important task. Documents have value—some more than others. You might lose a quote from a vendor for the new server you have requested and have little to worry about. But what if you lost a client list that had credit card and other personal information? Clearly, some documents and the information they contain are more valuable than others. Factors that impact organizations and how they handle information include the following:

  • Government regulations such as the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) and the Gramm-Leach-Bliley Act hold corporations accountable for the privacy, integrity, and security of information. ...

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