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Data Classification and Handling Policies and Risk Management Policies

DATA SUSTAINS AN ORGANIZATION’S business processes and enables it to deliver products and services. Stop the flow of data, and for many companies, business comes quickly to a halt. Data drives online ordering, delivery schedules, allocation of resources, production lines, warehouse management, supply chain, and much more. The economy is driven by data. Those who understand its value and have the ability to manage related risks will have a competitive advantage. If the loss of data lasts long enough, the viability of an organization to survive may come into question. Fortunately, most outages and data disruptions are short in duration. But even short outages ...

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