Government Data at Risk: Effective Data Governance and Security Management

Government Data at Risk: Effective Data Governance and Security Management In today's "knowledge economy," government data is a lucrative target for cybercriminals. A strong data governance program that complements data security is of paramount importance. There is so much for government CIOs to consider when it comes to protecting citizen data and sensitive government information. To adequately protect that data, it's important to identify the data, establish its value and risk level, and know where it is stored, where it goes, how it is used, and who uses it. Armed with this information, government agencies can structure an effective, data governance program with policies and procedures that will help them meet compliance requirements and better serve their constituencies without adding cost or complexity.

Download this white paper to learn about:

  • Tools and strategies for data discovery, historical analysis, and data loss risk assessment

  • Prioritizing data through proper classification

  • The importance of unifying security and compliance activities under a single set of policies and processes

  • Effective controls for protecting data at rest and data in motion

  • Monitoring, measuring, and maintaining the effectiveness of a data governance program over time through centralized management and reporting

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