The Importance of Information Governance in Information Security

By John Atienza on March 17, 2016


The article begins with the importance of data security. There is too much focus on defending the perimeter and not enough attention on actually protecting sensitive customer and proprietary data. Data Loss Prevention technologies are not enough. U.S. legal penalties and EU privacy regulations are causing an increase in information governance needs. The author is calling for a system that recognizes sensitive information on endpoints and detecting the movement of data within and out of an organization’s network.