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Is It Safe? Protecting Your Computer, Your Business, and Yourself Online by Michael Miller

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Chapter 5. Protecting Corporate Data

As you learned in the previous chapter, a single security breach at a large company can result in hundreds of thousands if not millions of individual records becoming vulnerable to identity theft. For this reason, it’s vitally important for any entity that stores large amounts of consumer data to protect itself from data theft.

Just how can a company best secure this type of sensitive data? There are many steps that can be taken—just as there are several things you can do to protect yourself in case your personal information is ever part of a larger corporate data theft.

Data Loss Prevention—It’s Not Optional

Computer security professionals dub the whole area of preventing corporate data theft DLP, or data loss ...

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