According to a recent report from the Identity Theft Resource Center, the number of data breaches in the US has increased by nearly 45% since 2016. This is a trend felt throughout the world.
Personally Identifiable Information (PII) is a valuable commodity on the black market, and both external attackers and malicious insiders can benefit from getting their hands on it. Likewise, accidental misuse of sensitive data can be catastrophic to the bottom line of a business if large quantities of PII are involved.
This whitepaper will explain what constitutes Personally Identifiable Information and go through some practical tips on how you can begin to secure and protect it.