The importance of data classification in an infrastructure should be paramount. Unclassified data places organizations at risk since there is no way to ensure that it is safeguarded.
- Classifying data, according to its risk levels, enables organizations to quickly scan and tag data to ensure sensitive data is appropriately managed and protected.
- It is highly likely that new or updated regulations will require data classification to add a vital layer to data privacy and security.
- Unclassified data is putting organizations at risk because there is no way to ensure that it is secure.