Why an Information Asset Register Plays Important RoleConsultant Bilal Ghafoor Offers Insights on Tracking Data So It Can Be Protected
Security practitioners need to know what data their organization has and where it is kept so they can ensure it's protected. That inventory process that can be simplified by creating an information asset register, says Bilal Ghafoor, a data protection consultant.
In a video interview with Information Security Media Group, Ghafoor discusses:
- Why CISOs often trip up when it comes to basic security and data hygiene;
- The importance of building an information asset register;
- The barriers to adopting such a fundamental governance approach.
Ghafoor, an independent data protection consultant, formerly worked for public sector organizations and charities, including Macmillan Cancer Support and Parkinson's UK.