Preventing Enterprise Data Loss – 6 Best Practices

There is an excellent Article on ZD Net 15th June 2010 about the 6 Best Practices for Preventing Enterprise Data Loss. These include:

#1: Understand what data is most sensitive to your business.

#2: Know where your most sensitive data resides.

#3: Understand the origin and nature of your risks.

#4: Select the appropriate controls based on policy risk  and where sensitive data resides.

#5: Manage security centrally

#6: Audit security to constantly improve.