The foundation for protecting sensitive corporate information is a well thought out classification system based on sensitivity level, and appropriate labeling and handling instructions for each level. Developing an effective classification policy that also balances ease of use for end users can be challenging, but not impossible, if you keep it simple.
This sample data classification policy was originally shared by a CISO to help his peers on Wisegate, and can help you get a head start on creating your own policy, or updating what you already have.
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