The goal of this chapter is to set the groundwork for an understanding of what data security is. It gives a high-level overview of what it encompasses, emphasizes the importance of being compliant with relevant regulations, and outlines real-life consequences of data breaches.
In this chapter, we start by covering a core concept of data security: understanding what sensitive data is. We then move through the various data security measures that create the elements of a comprehensive data security ecosystem.
This chapter aims to round out your understanding of data security by helping you know how to manage data security in real life.