Mind your spreadsheets: Tips to improve your data governance before an incident

Even the most secure organizations fall victim to cyber attacks. To be prepared, organizations need to identify and secure or delete certain high-risk forms of data on their systems.

Cyber criminals have been cashing in on organizations’ loose information governance practices since the rise of so-called “double extortion” in 2020 in which threat actors encrypt key systems, steal data and demand a ransom in exchange for decryptors and deletion. My partners Dan Michaluk and Eric Charleston have prepared an article in which they explain how ungoverned data collections can complicate an incident response, and provide helpful tips to improve data management.

Read the article which is available on BLG’s website.

This content has been updated on May 13, 2022 at 10 h 21 min.