The Role of Data Governance in Cybersecurity

Data is a critical enterprise asset that underpins operations, drives decision-making, makes personalised end-to-end service delivery possible, unlocks competitive advantage and more. Unfortunately, all this data represents a rich prize for cyber criminals looking to steal, hijack, or hold data to ransom. Which is why cybersecurity has become a top strategic priority for today’s organisations, given the exponential rise of ransomware, phishing and other cyber threats.

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COVID19 and US Politics dominated security news in 2020

The security concerns of the 2020 election brought digital security to the forefront of the Western world’s attention and the buzz phrase “zero trust” went from tech company lip service to an actual technology feature. And for good reason. The biggest problem in digital security is not technological but human. People just didn’t want to make the effort to keep their data secure.

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