This toolkit will help small businesses identify crucial data that should be safeguarded from external vulnerabilities as well as ways to classify it into different forms. The following sections covers various type of data that are important and the different categories it can be classified into. If you need more information on the following topics, make sure to check out the corresponding blog article for complete understanding.
A dataset is classified as public if there is no harm or impact to the business in the event that the data set is disclosed or leaked. Examples of public data can be contact information, newsletters and press releases.
A dataset is classified as confidential if the dataset contains important data related to customers or business which could have significant impact on the organization. Examples of confidential data are social security numbers of employees or credit card information of customers.