Sensitive Files in International Deals
Sensitive files in international deals are becoming a major concern for corporate executives. These files are typically classified as hypersensitive and are considered to be the crown jewels for a company. They are a major risk of falling into the wrong hands. Cybercriminals can target any sensitive document, whether it contains monetary information, personal data or trade secrets.
Loss, misuse, or unauthorized access to sensitive data could negatively impact national security, federal programs, and the privacy that individuals are entitled to under the Privacy Act. Check out the Controlled Unclassified Information (CUI).
Moderate sensitivity data comprises data for which there is a legal obligation to protect however, the disclosure of this information could cause small harm to those and organizations involved. Examples include construction plans and donor records, as well as information about intellectual property, details about IT services, visas, and other travel documents as well as security information.
A company that operates globally has to determine whether its data falls into the PHI of HIPAA or GDPR and ensure that it’s properly stored and transferred.