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Market Overview Report: Data Classification For Security And Privacy by Forrester Research

by Heidi Shey, Senior Analyst, Forrester

Data classification is a core component of defining and understanding data that security and risk (S&R) professionals must protect, as well as identifying the way employees should handle it and the types of security controls that are necessary.

Data classification tools, which include manual (user-driven) and automated classification, help organizations apply metadata tags to sensitive data.

In this report, Forrester Research examine adoption and market trends, the characteristics of firms that have implemented data classification, and methods of making the business case for these tools.

Topics include:

  • Why data classification is a foundation for data security and privacy
  • Market maturity and deployment trends
  • Insight from firms that have implemented data classification
  • Five ways to move forward with data classification

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"User friendly Administration console helps to easily understand and implement classification"

Implementation is rather easier than other competitive products, administration console is also easier to understand and everything relevant to classification is there.
Also there are number of default templates and default messages to use with classification rules.

IT Project Manager in the Finance Industry

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