Why do organizations have dark data?
Emails, documents, spreadsheets, presentations—all these add up to the collection of the dark data of a business.
There are a number of affordable data storage options available making it easy to accumulate dark data.
What cyber risks does dark data pose?
Allowing dark data to build up brings various risks in terms of cybersecurity.
It is important for organizations to regularly look at what data they’re collecting and storing. Any data that is required must be processed and categorized, while old or unnecessary data must be discarded right away. This not only frees up space on your data management system, but also helps gain insights that can boost your business.