Privacy and Security Considerations for Information Governance

DiscussionPrivacy and Security Considerations for Information Governance

Word count: 300+ words

According to the authors, privacy and security go hand in hand; and hence, privacy cannot be protected without implementing proper security controls and technologies. Today, organizations must make not only reasonable efforts to offer protection of privacy of data, but also must go much further as privacy breaches are damaging to its customers, reputation, and potentially could put the company out of business.  As we continue learning from our various professional areas of practice, its no doubt that breaches have become an increasing concern to many businesses and their future operations.

For this discussion, find an example of a security breach that compromised data records at a company in the same industry as you will be using in your final paper. Summarize the breach, discuss the data that was lost and identify security controls that you would recommend being in place (be certain to remember to cite sources) that could have prevented this breach from occurring. Share an applicable personal experience

  • Provide an outside source that applies to the topic, along with additional information about the topic (please cite properly in APA).
  • At least one scholarly source should be used in the discussion. Be sure to use information from your readings.
  • Use proper citations and references in your post


For this assignment, please read chapters 11 and 12 from the below textbook.

Chapter 11 – Information Governance and Privacy and Security Functions
Chapter 12 – Information Governance for E-Mail and Instant MessagingManagement

Title: Information Governance, ISBN: 9781118421017 Authors: Robert F. Smallwood Publisher: John Wiley & Sons Publication Date: 2014-03-28

Note: plagiarism check required, APA7 format, include References, within 8hrs