You may have heard the phrase, “privacy engineering”, or “data protection engineering”. But what does it mean? Thankfully, the European Union Agency for Cybersecurity (ENISA) has recently released a document that provides clarification on the topic.
With an overabundance of information being stored or created in electronic format, and various tools for turning data (i.e., personally identifiable information, intellectual property, credit card) into cash, goods, and other services, the risks of doing business have increased. We are hearing more and more about attacks where the target is sensitive data, and the perpetrators are those with elevated levels of trust and access within the business.