A new press release reports, “Today, Infolock, an industry-leading data advisory services provider and CIS® SecureSuite® Member, announced the release of a new, freely-available Data Risk Best Practices addendum to the CIS Controls™ Version 7, available online. The CIS Controls provide 20 essential controls needed for information security management. The CIS Controls are widely considered the most concise and practical best practices guide of its kind. The current version, Version 7, was released on March 19, 2018, and has already been downloaded more than 28,000 times. Combined download totals for all versions of the CIS Controls exceed 130,000. The Data Risk Best Practices complements and extends the existing CIS Controls, specifically CIS Control 13 (Data Protection). It establishes three sequential areas of data management focus, with both organizational and technical sub-controls: Governance, Visibility, Protection.”
The release continues, “The sequential steps outlined in detail in the Data Risk Best Practices enable organizations, and their executives (COOs, CFOs, CIOs, CISOs, DPOs, etc.) to understand, assess, analyze, plan, implement, manage, and maintain controls for data privacy, data security, data compliance, and data operations in the short- and long-term. The release coincides with Infolock’s launch of a new strategic data advisory consulting practice. This practice will focus on the global data-centric protection market, estimated to be worth over $5B a year by 2022, according to MarketsandMarkets™. Infolock is the leading provider of data governance, data management, and data protection services to regulated and non-regulated organizations in the U.S. and Latin America.”
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