Gartner Research

Use the Data Security Governance Framework to Balance Business Needs and Risks

Published: 18 December 2019

ID: G00465140

Analyst(s): Bart Willemsen , Marc-Antoine Meunier, Brian Lowans

Summary

The opportunities to use data are growing exponentially, but so too are the business and financial risks. Security and risk management leaders should use the data security governance framework to mitigate business risks caused by security threats, data residency and privacy issues.

Table Of Contents
  • Key Challenges

Introduction

Analysis

  • Use the DSG Framework to Prioritize Business Risks That Need to Be Mitigated With Appropriate Security
  • Investigate How Prioritized Business Risks Might Emerge Throughout the Data Management Life Cycle
  • Use CARTA to Choose Security Policy Rules and Controls to Mitigate Risks
  • Review Security Policy Rules Annually and Whenever Business Risks Change

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