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Practical Privacy — Discovery Automation of Privacy Risk

Published: 02 January 2020

ID: G00376386

Analyst(s): Marc-Antoine Meunier , Nader Henein


Organizations have found discovery to be the critical first step to identify and quantify areas of privacy risk. Security and risk management leaders must segment their approach against the three sources of privacy risk with a focus on actionable outcomes if they are to overcome workload paralysis.

Table Of Contents
  • Key Challenges



  • Deliver a Real-Time and Ongoing View of Risk Through Automation
  • Focus on Scalable and Actionable Outcomes
  • Ensure the Organization Has a Comprehensive View of Privacy Risk
    • Application Risk
    • Unstructured Risk
    • Third-Party Risk

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