Why dark data is a growing danger for corporations

Dark data is data that a company has collected but no longer needs — ranging from outdated customer information to old employee records. This data type is often forgotten and unprotected by corporations, creating substantial liabilities and tempting targets for cybercriminals.

In this Help Net Security video, Dannie Combs, SVP and CISO at Donnelley Financial Solutions, discusses why dark data represents a potential cybersecurity threat for global businesses.

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