SEC 8: How do you classify your data?

Classification provides a way to categorize data, based on levels of sensitivity, to help you determine appropriate protective and retention controls.

Resources

Amazon Macie: Data Visibility Powered by Machine Learning
AWS Security Best Practices
Amazon Macie Automatically Discover, Classify, and Secure Content at Scale

Best Practices:

Improvement Plan

Define data classification requirements
Define requirements that will help you categorize and classify data.

Implement data identification and classification
Implement defined data identification and classification strategy.

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