Tag Archives: PII

DHS Handbook for Safeguarding PII

Just providing another resource on policies to protecting PII. This handbook was published by the Department of Homeland Security. Hope this is another useful resource on this subject. You can download the pdf file here.

Guide to Protecting PII

Source: NIST The escalation of security breaches involving personally identifiable information (PII) has contributed to the loss of millions of records over the past few years.1 Breaches involving PII are hazardous to both individuals and organizations. Individual harms2 may include identity theft, embarrassment, or blackmail. Organizational harms may include a loss of public trust, legal liability, or remediation… Read More »