Data classification tools: What they do and who makes them
Data classification is an essential pre-requisite to data protection, security and compliance. Firms need to know where their data is and the types of data they hold.
Increasingly, organisations have invested in dedicated tools to classify datasets as they are ingested, as well as to scan stored data for sensitive information and to create data catalogues and business glossaries. This tools-based approach is replacing the custom scripts that enterprises have often relied on for data discovery.
Providers of data classification tools include business analytics suppliers, database and infrastructure companies, application software suppliers, cloud providers and niche specialists.
Read this article to learn more about how these tools can help keep your data tidy.