What are rules and policies?
So basically rules are given the ability to have the protection of their own. Policies relates to how the rules are going to be implemented. Entities design their policies on the basis of rules applied by regulatory authorities AND their business objectives.
What is PPI vs PII?
This can come in the form of credit card information, a social security number, or any other source of individually identifying materials. Another common name for this type of data is Private Personal information (PPI). PII has been around for years.
What are examples of PII?
Examples include a full name, Social Security number, driver’s license number, bank account number, passport number, and email address. We often talk about PII in the context of data breaches and identity theft.
How are rules and policies different?
Rules imply a set of clearly stated standards, which regulates the behavior of an individual, at the workplace. Policies refer to the principle of action laid down by the top-level management, which acts as a guide for the decision making under various circumstances. An order, which needs to be followed.
Who is responsible for protecting PII?
DOL internal policy specifies the following security policies for the protection of PII and other sensitive data: It is the responsibility of the individual user to protect data to which they have access.
What is not PII?
Non-PII data, is simply data that is anonymous. This data can not be used to distinguish or trace an individual’s identity such as their name, social security number, date and place of birth, bio-metric records etc.
What is not PII examples?
Info such as business phone numbers and race, religion, gender, workplace, and job titles are typically not considered PII. But they should still be treated as sensitive, linkable info because they could identify an individual when combined with other data.