Data Classification Tools - Understanding Your Data

Data classification tools are vital in the world of modern business. It’s easy for businesses to become swamped with data, while files and documents disappear from radar because they’re forgotten about. Data classification can organise all your data and help you understand your unstructured data, creating a more secure system.

Data protection is paramount to all businesses. It’s extremely rare for a business not to utilise any technology at all and it follows that the larger the company, the more data they have. This can take many forms. Documents are the most obvious files you have, containing some of your most vital information. Labelling these documents allows you to keep track of what you have and where it is. Similarly, the rest of your Windows files can be security classified. It's also important to keep your messages secure. This aspect of data classification is where some companies fall down. Release control for messages ensures the security and integrity of your systems. In addition, there are mobile data classification techniques which protect your employees’ mobile devices from data loss and vulnerability. It’s also possible to place restrictions on which data is accessible on mobile devices. Overall, you need visibility on the data your company possesses and you need to be able to control it. This has a number of benefits to your business beyond simple protection; it can increase the efficiency of your company and make corporate compliance easier. Finding a company who can offer you secure solutions and is approachable is essential.

HANDD Business Solutions have been protecting data for over a decade. You might not have heard of us, but we keep data safe for many of the world’s top banks and organisations. To find out more about our data classification tools, call +44 (0)845 643 4063 or visit our website at for more details.