Security & Compliance(PII)

Controls that a company implements to protect its assets and meeting the standards that a third-party has set forth as best practices.

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PII is personal data that can be used to uncover a specific individual’s identity, such as SSNs, full names, and phone numbers.

Personally identifiable information (PII) is any information connected to a specific individual that can be used to uncover that individual’s identity, such as their social security number, full name, or email address.

Sensitive info includes

  • Biometric data, such as fingerprints and retinal scans

  • Financial information, including bank account numbers and credit card numbers

  • Medical records

  • Unique identification numbers, such as driver’s license numbers, passport numbers, and other government-issued ID numbers