XRTech Data Classification Policy
This Data Classification Policy outlines the guidelines and procedures for classifying and safeguarding data at XRTech, with a specific focus on video and MQTT data. Data classification is essential to ensure that data is managed, protected, and accessed in accordance with its sensitivity and criticality.
The purpose of this policy is to:
- Establish a standardized framework for classifying data, specifically video and MQTT data, based on their sensitivity and importance.
- Define the appropriate security measures and access controls for each data classification category.
- Promote responsible data handling practices among XRTech employees to protect sensitive data effectively.
Data Classification Categories
Data at XRTech will be classified into the following categories:
- Public Data: Data that is intended for public consumption and does not contain sensitive information. This category includes non-confidential information that can be freely shared.
- Internal Data: Data intended for internal use within XRTech. This category includes data that, while not highly sensitive, is not meant for public dissemination.
- Confidential Data: Sensitive data that requires protection. This category includes video and MQTT data that may contain proprietary, client-specific, or sensitive information.
- Highly Confidential Data: Critical data requiring the highest level of protection. This category includes video and MQTT data that contain extremely sensitive information, trade secrets, or personally identifiable information (PII).
Data Handling and Access Control
Access to data at XRTech will be controlled as follows:
- Public Data: Access to public data will be unrestricted within the organization.
- Internal Data: Access to internal data will be granted to employees with a legitimate business need. Role-based access controls will be implemented.
- Confidential Data: Access to confidential data will be restricted to authorized personnel only. Access will require proper authentication and authorization.
- Highly Confidential Data: Access to highly confidential data will be highly restricted and limited to individuals with specific clearance. Stringent access controls, encryption, and monitoring will be in place.
Data Protection Measures
XRTech will implement appropriate security measures based on data classification:
- Data encryption in transit and at rest for confidential and highly confidential data.
- Regular security assessments and audits to ensure compliance with security controls.
- Secure storage and transmission of data in accordance with best practices.
Employee Training and Awareness
All XRTech employees will receive training on data classification, its importance, and their responsibilities for handling data according to its classification. Regular awareness programs will be conducted to reinforce these principles.
Policy Review and Updates
This Data Classification Policy will be reviewed annually or as needed to accommodate changes in technology, data handling practices, and business requirements.
XRTech is committed to the responsible handling and protection of data, including video and MQTT data. This policy serves as a foundation for classifying and safeguarding data in alignment with its sensitivity and criticality.