Shai Gelbaum has been in the security field for over 20 years, with roles in product management and sales engineering. Prior to BigID, he held positions at Forcepoint, Checkpoint, Sophos, Cybereason and Forescout. Shai currently manages the security product line at BigID, leveraging machine learning and advanced data intelligence to help customers secure their data.
The Classification Conundrum: Why It’s Time to Rethink Your Approach to Data Classification
Data classification is embedded in the very DNA of successful data protection and privacy programs, at the heart of a true data asset inventory, and is critical for compliance - but it can be difficult, unreliable, and inconsistent (at best). How can enterprises know their data in a fragmented data landscape of diverse data formats, schemas, content, and metadata types? Why haven’t we solved the classification conundrum - and how can security and privacy teams lead the charge for next-generation classification?