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Data protection policy is a type of security policy that aims to design, implement, guide, monitor and manage security over an organization's data.
It primarily aims at securing and protecting logical data stored, consumed, and managed by an organization. This data can be stored within the organization core infrastructure, offsite location or at an online / cloud service.
The key objective behind data protection policy is ensuring the security and integrity of data at rest and in motion - regardless of its physical or logical location. The data protection policy will be designed to ensure security across all the data storage / consuming location.
A comprehensive data protection policy includes: