Data Security Glossary

No matter what your role is within an organization, this data security glossary is intended for anyone from the security leader to the security practitioner.

Data asset

A data asset is a broader term that encompasses any object or set of objects that contain data. It could refer to a data store (such as Amazon S3 bucket), a data object within that store (such as Apache Parquet file), or a data record (such as a single row in a MySQL table).