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.

Unstructured data

Unstructured data is usually qualitative and does not fit into a predefined data model. As such, conventional data tools such as relational databases cannot process it. Examples include text, video or audio files, images, etc. Most creative works, designs, IP, and documents consist of unstructured data.