The Importance of Having Policies on Data Destruction

Nowadays, as the outlay for storing data decreases, our collection and creation of data increases just as quickly. We have difficulty letting go of old data in case we may be able to use it again. So with lowering costs in data storage, we store more and more of our data. Although many organizations actually need their data and use it more often than others (e.g. Google), they never have to get rid of any of their information. However, considering other businesses that are not in the same kind of work as Google, do they really need to store all that information? Is that information really needed at all?

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