sensitive information

  

Definition

Privileged or proprietary information which, if compromised through alteration, corruption, loss, misuse, or unauthorized disclosure, could cause serious harm to the organization owning it. Also called sensitive asset.

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  • Mike refused to complete the grocery store survey because it was very lengthy and asked for quite a bit of sensitive information.

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  • There was a lot of sensitive information that I could not release because it could hurt the reputation of the person.

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  • The credit card files of the company's customers was very sensitive information, so they hired a team of experts to devise security measures for it.

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