Archived Webinar: Top 5 Tips to Overcome Executive Challenges to Implement Data Classification 



Bill Belcher
Vice-President of Sales & Business Development
Boldon James, Ltd.


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Date: Thursday, 11 August 2016
Time: 12PM (EDT) / 11AM (CDT) / 9AM (PDT) / 16:00 (UTC)


Employing data classification is now the best practice standard in the first step to achieving a holistic data-centric security strategy, but where do you start? And how do you overcome challenges to implement classification successfully in your organization? Join Bill Belcher, Vice-President – Sales & Business Development of Boldon James as he discusses 5 key approaches to overcoming the challenges faced by today’s CISO and senior security professionals in implementing data classification.

Bill will explore how using data classification can protect your most sensitive data, ensure compliance and help identify risky user behavior before it impacts your business. He will also discuss how data classification can be used successfully to protect data, transform security culture, and enhance existing security technologies such as DLP.

Key takeaways will include:

  • How to approach defining and getting consensus on a data classification policy
  • Determining the right classification approach for your organization (automation vs. user driven)
  • Building the business case for data classification
  • How to communicate the value of data classification to stakeholders
  • Who is employing data classification successfully for competitive advantage

Bill Belcher brings 30 plus years of experience building sales teams, reseller channels, and system integrator relationships to deliver best-in-class solutions across multiple market verticals. He is responsible for the Americas team with the goal of expanding the use of Boldon James Data Classification and Secure Mail solutions in enterprise, government and system integrator accounts. After spending the first 5 years of his career as a Contracts Administrator, he has spent the last 25 years working for a variety of start-ups,turn arounds, and leading technology companies including GE, Micromuse (now IBM), and Sprint Communications. Prior to joining Boldon James, he was Vice President of Sales for ServicePower, a mobile workforce scheduling solution company. He graduated from The American University with a BA in Economics and Political Science, and a Master’s degree in Public Administration with a concentration in organizational development.

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