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It takes a team of individuals throughout an organization who work  together to safeguard the integrity and confidentiality of data  resources. But, how does an organization know that it has enough people  in the right roles performing the right tasks to ensure that digital  assets will be protected from loss or harm?

The RACI matrix is a tool that can be used to outline the various  roles and responsibilities required to provide this protection. For this  discussion, you will prepare a RACI matrix that outlines roles of key  players in the organization who have data protection responsibilities  (i.e. asset security and data protection). Your matrix should  specifically address executives (C-level), managers, supervisors,  employees. The tasks that you should address are: generating  information, using information, classifying information, and managing /  using / implementing data loss prevention technologies.

After you have completed your chart, write a brief discussion of  responsibilities for each role listed in the rows of your chart. Each  role should be addressed in a separate paragraph.

Combine your matrix and your narrative descriptions into a  briefing paper for a working group that has been charged with reviewing  and improving the company’s data classification business processes. Post  your paper in the body of your reply to this topic.

Provide in-text citations and references for 3 or more authoritative  sources. Put the reference list at the end of your posting. Use a  consistent and professional style for your citations and reference list  entries. (Hanging indent is NOT required.)