CompTIA Security+ Question D-50

Which of the following concepts is a term that directly relates to customer privacy considerations?

A. Data handling policies
B. Personally identifiable information
C. Information classification
D. Clean desk policies

Answer: B

Personally identifiable information (PII) is a catchall for any data that can be used to uniquely identify an individual. This data can be anything from the person’s name to a fingerprint (think biometrics), credit card number, or patient record. This has a direct relation to customer privacy considerations.