CompTIA Security+ Question J-26

A security administrator is auditing a database server to ensure the correct security measures are in place to protect the data. Some of the fields consist of people’s first name, last name, home address, date of birth and mothers last name. Which of the following describes this type of data?

C. Low
D. Public

Answer: A

PII is any type of information/data and portion of data that can be used to trace back to a person and is usually data like personally identifiable information such as first names, last names, home address, date of birth, etc.