Data can mean many different things, but there are typically four main categories that it can be sorted into for management purposes. The category that you choose will then have an effect upon the choices that you make throughout the rest of your data management plan.
Derived or compiled
Things to consider when deciding on where and how to store your data:
Data Security is the protection of data from unauthorized access, use, change, disclosure and destruction. Make sure your data is safe in regards to: