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0 What is data integrity?

  • by Bas Michielsen
  • 04-01-2021
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Data integrity is the maintenance of, and the assurance of, the accuracy and consistency of data over its entire life-cycle, and is a critical aspect to the design, implementation and usage of any system which stores, processes, or retrieves data.

Integrity is doing the right thing, even when no one is watching. (C.S. Lewis).

Integrity (noun) [U] (HONESTY) ... The quality of being honest and having strong moral principles that you refuse to change. (Cambridge dictionary).

 

  • Data integrity is not data security


Data security contains all measures taken to keep data from getting corrupted.

Data integrity is the maintenance of, and the assurance of, the accuracy and consistency of data over its entire life cycle

 

  • Data integrity is not data quality


Data quality is all about creating trustworthy records from the moment raw data is entered, stored, transferred, and archived.

 

Read more about Data Integrity and Data Security here!