Off-the-topic: College classes for free

OK, way off-topic this month, but I’ve got a subject that (hopefully) many of you will find interesting. My wife actually discovered www.Coursera.org, an online education site that offers college-level classes for free. I’ve been signing up for classes and … Read More

Understanding HIPAA

Here at Sherpa, we’re frequently contacted by organizations looking to learn more about complying with federal regulations, such as HIPAA or Sarbanes-Oxley. HIPAA, the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act, was enacted in 1996 to ensure the protection of patient … Read More

Wildcards, Phrases, and Other Search Syntax Sundries

At Sherpa Software, we strive to make our products easy and intuitive, but we still get calls from customers wanting help crafting their keyword search syntax. The key things to understand are the differences between the Word List (Any), Word … Read More

(Re) Introduction to the Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard

Just in time for the New Year, authorities have announced that as many as 40 million debit and credit cards may have been compromised as a result of a breach of Target’s payment system. Details of how the theft occurred … Read More

Optical Character Recognition (OCR): The Sherpa Guide

Since its introduction in 2004, customers have been using Sherpa Software’s Discovery Attender  to locate email messages and other electronically-stored information containing specific text, or that meet other criteria such as age, size, etc. By far, however, it is the … Read More

Using Mail Attender to Perform Public Folder Migrations

Whichever version of Exchange you’re running, you already know that Sherpa’s Mail Attender is a powerful tool for managing an Exchange environment. Were you aware that Mail Attender can also be used to perform public folder migrations? While Microsoft offers … Read More