4 Steps to information management

An EMC Digital Universe Study last year predicted that by 2020 there will be nearly as many digital bytes as there are stars in the universe. With that correlation, to say that managing ESI is a growing problem would be a gross … Read More

Gravity, physics, and the mysteries of dark data

Cosmologists and astrophysicists have long hypothesized about the existence of “dark matter,” a mysterious, invisible substance inferred by the gravitational behavior of the large-scale structure of the universe. While unseen by telescopes, dark matter may account for most of the … Read More

Are eDiscovery Policies a part of your risk management plan?

Electronic discovery (also called eDiscovery) refers to any process in which electronic data is sought, located, secured, and searched often with the intent of using it as evidence in a legal case.  Discovery of electronic records has become a concern … Read More

The value of filtering & culling in eDiscovery

Gathering electronically stored information (ESI) for the purposes of litigation is a common task for an IT department. Often this takes the form of a ‘collect everything’ approach and with it huge volumes are sent out for processing and review.  … Read More

Finding PCI & PII in Your Organization

Just about every day, the national headlines include stories about data breaches that have compromised the security of thousands or millions of confidential electronic records, often containing credit card or social security numbers.  Usually, these occur at organizations found to be in violation of various regulations or industry standards … Read More

Small Business & Policy Enforcement: Why it Matters

Many companies in the small or medium business (SMB) space assume that information governance and policy management concerns are solely the domain of large enterprises. That misconception couldn’t be further from the truth.  SMBs are bound by the same regulations … Read More