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

[INFOGRAPHIC] 5 Reasons to Use Sherpa Altitude IG

Choosing an information governance (IG) vendor is no easy task. Most organizations are asking themselves: What value will an IG solution provide me and my team? Is there an IG vendor that I can trust? Does a single platform exist … Read More

Should Dark Data be brought to light?

Dark data has become a topic of interest for many companies over the last few years.  So, is the term as scary as it sounds?  What is dark data?  Gartner defines dark data as “the information assets organizations collect, process … Read More

Musings on Chip & PIN – or – Don't Cry for Me, Argentina

As part of the technical support team at Sherpa Software, I often receive calls asking how to use our eDiscovery tools to scan for Payment Card Industry (PCI) data, whether it’s located in email messages or attachments or on file … Read More

Policies for your organization's IG strategy. Piles of files!

In a previous blog article, I talked about what to consider when creating retention policies for email. I spoke about things to consider when managing messages. Now, it’s time to talk about the elephant in the room- files. Many email … Read More