Ways to avoid Information Governance pitfalls

Ways to avoid Information Governance pitfalls Information Governance (IG) -It sounds like it is a very extensive process because unfortunately, it is.  There are many components to IG, with the two major players being software and people. In this article, … Read More

Finding PCI and PII Data with Discovery Attender

Various privacy laws and other data security regulations detail how private, financial, and other confidential records should be handled. These rules cover the usage and storage of data, such as credit card numbers, social security numbers, social insurance information, and health care records. As described in a previous … Read More

Jul
11

Targeting Risks in IT – 5 Things to Consider

Today’s compliance, litigation, and regulation-heavy business environments introduce a number of challenges for busy IT professionals. Ignoring any of these areas, as well as failing to implement a strong Information Governance (IG) platform, can introduce substantial risk into your organization. … Read More

Jun
22

FOIA reforms are on the way, are you ready?

If you are employed by a federal government agency, then you are probably well aware of FOIA, or the Freedom of Information Act. FOIA was originally signed into law during the 1960’s by then President Lyndon B. Johnson to establish … Read More

Jun
08

Breach of Security: Measuring the Cost of Cyber Crime

Cybercrime is an increasing threat. Estimates vary widely, but according to a recent Reuters article, “Cyber crime costs (the) global economy $445 billion a year.” Other estimates place the costs as high as $1 trillion. The reason estimates vary is due in … Read More

Off the topic: 10 must-do fall activities

The crisp air and chilly nights have begun rolling in, which means it’s time to soak up the last few weeks of decent weather.  If you’re like most people, you can’t believe how fast summer went this year and you’re … Read More