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

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

May
11

Information Governance and the Internet of Things

Machines talking to machines.  Once the province of science fiction, the Internet of Things is set to transform industries as visionaries incorporate its wide reach into everyday objects. On a very simple level, the Internet of Things (IoT) describes the freeing of … Read More

Mar
29

WHITE PAPER: An Introduction to PCI and PII: Securing Your Organization’s Data

Just about every day, the national headlines include stories about data breaches that have compromised the security of thousands or even millions of confidential electronic records, often containing credit card or social security numbers. Usually, this occurs at organizations found … Read More