Afraid of the dark…data?

Throughout our blog, we’ve provided a substantial amount of content about how to prepare for and implement an information governance initiative within your organization. Most of that advice is geared toward managing information that your governance team knows about. As … 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

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

Searching for External Email Messages

Customers often ask how to use Discovery Attender to identify messages sent from or to someone outside their organization.  When dealing with a single domain, say sherpasoftware.com for example, the search is straightforward. You would simply use ‘Address’ as your … Read More