Aug
24

Understanding the General Data Protection Regulation

If your organization has international operations in the European Union, you should be planning for GDPR compliance now! The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is set to become the overriding data protection regulation with the EU. It was adopted by … 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

May
18

How to Survive Data Discovery in the Digital Age

eDiscovery. That one word will make IT professionals start shaking. But, as the most technologically advanced civilization in the world, why is that? Is it because of what will be found? Is it because of what they are asked to … 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