Failing to comply with federal, state and industry regulations and the thought of potential fines for non-compliance can sound like a death sentence for your organization. The Sarbanes-Oxley Act, commonly known as Sarbanes-Oxley, Sarbox, or simply SOX, is now 15 years old, but it continues to present challenges for public companies. Taking the time to […]
In previous posts about the necessity and value of email archiving, we discussed a few of the laws that require archives and the reasons behind those laws. We discussed Sarbanes-Oxley, or SOX, in depth. But the list of laws and regulations which make mention of email archiving as a requirement are quite extensive and single […]
Now that we have gone over all of the benefits of email archiving, it’s a good time to go back now and take a look at the laws governing compliance itself. Compliance remains the number one reason to implement an email archive. The penalties can be severe if compliance is not closely followed. For instance, […]
SOX compliance is a difficult proposition – but certainly not an impossibility – in today’s digital world.
Delete is a scary option. There aren’t many times you’ll swallow hard before clicking ‘ok’, but delete tends to draw that reaction. It may be a generational thing, but most of us are very suspicious of deleting. We’ll create copy upon copy of a document, just to make sure we don’t lose data. Because we […]
The Sarbanes-Oxley Act became law in 2002 and irrevocably changed the way files should be stored by businesses. The act was seen as a direct response to the financial mismanagement of companies like Enron. It sets down strict rules for how important documents should be managed and put serious consequences in place for companies who […]