There has recently been plenty of talk in the archiving industry circles (though few hard facts online) that as of 2020, Google Vault will be charging organizations $45/user/year for their previously free accounts. Some large organizations in the public sector have allegedly been informed of the coming change. Whether this is true or a hoax, […]
The way we communicate has changed. Organizations, large and small, increasingly rely on social media for outreach, promotion, support and communication with customers, and regulated industries are no exception. In healthcare, 50% of physicians have follow-up discussions using instant messaging apps. In education, teachers exchange important updates via text messages. Official statements by government representatives […]
Email archiving is becoming more stringent than ever before. The volume of data generated is rising at a rapid pace. Social media is becoming the dominant share of official business records, while the new laws on customer privacy protection give more freedom to consumers. This leaves companies with a sea of regulatory requirements that they […]
Social media constitute official business records which means companies have to pay close attention to the type of information they share through their official accounts. This is particularly important for organizations in regulated industries, where a lack of social media compliance can lead to data leakage, intellectual property loss, hefty fines and ruined reputation. To […]
In November 2018, 20,000 people protested in a massive Google walkout after it was revealed that Andy Rubin, the “father of Android”, received a $90 million severance package while Google chose to conceal the fact that his resignation had been triggered by sexual misconduct allegations. It was later revealed that Google had protected three top […]
Managing risk is one of the most important ongoing needs for businesses.
The success of the more durable social networks such as Facebook and Twitter as well as many newer sites and apps has been driven significantly by students who use the networks to communicate and connect with friends.
What Is FISMA? The Federal Information Security Management Act (2002) is a US federal law that deals with information security, namely, the protection of information and systems from unauthorized access, use, modification and destruction. In accordance with FISMA, government agencies need to establish and maintain data integrity, confidentiality and availability. The Act requires agencies to […]
In times when the majority of companies archive email, what’s going on with social media and mobile content? Several laws in regulated industries, especially in verticals such as financial services, mandate the retention of social media posts, comments and conversations, as well as business-related content exchanged via mobile phones (phone calls, text messages, voicemail etc.). […]
In times when data privacy laws and compliance regulations are changing fast, enterprise information archiving has become the norm ‒ best practice for some, a regulatory necessity for others. What are the digital channels that need to be retained today? Is email dying and what content from alternative communication tools do companies archive the most? […]