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? […]
In business, compliance can mean several things ‒ conforming to rules and laws mandated by the government, state or industry, complying with international standards or sticking to your own internal policies. Regulatory compliance is a goal that companies strive to achieve in order to demonstrate that they respect the relevant laws, regulations and policies. Although […]
Hardware is typically upgraded when it malfunctions or when it becomes too slow to meet users’ increasing demands. In information archiving, old hardware is not the only reason to look for an upgrade. Here’s a short overview of upgrade types in archiving and how to know whether you need one. Upgrading from Backup to a […]