Information Governance

Basic Principles to Establish an Information Governance Policy

Information Governance programs are a growing and critical component of how organizations manage their data and records. Understanding information governance and the information lifecycle is important because data impacts all areas of an organization, including regulatory compliance, litigation, continuous improvement processes, IT infrastructure, and business strategies, to name a few. Additionally, an effective information governance…

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Cell Phone Encryption: A Look at the Pros and Cons

  The topic of cell phone encryption is more common and talked about than ever before. Many individuals and companies alike are spending time thinking about whether or not it is a good idea to encrypt cell phones. Do the pros of encryption outweigh the potential cons, or vice versa? Sure, the information is protected…

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Insider Threats Still a Top Cyber Risk for Corporations

The common conception with cyber risk is that nearly all attacks come from cybercriminals and ransomware. However, Kroll’s Global Fraud & Risk Report found out that most of the time is a companies current and former employees who are behind most of the cyber security incidents. With the increasing in amount of attacks and damage…

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Everything You Need To Know About The Arkfeld Conference 2016

One of the most important digital conferences in Arizona will be starting shortly. The ASU-Arkfeld eDiscovery and Digital Evidence Conference will take place in the Armstrong Hall on March 9-11, 2016, making it the fifth to date The three exciting days at ASU campus in Tempe will include stimulating information about the newest issues affecting…

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What do you do, again? Information governance…explained.

By Mike Frazier | Director, Information Governance, TERIS I am routinely asked what I do; followed by the question – “and what is that?”  That’s when I launch into an explanation of information governance, only to be received with glazed over eyes or blank stares. Have you ever tried to explain IG to someone who…

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The Corporate Supermarket

By Mike Frazier | Director, Information Governance, TERIS Let’s take a journey to the supermarket to do your weekly grocery shopping. Only, rather than the supermarket you’ve come to expect, with all of the products being neatly organized by store section, department, and aisle, we’ll be going into an alternate reality for a moment.  Imagine…

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Information Governance: 3 Initial Steps on the Way to Success

Lately, the phrase “information governance” has become one of those buzzwords that people toss around an awful lot without necessarily knowing exactly what it entails. Information Governance (“IG”) is more than virtual archives for old data or having rules about what employees can and cannot access from their work computers. Rather, IG is an enterprise-wide…

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Basic Principles to Establish an Information Governance Policy

Information Governance programs are a growing and critical component of how organizations manage their data and records. Understanding information governance and the information lifecycle is important because data impacts all areas of an organization, including regulatory compliance, litigation, continuous improvement processes, IT infrastructure, and business strategies, to name a few.  Additionally, an effective information governance…

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5 Reasons Why Information Governance Compliance Is Critical to General Counsel

Information governance, or IG, is the effective management of any information that an enterprise creates, stores or transmits, particularly in digital format. This includes the project on the office desktop to the work email that’s accessed from a personal mobile device. Having a successful IG plan in place can be a tremendous benefit to any…

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