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September 17, 2020 | Ilia Sotnikov

Data Classification: What It Is and How to Implement It

Data classification is a vital component of any information security and compliance program, especially if your organization stores large volumes of data. It provides a solid foundation for your data security strategy by helping you understand where you store sensitive and regulated data, both on...
September 3, 2020 | Ryan Brooks

OneDrive for Business: Getting Administrator’s Access to User’s Files and Folders

OneDrive for Business is a secure cloud-based solution for convenient telecommuting, remote access and private file sharing. Indeed, files stored on OneDrive are private by default: Users control access to the files they upload, so they can be seen by other employees only if they have been shared...
September 3, 2020 | Ryan Brooks

Data Classification for Compliance: Looking at the Nuances

Data classification is a critical part of any information security and compliance program. It involves identifying the types of data that an organization stores and processes, and the sensitivity of that data, based on sets of rules. For example, data classification is often used to identify data...
September 2, 2020 | Ryan Brooks

Data Loss Prevention: What It Is, Why It Matters and How to Get Started

No organization is immune to data security threats. But as your IT environment becomes more complex — for example, through the adoption of cloud technologies — it’s even harder to implement the data protection you need to protect your business. Many organizations struggle to protect critical...
July 17, 2020 | Jeff Melnick

Building an Effective Data Loss Prevention Program

Data is the lifeblood of any organization today, and therefore data loss is a pressing concern for IT teams and the C-suite alike. Data loss has a wide range of causes, from hard drive failures to data leaks by malicious insiders or external hackers. The consequences of data loss also vary widely....
August 13, 2020 | Jonathan Hassell

SharePoint eDiscovery: eDiscovery Center, Discovery and Hold

When faced with a legal action, organizations need to find and preserve documents and other data that might be relevant, not matter where it might be buried in the IT infrastructure business. When SharePoint is one of your information repositories, you need a way of discovering relevant information...
February 25, 2020 | Ryan Brooks

eDiscovery Terms Explained

Electronic discovery (eDiscovery or e-discovery) is critical to a variety of legal processes and compliance with regulatory mandates. To work together effectively, IT pros and legal teams need a common understanding of e-discovery terms, including both legal nomenclature and related technical...
August 13, 2020 | Ryan Brooks

Data Governance Framework: Key Questions to Consider

The importance of a formalized data governance program rises with the amount of data in the organization. Smaller companies often have separate data governance processes that help with a limited scope of data-related problems, but larger enterprises commonly need to get a more formal corporate data...
August 13, 2020 | Ryan Brooks

Introduction to eDiscovery (Electronic Discovery)

Today, organizations often have terabytes of data, any of which could possibly be relevant to a legal case. Making this data discoverable is critical for legal professionals, but it’s an arduous task for the IT teams that support them. This article explores what eDiscovery is and strategies...
August 13, 2020 | Ryan Brooks

What Is Data Governance: Definition, Benefits and Implementation

Your organization’s data is a strategic asset. Just like your finances and customer relationships, it needs proper management. When critical data is disorganized, organizations can face penalties for not complying with regulations, rising costs for storing and managing duplicate data, and other...
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