Information Governance 101: How to Create a Holistic Framework

Did you know 90% of the world’s information was created within the last two years? And, that number is doubling every two years! As information explodes, the regulatory environment continues to expand with new regulations like the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). These new regulations are just months from enforcement and updates to existing rules… Continue Reading Information Governance 101: How to Create a Holistic Framework

GDPR Glossary: What You Need to Know

To prepare for the European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), which becomes enforceable on May 25, HR departments need to master a new lexicon for managing data privacy. The sweeping new law applies to any organization that offers goods or services to a person in the EU and collects, uses or processes that EU… Continue Reading GDPR Glossary: What You Need to Know

3 Types of Documents SMBs Create & When to Destroy Them

With small businesses making up 99.7% of all U.S. businesses, it’s not surprising that 43% of cyber-attacks target SMBs. While large corporations often seem to rebound from breaches and cyber-attacks, small businesses aren’t always as fortunate. A recent Ponemon Institute report showed that 50% of the SMBs surveyed had experienced a breach within the last… Continue Reading 3 Types of Documents SMBs Create & When to Destroy Them

HR’s Leading Role in Information Security

The first three quarters of 2017 saw more than 7 billion records exposed. 1 in every 131 emails contains malware. It takes U.S. businesses an average of 206 days to detect a breach of information. The numbers are startling, but what does it have to do with HR? In the past, business leaders and corporate… Continue Reading HR’s Leading Role in Information Security

Understanding Information Governance Best Practices

Global Information Governance Day (GIGD) is held every February and brings awareness to the importance of information governance (IG) in today’s increasingly digital world. The day highlights the processes, technologies and people that address the use, value and security of information. As information continues to be created at rapid rates and more organizations adopt new… Continue Reading Understanding Information Governance Best Practices

Building a Bridge Between IT and Records Managers

Records managers engage with human resources, IT, accounting, finance, marketing, executive leadership and others across an organization to ensure a consistent, secure strategy for creating, collecting, processing and discarding business information. This can be particularly challenging as every department has their own specific goals and priorities and their own working language that records managers must… Continue Reading Building a Bridge Between IT and Records Managers

5 Ways to Protect Your Customer Information This Year

Every year the amount of breached information multiplies, yet many organizations are still unprepared should they experience a data breach of their own. To raise awareness and promote best privacy practices and procedures, the National Cyber Security Alliance established Data Privacy Day. This annual event is held every January 28th and offers invaluable information for… Continue Reading 5 Ways to Protect Your Customer Information This Year

4 Reasons to Store Your SMB Files in Secure Off-Site Storage

Although many organizations have already adopted a digital transformation strategy, the truth is that the majority of businesses still create, manage and store some amount of paper documents. In fact, the average business worker uses about 10,000 sheets of paper per year, with a significant portion of that paper winding up in files that must… Continue Reading 4 Reasons to Store Your SMB Files in Secure Off-Site Storage

Our Favorite Information Management Blogs of 2017

Data breaches, malware attacks, GDPR, presidential tweets, BYOD and more. In 2017, we saw both big-name corporations and small local businesses experience breaches of information at an alarming rate. We prepared for new regulations and worked to build more cohesive approaches to handle the enormity of technology and tools available to today’s workforce. And, we… Continue Reading Our Favorite Information Management Blogs of 2017

Is 2018 the Year to Take Your SMB Digital?

Today’s digital world is rapidly evolving, but the transition to digital can be hard for small businesses that have been historically paper-based. Recent statistics show that nearly 60 percent of SMBs do not back up files on a regular basis or are not prepared for a loss of data, either paper or digital. And of those… Continue Reading Is 2018 the Year to Take Your SMB Digital?