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Blockchain is Coming to Data Management

Blockchain is Coming to Data Management

BLOCKCHAIN IS COMING TO DATA MANAGEMENT

If you haven’t noticed, blockchain, cryptocurrency, and Ethereum have infiltrated the tech and investment industries. But the new technology has already started to infiltrate other sectors, adding serious value to a company’s management and security practices. So what do these Internet-based technologies have to do with...

GDPR Countdown

GDPR Countdown

GDPR Countdown: 3 Months to Comply

May 25, 2018 is right around the corner.

If that date doesn’t ring a bell, we’re here to remind you again about the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) passed by the European Union in 2016.

If you do business with European companies or your business stores data about EU citizens, you have until May 25, 2018 to meet the necessary GDPR requirements surrounding data security and management.

Because this is a European law, much of the focus has naturally been on EU companies. But take note: Organizations outside of the EU are still governed by GDPR if they store data, offer services to or monitor the behavior of EU individuals. So if this applies to you in any way, shape or form—no matter how little EU data you have—you are required to...

GDPR May 25th 2018 Reminder – Is It Worth The Risk?

GDPR May 25th 2018 Reminder – Is It Worth The Risk?

Have you taken action to comply with the E.U.’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) yet?

If not, now is the time to get started. Organizations doing business in Europe or with European customers must be in compliance with this robust data security law by May 25, 2018.

We previously laid out the basics of GDPR compliance in a previous blog post, but what GDPR really does is...

Seven Key Questions Every Information Officer Must Answer

Seven Key Questions Every Information Officer Must Answer

At the most basic level, an information officer is responsible for managing and analyzing information. But the information management process is much more complex than that.

The flow of information throughout an organization should be reliable and productive; it should support internal and external demands, and follow secure business processes. A successful information governance strategy should streamline business practices by...

5 Steps to Addressing a FOIA Request

5 Steps to Addressing a FOIA Request

Last month, we discussed what government agencies need to know concerning to a FOIA request (including the rules, regulations, and responsibilities you have to follow).

A FOIA request can be extremely broad or painfully precise; it’s all up to the person or entity requesting the information. But it’s something you must put at the top of your priority list, if one comes in, as any type of litigation or government-related work usually has a very...