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SEC Rule 17a-4 Compliance Guide and Checklist

SEC Rule 17a-4 Compliance Guide and Checklist

SEC Rule 17a-4 Compliance Guide And Checklist

The US Securities Exchange Commission, pursuant to its regulatory authority of the under the US Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (outlining data retention and accessibility requirements), issued Rule 17a-4(f) in 1997. The updated regulation requires broker-dealers, who store records and required books in an electronic format, to comply 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...

Why You Need to Optimize and Archive SAP

Why You Need to Optimize and Archive SAP

If you haven’t changed or updated the Systems, Applications, and Products (SAP) your company uses to process data in a while, they could be overwhelmed and perform inefficiently.

Your Objective: Optimize your SAP platform for performance, accessibility, compliance, and records management.

Our Solution: Our unique archive solution allows you to...

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...