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Content Disposition: Do You Have to Be Right to be Defensible?

I recently took part in a working session with the legal team from a Fortune 100 firm and their outside counsel to finalize a process for deleting content that belonged to employees who had left the... […]

5 Reasons You Need an Information Governance Program

Ask anyone involved in records management, information management, IT, InfoSec, Privacy, Legal, or Compliance whether their organization needs an Information Governance (IG) program, and they’ll... […]

Quantifying Return on Privacy Spend - 6 Criteria

The cost of privacy efforts is one of the most intractable categories of business spend. Most of the savings a firm can realize for their significant expenditures is akin to “what’s the color of the... […]

Benefits of Privacy and Information Security Partnerships

Many of our clients are being impacted by new regulations and standards around consumer or citizen privacy. Privacy groups in these organizations have a list of necessary objectives they must meet,... […]

How Mature is Your Privacy Program?

What’s driving privacy concerns at organizations today? Are privacy program strategies mature or still in their infancy? How effective are privacy policies—do they effect practice or are they dead... […]

Is the California Consumer Privacy Act Really Going to Make a Difference?

The March meeting of the Los Angeles chapter of the Information Systems Audit and Control Association (ISACA) dove into the topic of the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA). Without going into... […]

What if You Just Ignored the GDPR?

Given the near ubiquity of GDPR fear, uncertainty and doubt — and the ink spilled over complying with it (not to mention the untold consulting dollars spent doing so) — at first blush, the idea of... […]

How to Manage Big Data

When it comes to managing big data, there are two competing schools of thought. One says that you should put all the information in a data lake, so you can magically find all these patterns to better... […]

Case Study: Investment Firm Launches Information Governance Program

Like any organization dealing with personal and protected data, financial services companies are looking to develop the right information governance practices to minimize risk and improve information... […]

Privacy in 2019: How Good Information Governance Can Help Manage Breaches, GDPR, and New U.S. State Laws

Information governance and privacy expert Jim Polka offers predictions and recommendations for privacy in 2019: […]