Category: Compliance

Compliance, GDPR, Information Governance, PII

What Is Data Discovery and Why Should I Use It?

What Is Data Discovery and Why Should I Use It? The brain is an amazing organ. It weighs about 3 ½ pounds and consists of two hemispheres, 100 billion neurons, and 100 trillion synapses: the command and control center for each of us. The brain controls autonomous functions like heartbeats and brainwaves, but it also …

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What Is Data Discovery and Why Should I Use It?
Compliance, GDPR, PII, Privacy

What is PII? What Should We Do About It?

What is PII? What Should We Do About It? Dreams and fantasies are often referred to as “pie in the sky” thinking—nice to ponder, but, realistically speaking, not likely to happen. A generation ago we would have thought the digitization of information would usher in a Utopian paperless age when our information would be secured, …

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What is PII? What Should We Do About It?
Compliance, GDPR, PII, Privacy

The ABCs of GDPR

The ABCs of GDPR Acronyms and abbreviations used to be relegated to those in the military and government: MDA (Missile Defense Agency), USPS (United States Postal Service), RAF (Royal Air Force). But the proliferation of social media sites like Twitter and Snapchat has moved acronyms into the mainstream: IMHO, YOYO, JK, LOL (in my humble …

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The ABCs of GDPR
Blog Posts, Compliance, Information Governance, Law

Streamlining the Serious Business of Due Diligence

Streamlining the Serious Business of Due Diligence Although the concept of “due diligence” has become widely accepted as any painstakingly detailed process of investigating and verifying the validity of a fact or situation, the phrase takes on a more profound level of meticulous research when used in the context of the legal profession. In other …

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Streamlining the Serious Business of Due Diligence
Blog Posts, Compliance, Privacy, Security

Compliance: Why It Matters and How to Achieve It

Compliance: Why It Matters and How to Achieve It Why Compliance? According to a recent report on data security compliance, industries ranging from retail to healthcare to banking claim that protecting data to comply with corporate policies, industry regulations, or data privacy laws is very important, especially in sectors which are highly regulated. Why is …

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Compliance: Why It Matters and How to Achieve It