Rethinking Data Ownership in the Age of the IoT
Rethinking Data Ownership in the Age of the IoT

By now, everyone has probably seen solar panels sprouting up on rooftops across the world. What you haven’t seen, or really thought about, is the data ownership issues that come along with the panels.

Mitigate Identity Fraud with Routine Precautions
Mitigate Identity Fraud with Routine Precautions

International Fraud Awareness Week in November highlights how infamous fraud scandals cost your industry. Identity fraud is not a crime confined to individuals, the damage to businesses can also be fatal. Simple, routine precautions can go a long way in protecting your confidential information.

Health Check your Information Management Practices
Health Check your Information Management Practices

Audit is a five-letter word that often doesn’t create much excitement. However, when it comes to your information management program, it is a very efficient diagnostic tool. A regular audit process will produce the insights and recommendations to drive business improvement and operational excellence.

Electronics Recycling: Compliance Without Compromise
Electronics Recycling: Compliance Without Compromise

As the amount of e-waste across the globe continues to grow, secure electronics recycling and disposal is becoming increasingly important. Servers, computers, smartphones and printers have a much shorter lifespan than ever. Keeping such toxic materials out of landfill and recovering some of the raw materials so they can be used again is viable for every organisation’s environmental compliance.

How to Protect Electronic Data on Devices
How to Protect Electronic Data on Devices

Many of us buy new devices each year. From mobile phones, to tablets, TVs and wearable tech, consumers around the globe can’t stop committing to the latest and next ‘big thing.’ But where do all of our old devices go, and how much of our electronic data do they take with them?

5 Key Trends Indicate Upsurge in IG Interest
5 Key Trends Indicate Upsurge in IG Interest

Information Governance (IG) is rapidly emerging as one of today’s most pressing business topics. IG is an evolutionary process for every business and organisations are at different stages of maturity. There are five common threads to any conversation about IG that have shaped businesses today.

Refresh Your Information Governance Road Map
Refresh Your Information Governance Road Map

Spring is the perfect time to refresh your information governance road map. Goaded by the explosive growth of digital content, devices and cloud storage, smart organisations are morphing traditional records management towards a more holistic information governance road map, accounting for digital information security, compliance and information asset life cycles across their enterprises.

Collaborative Information Management: 5 Things You Need to Know
Collaborative Information Management: 5 Things You Need to Know

As an Information Manager, you may often feel like your colleagues don't understand all of the tasks that you complete in order to protect your organisation's information and reduce risk. Here are five things about your role that you may want your colleagues to know.

To Shred or Recycle? No Need to Choose
To Shred or Recycle? No Need to Choose

When your company partners with a secure shredding service that offers a certified recycling program, you’re getting the best of both worlds; you’re supporting the environment, fulfilling your Corporate Social Responsibility without compromising confidentiality and security.

Evolution of Smartphone Records Management
Evolution of Smartphone Records Management

A little over 10 years ago, Steve Jobs introduced the world to the first ever iPhone. This ground-breaking device made a significant impact on the world in the years since. With each new edition of the iPhone, the device and software provided an even more sophisticated piece of technology that gave users the opportunity to truly unleash the power of their mobile devices.

How Does Your Company Handle Personal Information?
How Does Your Company Handle Personal Information?

In this digital age, consumers trust a number of different outlets to handle personal information, including everything from their credit card data to their Internet search history. What steps can organisations take to establish transparency about storing and using this data?

Understanding data restoration in today’s complex regulatory environment
Understanding data restoration in today’s complex regulatory environment

While every firm may have variations on how they handle electronic discovery, there are some basic tenets that apply across the board. The challenge is to establish a framework in which electronic discovery disrupts business operations as little as possible, while still answering legal or regulatory requirements.

How to Properly Dispose of Electronic Waste
How to Properly Dispose of Electronic Waste

Picture a distant storeroom—really just an unused office—stacked to the ceiling with turn-of-the-century PCs, monitors, servers, and printers. They're dead...but they aren't gone. And they may still be full of confidential data that must never leave your control. It's a tricky (and dusty) problem.

The Records Management Lifecycle: How to Handle Every Step
The Records Management Lifecycle: How to Handle Every Step

Business information and data has a natural lifecycle that spans from creation to disposal. The quality and integrity of each step in the management of records is crucial, since the records information lifecycle is intended to safeguard the privacy, integrity and accessibility of all data obtained, stored, utilised and managed by a business.

Managing Records in a
Managing Records in a "Keep It All" Environment

Daily tasks are becoming increasingly challenging for records managers who are working in a "keep it all" environment. Some organisations must keep all records indefinitely. In this environment, some of the biggest concerns will be storage space and find-ability