5 Ways unstructured data can improve your bottom line

January 27th, 2017|Compliance|

When clutter starts to accumulate in your home, it’s a nuisance. Within your data center? It’s a safety hazard. For many organizations, factors like company growth and a lack of comprehensive data governance policies cause unstructured data – information that is human-generated, difficult to automate [...]

Data security and privacy: keys to regulatory compliance

December 16th, 2016|Compliance|

We’re living in a world that features a multitude of regulations, and for businesses, these rules can be more than just a nuisance. Failure to comply with government regulations can result in stiff fines and penalties, as well as damaged brand reputations. Industry research shows [...]

Take note from HSBC: Compliance is more critical than ever

February 19th, 2016|Compliance|

The only thing worse than discovering your data violates an industry regulatory compliance standard is having a third party break the news. In many industries, including financial services, legal, healthcare and education, organizations are required to maintain a continuous compliance program. This allows for ad-hoc [...]

Security and Compliance Are Everyone’s Business

May 21st, 2015|Compliance|

Imagine you’re a storage administrator in an all-hands meeting, and your executive team wants to discuss the company’s vulnerability to data security breaches. What do you do? Tense up. You may be asked to provide solutions to problems you aren’t prepared to tackle. Listen and [...]

Unstructured Data and the Achilles’ Heel of e-discovery

March 4th, 2014|Compliance|

Let’s say you’re running IT for a legal team. Whether your employer is a law firm or corporate counsel, you’re likely storing massive amounts of data. Much of this is no doubt unstructured data: documents, emails, social media exchanges, instant messages and more. Some of [...]