There were 1,792 data breaches in 2016, which led to almost 1.4 billion data records being exposed worldwide, according to the Breach Level Index (BLI) report from Gemalto. This is up nearly 300% from 2015.
We held an informative webinar about successfully discovering, deleting, and migrating redundant, obsolete, and trivial (ROT) data.
As we move our way through 2017, information governance has thankfully gained more and more traction. This increased awareness and understanding must move into actual initiatives, as the volume of data continues to rise and information regulations around the world increase.
When it comes to an organization's file shares, there is often chaos. Piles of unorganized data, most of it ROT, clog up efficiency and present a compliance risk.
Though Halloween is a long ways off, data nightmares can happen any time of year. Remain calm, grab your favorite blanket, and read on through this scary story.
It's a tale as old as time: a demon that lurks around every corner, terrorizing innocent people just trying to do their job. It gobbles up productivity and spews redundant, obsolete and trivial (ROT) data everywhere it goes, without concern for any mere mortal.
This is a guest post from Noah A. Frank. He practices labor and employment law at SmithAmundsen LLC, a law firm comprised of more than 170 attorneys in the Midwest. The firm handles the transactional, labor and employment, and litigation needs of companies across the U.S. For more information, visit www.salawus.com. Mr. Frank may be reached directly at firstname.lastname@example.org.
As we have discussed in a previous blog post about Sony, the consequences of a data breach reach beyond the initial loss of data. The latest company to experience this is Arby's.
External protection from threats is obviously critical when it comes to cybersecurity. However, as these threats are constantly evolving, ensuring your information governance is effective is another approach to safeguard your data.