Microsoft's New Advanced Data Governance: First Impressions

April 6, 2017 by Andrew Borgschulte

Tags: Office 365

Gimmal CTO Brad Teed gave his first comments on Microsoft’s release of Advanced Data Governance yesterday on CMSWire. In his article, he discusses how these features will affect information governance and policy. From the post:

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SharePoint Records Management: Take Care Where You Share

March 31, 2017 by Shawn Cosby

Last week, a security researcher discovered something very troubling on, Microsoft's free document-sharing site. The search bar at the top of the page allowed him to search through hundreds of documents with highly sensitive information.

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6 Cloud Security Requirements For an Information Governance Implementation

March 24, 2017 by Andrew Borgschulte

Tags: Cloud, Cybersecurity

Cloud computing has been steadily increasing its reach in the last few years and has now become a prominent consideration during any information governance implementation. The anywhere access and business continuity provide significant advantages versus standard on-premise solutions. Of course, there are serious security concerns that accompany the cloud.

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SharePoint Records Management: Online vs 2016 On-Premises

March 16, 2017 by Chris Caplinger

Tags: Records Management, Cloud

When it comes to SharePoint records management, the process and strategy is dependent on whether your organization uses On-Premises or Online. A recent blog article from Sharegate goes over the differences in detail in a helpful way.

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SharePoint Records Management Initiatives Driven by Security Fears

March 10, 2017 by Shawn Cosby

Tags: Compliance, Cybersecurity

A recent survey from AIIM highlights the drivers for organizations to undergo or re-evaluate their information governance and SharePoint records management initiatives.

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SharePoint Framework Out for General Release

March 2, 2017 by Brett Grego

Tags: SharePoint

Microsoft has pushed SharePoint into general release. As some of you may be aware, this is a big release for SharePoint developers everywhere.

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6 Questions for Companies and their SharePoint Compliance Plan

February 24, 2017 by Chris Caplinger

Tags: SharePoint, Compliance

An article from Silicon Republic covers some important questions that all companies dealing with data should be aware of. We’re going to discuss their importance to an overall SharePoint compliance plan. Cybersecurity and information governance are inextricably linked. Directors in all organizations must be aware of the impact that they have on one another.

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New Updates Manage Office 365 Compliance Risk

February 16, 2017 by Shawn Cosby

Tags: Office 365, Compliance

Several key updates to Office 365 focus around security and reducing your Office 365 compliance risk. This is crucial to ensure the integrity of your records.

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[Video] How Data Cleanup Can Reduce Compliance Risk

February 10, 2017 by Andrew Borgschulte

Tags: Dark Data, ROT Data, data cleanup

SharePoint Information governance is more than having policies and plans. There are pieces that need to work together to ensure your records are managed effectively.

We held an informative webinar about successfully discovering, deleting, and migrating redundant, obsolete, and trivial (ROT) data.

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3 Areas of Focus for SharePoint Records Management Improvement

January 27, 2017 by Andrew Borgschulte

Tags: Email, eDiscovery, Retention

As we've referenced before, more than half of all organizations have experienced a data-related incident. Out of those who reported an actual breach, half attributed it to hacking and the other half to employee negligence. Unfortunately, according to the report, about a third of these negligent acts were willful. Let's explore a few areas that are particularly high risk and can be solved by a complete SharePoint records management program.

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