February 2014 - Email Encryption Made Easy

Based on the growing volumes of confidential and sensitive information traversing networks on a daily basis, regulatory bodies and firm executives have become concerned with ensuring that messaging is protected from unauthorized viewing.  Regulations such as Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX), PCI, HIPAA, GLBA an others have been introduced to mandate that email messages containing sensitive or confidential data are handled securely.  Email encryption has emerged as a vital aspect of an overall email security solution, to secure confidential data while continuing to allow the free flow of communications between colleagues, customers and partners…

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January 2014 - Developing a “Retention Policy” for Digital Documents

A “Retention Policy” is a rule that states how long documents should be kept before they are to be destroyed. Many firms have realized the importance of setting a Document Retention Policy, as it minimizes costs and can free up valuable retail space.

Digital Documents are a whole different story, as many firms do not have rules in place regarding digital documents. Although often overlooked, it is important for firms to adopt standards for digital documents as well as your traditional paper documents…

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