Microsoft is extending its compliance tools to so-called public folders in Outlook.
Many e-discovery and compliance policies place the burden of their management on the IT department. Cloud-based archiving vendor Smarsh announced the release of a new product that helps workers manage their own email archives without leaning on IT more than they need to.
While many companies have embraced BYOD as a way to improve employee productivity and mobility, others- particularly outside of North America- have dragged their feet or even actively prohibited BYOD for their employees. A recent BetaNews article identified a number of obstacles to broader adoption of BYOD.
Wdesk, Workiva's cloud-based business reporting tool, has a new feature designed to help companies with Sarbanes-Oxley compliance. Evidence Management for Wdesk allows internal auditing teams to annotate documents for a thorough audit trail.
The recent rash of credit and debit card breaches at retailers and other merchants, many of whom sign onto the PCI Data Security Standard for payment card security, has some security analysts questioning the effectiveness of that standard.
E-discovery attorney Ralph Losey suggests information governance as we know it has about another five to ten years of life left in it before it's no longer worth the trouble.
IT downtime caused by an attacker or non-malicious infrastructure failure can cost firms more than $1 million per hour, as well as increase data security risks, according to a survey of 283 IT professionals and end users by security firm Globalscape.
Hisoftware gets a new CTO.
Enterprises have enjoyed a mutually beneficial relationship between developer partners and Microsoft's SharePoint for some time--allowing the nearly ubiquitous software to jive with legacy systems and business-specific tools. But compliance and video updates unveiled at last week's SharePoint Conference in Las Vegas could unnerve some of the partners on which Microsoft relies.
Organizations are consistently failing to implement the Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS), which provides guidelines to secure credit and debit card information, according to the Verizon 2014 PCI Compliance Report.