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Most CCOs want forward-looking compliance plan, but lack implementation, budget

More than three-quarters of chief compliance officers surveyed by PwC said that their companies want a more forward-looking view when it comes to compliance, but only 35 percent said they have adopted such an approach in the metrics they report to senior management.

New EU General Data Protection directive could impact US businesses

As vendors get busy setting up new data storage arrangements to help organizations stay compliant with the European Union's new General Data Protection Regulation directives, data governance experts are considering what other impact the GDPR may have on U.S. businesses.  

White paper: Orgs not doing enough to manage social media content

Organizations today are under pressure to archive social media content as stringently as any other data that flows in and out of the company. In fact, for government agencies and highly regulated sectors it's not simply an e-discovery and compliance suggestion – it's the law.

Incisive's new Concourse API makes spreadsheets compliance-friendly

Software vendor Incisive released Concourse this week, a new management and collaboration API designed to improve efficiency and reduce the risk of working with spreadsheets.  

HPE launches analytics tool to tackle high-stakes financial compliance risk

To enable financial institutions to better meet regulatory and compliance requirements, Hewlett Packard Enterprise unveiled Tuesday HPE Investigative Analytics, a hosted software platform that uses machine learning and archiving software to identify and stop fraudulent and non-compliant behavior.

Compliance expert: Data scientists play important role in e-discovery

Kon Leong, CEO of compliance firm ZL Technologies, said data scientists get short shrifted in the workplace. They have great job descriptions and the pay grade to go with them, but are consistently hamstrung by workflows that require data experts to spend far more time managing data than actually analyzing it.

Tripwire releases new whitelist app targeted at regulated industries

Security firm Tripwire released on Wednesday its Whitelist Profile app that enables enterprises in regulated industries to create automated, customizable reports on required/permitted system settings for more than 600 policy and platform compliance requirements.

Smarsh and Hootsuite pair up on social media compliance and archiving

Cloud-based archiving solutions firm Smarsh announced Wednesday it has paired up with popular social media management platform Hootsuite. Together, they plan to make it easier for companies to track and archive content from social media accounts like Facebook, LinkedIn and Twitter.

IT vs. legal: The battle over who controls company data

A recent IDC and Iron Mountain report revealed the battle lines between IT and legal's struggle to control company data. It's a battle we've all witnessed – and more than occasionally seen influence our projects – but this is the first report I've seen that has clarified the increasingly blurred lines in internal data ownership.

GRC tools: To integrate or not to integrate?

A new white paper from risk consulting firm Protiviti outlined several reasons why it's a good idea to bring an assortment of compliance functions together under one umbrella instead of letting them languish across teams and work processes.