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.
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.
The safety of the service most often cited as the culprit behind "shadow IT" is looking better after one of the world's best-known accounting firms clears it for international certification.
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.
The longer an enterprise maintains a cloud deployment--be it public, hybrid or private--the less worried it becomes, not only about security but everything else, according to the latest survey numbers from RightScale.