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The Importance of Information Governance in Today’s Regulatory Environment

As massive data breaches continue to make headlines, companies of all sizes are focusing their efforts on information security. But before an organization can put security policies and procedures in place, they need a well-crafted information governance framework to properly manage valuable data and minimize risk.
 

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Australia Takes Steps to Tighten Data Security Laws

Australia has recently taken significant action in the realm of data security that will potentially have global impact. In December 2018, the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (“ACCC”) released recommendations on ways big technology companies can improve data security.
 

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Data Privacy Primer is Concise, Authoritative Source

The Sedona Conference, a nonprofit dedicated to the advanced study of law and policy, released its Data Privacy Primer in January 2018. The Working Group on Data Security and Privacy Liability, one of the sections of the Sedona Conference working to create best practices and guidelines for the legal community, developed the primer to identify and comment on trends in data security and privacy law, helping organizations prepare for and respond to data breaches, and the legal community assess questions of liability and damages.

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Best Practice Tips for the Law Firm Records Management professional

Law firms are in the information business. Information is a critical operational asset for firms, and is effectively the primary product. With the dramatic explosion of the volume of information and the risks inherent in operating in a largely digital universe, it is not only prudent but critical for firms to invest in developing an effective information governance strategy and a mature records and information management (RIM) program.

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