Like it or not, data tokenization technologies are taking information classification and categorization to the next level. While information governance and regulatory compliance have been bedfellows for quite a while, the loss of sensitive information (e.g., cardholder data: CHD) due to a spat of multiple data breaches has led to renewed attention on this subject. One relatively new technical solution out there to combat this challenge is called stateless tokenization.
Analytics drive just about every key strategic decisions in major corporations today. It’s rare for a company to make a critical business decision about a new product, corporate expansion or strategic investment without crunching numbers and analyzing a vast amount of data. This is even more so when it comes to compliance, litigation and overall corporate governance.
The 2014 International Legal Technology Association annual meeting in Nashville was jam-packed with amazing sessions, brilliant speakers, endless networking opportunities and of course a little honky-tonk!
Cybersecurity and client privacy demands are two major reasons why law firms are now taking information governance seriously. This reality was illustrated quite well by the robust information governance track at ILTA, with several sessions designed to help firms get their info/gov programs off the ground.
On Sunday, September 28, 2014, Derek Jeter put his uniform on for the last time. Jeter finishes his baseball career with a .310 batting average, the sixth-most hits in history (3,465), 14 All-Star selections and 5 World Series rings.
Efficiency vs. Redundancy – Does the industry need standardization?
I was a Conflicts Analyst at four Am Law ranked law firms before I went to work for an e-discovery software company, and later became the E-discovery Paralegal for another law firm.
So what do I know about Information Governance? Well, I can say that not every organization manages their information the same way. Every company that I have worked for has been organized differently. Of course, a reputable business could not survive without some level of organization. Since I moved from conflicts to e-discovery, I have learned about a whole set of frameworks and standards that did not exist in my former space.
Information governance is a term that has been bandied about for some time now. However, as an action item for a CIO, until recently, it remained near the bottom of the list. This view has slowly been shifting as companies are achieving information governance success and using it as competitive advantage.
On Wednesday, October 1st at 2:30pmPDT/5:30pmEDT, I have the privilege of facilitating a free webinar lecture entitled "Career Path for the NEXT Generation Records Manager" hosted by San Jose State University as part of its MARA (Master of Archives & Records Administration) program.