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Be a Data Privacy Champion

By Linda Coniglio, Director, Privacy and Information Governance Data Privacy Week aims to inspire dialogue and empower individuals and companies to take action. Data Privacy Week is an international effort to empower individuals and businesses to respect privacy, safeguard data, and enable trust! In consideration for Data Privacy Week, we are emphasizing the importance of protecting your privacy when shopping … Read More

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Innovative Driven Announces Commitment to Respecting Data by Becoming a 2022 Data Privacy Week Champion

This year’s initiative emphasizes educating businesses on data collection best practices that respect data privacy and promoting transparency. Falls Church, VA & Arlington, VA (January 24, 2022) — Innovative Driven (ID) today announced its commitment to Data Privacy Week by registering as a Champion. As a Champion, Innovative Driven recognizes and supports the principle that all organizations share the responsibility … Read More

Data Governance Is the First Line of Cyber Defense

By: Nate Latessa, VP of Corporate Services Since 2003, October has been recognized as National Cyber Security Awareness month. It’s a collaboration between the US Department of Homeland Security and the National Cyber Security Alliance and intended to raise awareness for staying safe and secure online. Cybersecurity month focuses on 5 main topics:• Every digital user should know how to … Read More

What’s Lurking in the Shadows of Dark Patterns?

By: Linda Coniglio, Information Governance and Privacy Specialist It’s that time of year when pumpkin sales soar, horror movies are plentiful, and everyone plans to dress as some spooky character for trick or treat. It’s the tricksters we need to be aware of – the Captain Jack Sparrow type. As a sea pirate, Jack is confident in every situation. He … Read More

The Most Dangerous Threat to Your Business May Be Your Coworker

By: Nate Latessa, Vice President of Corporate Services Intellectual property theft results mostly from insider threats or employees who feel entitled to information, which they maliciously sell to other corporations. They use their legitimate access to the organization’s network, database, and application to source the information. Common culprits for such thefts include current employees, third parties like partners, contractors, temporary … Read More

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U.S. Bill Aims to Punish Firms and Individuals for American IP Theft

Linda Coniglio, Director of Privacy & Information Governance The U.S. is one of the wealthiest countries in the world and the greatest producer of intellectual property according to the National Crime Prevention Council. American organizations, artists, and entrepreneurs produce consumer goods, entertainment, business systems, health care and, software products, to name a few, that are the envy of the world. … Read More

Innovative Discovery Becomes a OneTrust Certified Partner

[Arlington, VA, August 2, 2021] – Innovative Discovery (ID), data experts serving law firms, corporations, and government agencies through the information lifecycle, is pleased to announce its partnership with OneTrust, the industry-leading platform to operationalize privacy, security, and data governance. The partnership allows ID and OneTrust to provide clients with enhanced privacy and security, help identify and classify sensitive data, and achieve compliance with privacy … Read More

Cyber Talent Crunch vs Privacy Risk

By: Linda Coniglio, Director of Privacy and Information Governance “Hackers gain access . . .” seems to be the lead story of many news outlets the past few months.  These stories describe criminals hacking into computer systems and demanding money for the safe return of the stolen data.  Recently these attacks have impacted our supply chain and our daily lives.  … Read More

Trends Shaping the Future of eDiscovery

By: Ken Baldesi, Vice President, Client Services 2020 caused numerous changes in the legal and information governance industries. Legal professionals had no choice but to adapt to the new norm to continue running their day-to-day activities. These events have made it essential to stay updated on the trends that will impact eDiscovery.  So, what are the trends shaping the future … Read More

What Happened on LinkedIn?

By: Nate Latessa, VP of Corporate Services This blog was written for ACEDS and can also be found on their blog. On June 22, 2021, a hacker announced the sale of over 700,000 pieces of personal information from LinkedIn. In a report detailed by, almost all of LinkedIn’s users were impacted by what the organization is calling a data … Read More