Five Reasons You Can’t Ignore Your ROT and Dark Data

By Linda Coniglio, Director, Privacy and Information Governance Every day employees throughout an organization create, save, share, and store data to do their jobs – and A LOT of it.  This data is the backbone of the organization, and the bulk of it is considered unstructured which means it doesn’t have a standard structure such as a traditional database.  It … Read More

American US Intellectual Property Theft

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

Process FOIA Requests More Efficiently

By James Perkins, Chief Client Officer Processing a Freedom of Information Act request is a complex and time-consuming task. Federal agencies struggle to keep up with the workload, and the lack of adequate technology often holds them back. As the number of requests and the amount of information to search increase every year, better techniques are necessary. An agency receiving … Read More

What the Pipeline Didn’t Prepare For: Your Data Gives You Control

Nate Latessa, VP of Corporate Services Ransomware attacks increased by 485% in 2020 compared to 2019 and they do not appear to be slowing down anytime soon.  This week’s attack on the Colonial Pipeline is further proof of how effective and disruptive these ransomware attacks have become.  This latest example also represents a change in tactics by the hackers, which … Read More

The Benefits of Government Agencies Moving to the Cloud

By: James Perkins, Chief Client Officer Nearly 10 years ago, the U.S. government launched the Federal Risk and Authorization Management Program (FedRAMP) to promote and standardize the adoption of secure cloud services by federal agencies. The idea was to streamline and provide consistency in the adoption and assessment of cloud technologies while safeguarding federal information and driving innovation in the … Read More