In the News - 2014

Getting real about information governance

December 17, 2014

Publication: Computerworld
Written by Jason Federoff

Setting up an enterprise information governance (IG) program can be daunting—but a simple, step-by-step approach to creating an effective IG makes the possibility a reality. Make the change as simple as possible with four key factors designed for long-term success.

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Best Practices for Information Governance

October 23, 2014

Publication: Baseline
Written by Derek Gascon

Existing business practices and many other factors make it difficult to have a holistic, disciplined approach to information governance. With these 5 outlined IG best practices, an organization can make appropriate decisions, and understand the value of their information.

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Burn After Reading? A Better Approach to Securing Shared Information

September 24, 2014

Publication: Corporate Compliance Insights
Written by Derek Gascon

In this interesting article, Gascon addresses the pros and cons of different approaches to securing sensitive shared information, but proposes, what he believes, is a better approach—the “Share-and-Protect” strategy based on encryptions.

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Taking control of data debris

September 15, 2014

Publication: Computerworld
Written by David White

The growth of data is out of control. But successful companies are turning to information life-cycle governance programs to delete old data at the same rate they are creating new data. A properly managed program allows for long-term growth and the potential savings of millions of dollars.

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Thwart ‘dark data’ risk with data classification tools

July 29, 2014

Publication: Search Compliance / Tech Target
Written by Derek Gascon

About 90% of digital data is “dark”: unstructured, untagged and untapped data that organizations know very little about. This data complicates information governance, with the risk growing bigger with every piece of additional dark data. Address the issue with classification tools that index the data.

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Tackle BYOD challenges with mobile data management tools

July 8, 2014

Publication: Search Compliance / Tech Target
Written by Derek Gascon

In this Ask the Expert, Derek Gascon, executive director of the CGOC, talks about obstacles facing mobile data management and how to overcome the pressing issues. Equip your company with the right policies and tools as outlined by the experts of mobile information governance.

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5 Tips for Getting a Handle on Information Growth

March 20, 2014

Publication: Business 2 Community
Written by Derek Gascon

Not all information is created equal—some is highly valuable, whereas other data is unnecessary. These 5 tips ensure that information growth will be benefit your organization instead of adding to the burden of excess data.

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Data management strategy good for business and a boost to compliance

January 8, 2014

Publication: Search Compliance/Tech Target
Written by Ben Cole

This Q&A with information governance expert, Derek Gascon, answers many pressing concerns like smarter data management, better business practices, and improving security while maintaining compliance.

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