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Enterprise records management strategy guide for GRC professionals

Last updated:August 2013

Editor's note

As the amount of information the average company generates bulges at the seams, an enterprise records management strategy is increasingly vital to business success. Data represents a huge commodity for the modern organization, so proper management and security of that information is a major concern. Threats to information from a variety of sources, coupled with new and evolving data-specific compliance regulations, are forcing companies to reexamine information management practices to cope with the data explosion.

In this Essential Guide to enterprise records management strategy, we provide a high-level look at the latest trends in data governance, and provide best practices your organization can implement to protect and manage your information.

This records management strategy guide is part of SearchCompliance Essential Guide series, which is designed to give GRC leaders strategic management and decision-making advice on timely topics.

1BYOD, cloud use complicate data risk

Information governance in the big data age is a monumental task -- especially when the associated risks are taken into consideration.

The list of potential information risk sources is growing: Storing information with cloud providers and launching bring your own device (BYOD) programs often create unforeseen data security concerns, and it's a trend that companies are starting to pay attention to.

Read more about data risk management.