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Information Governance Standards
Proven Standards for Data Minimization Obligations
Establishing and enforcing a defensible data retention and deletion program is a legal and regulatory obligation.
GDPR compliance, cybersecurity regulations, FRCP readiness and e-discovery risks hang in the balance. Corporate reputation, fines, penalties and litigation hinge on how information is identified, retained and disposed of in compliance with international requirements.
For over 30 years, we’ve been helping the world’s leading companies develop effective and defensible information governance programs.
Our Information Governance Standards service includes our renowned retention rules, data minimization workflows and documentation, and program enforcement models that have been decisively proven by over 1,000 global clients.
In less than 60 days, we help you establish a world-class program with all the best practices standards, tightly-structured processes and ongoing controls you need to meet your obligations and reduce risks. We provide deletion strategies for all media types, including email, unstructured data and paper records, so you can defensibly and systematically delete unnecessary records and information. You’ll have the documentation necessary to memorialize your data minimization logic and initial cleanup efforts.
Our professional staff supports your entire program from development through ongoing enforcement, so you can be confident your program is up-to-date and meets your obligations.
Our technology platform supports ongoing, consistent program enforcement and provides evidence of your controls and diligence. With our help, you’ll dispose of unnecessary records, reduce discovery and data breach risks and be prepared to respond to an investigation, litigation or audit.
Retention Rules for Email
Every company vastly over-retains email. New international laws and regulations make this a critical issue to resolve quickly. We provide email retention rules that legal can approve and IT can make happen.
Consistent Program Enforcement
We provide everything needed to keep your program up-to-date and enforced in the normal course of business. We help you meet your changing requirements better and faster than any viable alternative.
Proven Processes for Data Minimization
From defensible data deletion, consistent retention of records, and preservation order management, our tightly-structured process and enforcement controls meet your needs and reduce risks.
Support from an Experienced Team
Your program is fully supported by our professional staff. From program implementation and quarterly program audits, to routine customer support, our team helps ensure you meet your obligations better.