Compliance

The rules and regulations of information management

Companies of all sizes need secure information management processes in place to avoid compliance and non-compliance costs. Keep up to date with the rules and regulations using the resources below.
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Take Action: Defensible Disposition  | Iron Mountain
Creating a Culture of Compliance: Defensible Disposition

Topics: Compliance

Keeping every one of your organisation’s sensitive, private or business-critical records indefinitely would be impossible—and dangerous. One misplaced document or a single instance of information shared over an unsecured wireless network could result in thousands of dollars in fines and untold damage to your reputation.


Take Action: Vendor Management | Iron Mountain
Creating a Culture of Compliance: Vendor Management

Topics: Compliance

When it comes to creating a culture of compliance, a records and information (RIM) provider can be one your strongest allies. But your current vendors may be by-products of mergers and acquisitions, or the result of decisions made by departments that wield power within your organisation.




Take Action: Two Sides of Compliance   | Iron Mountain
Creating a Culture of Compliance: Two Sides of Compliance

Topics: Compliance

Many organisations separate internal and external compliance, resulting in gaps in security and increased information risk. But by instituting organisational-wide policies, processes and protocols for handling sensitive, private or business-critical information, organisations can better protect their assets and reduce their susceptibility to fines and reputational damage.



The Rights Of Data Subjects Under The New GDPR | Iron Mountain
Practical Guidance and Expert Tips - The Rights of Data Subjects under the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)

Topics: Compliance | Records management

GDPR is a significant piece of legislation that will affect anyone who handles the private information of EU citizens. From the public sector to pharmaceutical companies, financial institutions to retailers, businesses of all kinds and sizes will be effected. The GDPR standardises existing legislation across the EU and expands individuals’ rights over the personal data organisations hold. GDPR also introduces important new rights for data subjects such as the rights to erasure and data portability.


Records Retention Schedules Understanding the Requirements | Iron Mountain
Records Retention Schedules: Understanding the Requirements

Topics: Compliance | Outsourcing Records Management | Retention of records

Most enterprises have a basic understanding of the importance of a records retention schedule. They know that this schedule defines the organisation's legal and compliance requirements when it comes to accessing, retaining and disposing of the records. Furthermore, they understand that a solid retention schedule reduces storage volume, costs and the risks of data breach exposure. However, organisations must go beyond on the basics and fully understand the types of legal requirements involved in a retention schedule and make sure they have been thoroughly analysed.