The Top 7 Actions You Can Take Now to Defend Your Company against Internal Threats

While companies that fall prey to major hacks have become daily headlines, few people realize that a significant portion of these data breaches are from internal employees, not outside threats. Many data breaches come from inside the company, and half of those times the breaches are malicious rather than accidental.
According to market research, Swiss companies are on average investing every 8th Franc of their IT budgets in security. However, the vast majority of those investments are aimed at keeping the company safe from external threats. But what about internal risks?

Here are the top 7 actions for making sure your company is safe from internal hacks and data breaches.


5 Top Reasons to Create Your Information Governance System Now

Many IT managers, compliance officers, CISO’s and general councils have been talking about the need for Information Governance systems for a long time, but are still reluctant to address it properly. This is understandable, because implementing a thorough Information Governance System can be complex and overwhelming. However, sticking your head in the sand and hoping for the best is not the answer, since the risks for neglecting Information Governance can be significant. It’s critical to your business’ success that the rapidly growing data volumes and regulations are managed appropriately.

Here are the top 5 reasons why you should invest in a proper Information Governance System.


The 5 Most Important Factors in Selecting an eDiscovery Service Provider

I’ve been in this business for many years, and I know that no one rejoices and pops a bottle of champagne when a litigation or investigation comes knocking on your door. However, it doesn’t need to be a daunting process if you have the right help.

For companies going through this experience for the first time, picking the right service provider can be challenging. One of the reasons for that is, you have to blindly trust a complete stranger with your most intimate company data. Furthermore, inexperienced service providers can get overwhelmed by the scope and complexity of the task, which can lead them to do redundant or unnecessary work, charge you for service that was not necessary, or piling on junior analysts that a more experienced provider wouldn’t have needed.