Personal Data Transfers Post-Privacy Shield

The European Court of Justice’s recent move to strike down the US-EU privacy shield agreement has upended the bilateral personal data transfer framework and pulled the rug out from under numerous American businesses who work with European customers’ personal data. But although the agreement was invalidated, there remain several steps to take and options to…

Blockchain for Information Governance

Blockchain for Information Governance: Vetting a Solution

In the last article, we explored potential uses for blockchain technology in records management and information governance. Several startups have pilot projects for blockchain records management software, but none have been brought to market yet. Once blockchain software solutions are available, organizations thinking about a switch to blockchain should carefully consider the ways the software…

Blockchain technology's uses in Information Governance

Blockchain for Information Governance: The IG Use Case

In the previous article, we looked at some of the basic features of blockchain technology. While Bitcoin and blockchain have made a splash in the payments space, many investors and futurists also herald blockchain technology’s potential to reshape other business and economic sectors. The value of blockchain’s immutable, uninterruptible, incorruptible framework doesn’t end with payment…