Following the Cookie Trail

BOISE, Idaho — If you are following the various privacy laws being passed around the world, you have certainly heard a lot of chatter about cookies. You may also be annoyed by website banners that pop up whenever you view a website. What are cookies and why are they used? Cookies are small text files…

Zasio Software Allows Users to Directly Manage Records Retention in Electronic Document Repositories

Zasio Enterprises, Inc., a global leader in business-to-business information governance and records management solutions, is pleased to announce its industry-changing software, Versatile Electronic Records Management System™ (ERMS), now works with Versatile Retention. ™ The integration means it’s now possible to directly manage records retention in your electronic document repositories. “Zasio is the first company in…

What the Heck is Privacy, Anyway? Some Foundations on Privacy Law in the U.S.

Privacy is everywhere these days. And as RIM professionals, we must be aware of how privacy laws impact records and information management. But terms like ‘sectoral versus comprehensive regulatory approach,’ ‘cross contextual behavioral advertising,’ and many, different—and often convoluted—definitions of ‘personal data’ can make privacy a difficult topic to stay engaged in. Thankfully, for RIM…

Part 3: It’s a Marathon, Not a Sprint – Successfully Implementing Your Simplified RRS

It’s a common mistake in records and information management (RIM) to put all your focus on creating your records retention schedule (RRS) and neglect what comes next: implementation. Lax planning, poor preparation, and a lack of oversight will frustrate even the best efforts in creating an RRS and expose your organization to unnecessary risks. Don’t…

Part 2: Keep it Simple, Duh. – Developing a Simplified RRS

Long gone are the days of intricate departmental records retention schedules—often very long, with duplicative record categories scattered across multiple business areas. Today, a simplified functional (or Big Bucket) records retention schedule (RRS) is the way to go and is now considered industry best practice. A 2018 multi-sectoral survey of practitioners confirmed that a simplified…

Zasio Successfully Achieves SOC 2, Type 2 Certification

BOISE, IDAHO — Zasio Enterprises, Inc., a global leader in business-to-business information governance and records management solutions, is pleased to announce that it has successfully completed the Service Organization Control (SOC) 2 Type 2 audit with respect to Zasio’s Versatile Software as a Service System. Zasio utilizes the Versatile System to provide its suite of…

‘Tis the Season… for a Data Breach

The leaves are changing color and falling to the ground, pumpkin spice is on nearly every store shelf, and the air is chilly—Yes, the holidays will soon be upon us. Before you start your holiday shopping or bring out the decorations, it’s important to remember that the holidays are prime time for data breaches and…