Navigating Compliance as Microsoft Transitions Customers from Skype for Business to Microsoft Teams

Microsoft Teams is now used by more than 125K organizations worldwide since it was launched less than a year ago, and Spiceworks projects that it may be the second most commonly used workplace messaging platform by 2018. Any way you slice it, Teams is a big deal, and will no doubt have a profound impact […]

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Voice Communications and Compliance

A traditional form of communication continues to find its way into every aspect of the way we live, work, and play. When we get home, the music, lights, and refrigerators respond to our voice commands, through Google Home, Amazon Alexa, and Apple Siri.  Smart cars talk to us – giving us driving instructions and, of […]

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K1 Investment Management Acquires Actiance

Since our founding,  Actiance has been focused on a singular strategy: deliver a unified platform that manages, secures, and ensures compliance across ALL communications. We understood early on that business communications were changing. Like it or not, large enterprises would need to communicate on the channels their customers were using. And increasingly, those channels were […]

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eDiscovery and Storytelling on Social Media

Just read an excellent post on social media and eDiscovery from Bow Tie Law, who I am excited to collaborate with for our Executive Briefing event in Seattle next week on November 7. The post highlights the importance of determining the appropriate scope when shaping eDiscovery requests involving social media. As Bow Tie notes:  Social media ESI […]

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CA Orchestria | Data Protection Migration Program

Today we announced a program to help firms using CA Data Protection, formerly known as CA DataMinder, DLP, and Orchestria, smoothly and compliantly transition to the Actiance Alcatraz platform (read press release here). Many months went into crafting the program elements so that Actiance could offer the most comprehensive package that would allow compliance departments […]

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How Contextual Archiving Makes GDPR Compliance Easier

GDPR might give people the right to be forgotten, but finding them, understanding the context of their conversations, and figuring out if they really can be deleted while still complying with other regulatory and legal obligations such as MiFID II is a quandary many organisations are going to remember for some time. One of the […]

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Uncovering the True Costs of On-premises Archiving

We’ve just completed some very interesting research that may be of use to those who may be wondering when is the right time to finally pull the plug on the good-ole on-premises email archive. The research entailed the interview of 73 current users of Veritas Enterprise Vault by an independent, outside industry consultant to understand […]

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Actiance Announces Compliance Integration for Microsoft Teams

We’re excited to announce today at Microsoft Ignite compliance support for Microsoft Teams. Please join my session, “Achieving Communications Compliance, Archiving, and Analytics with the Actiance Platform” today at 12:45pm in Expo Theater #2 to learn more. Actiance Vantage for Microsoft Teams enables customers to capture Microsoft Teams messaging and files and then send to […]

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Next-Gen Surveillance Must Identify the ‘Unknown Unknowns’

When it comes to enforcing compliance at regulated companies, it’s one thing to detect misconduct that fits a pre-defined pattern. For example, if you know that certain phrases are associated with violations, simple keyword monitoring can identify them. But, if history teaches us anything, it’s that human beings are infinitely creative when it comes to […]

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