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Improving Password Security in 2021

By Matthew Stern | 0 Comments

When you perform an audit of your online self, you might be shocked to discover you have at least 25 accounts. Going through those accounts, you could be surprised to realize how much you repeat passwords. The problem with this action is that you’re exposing yourself to different risks. Cybercriminals are adept at uncovering one […]

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Smallwood Will Return to Teach MBA Class at Alma Mater

By IGW Staff | 0 Comments

Information Governance thought leader and pioneer Robert Smallwood will return to his alma mater to teach this Fall. Smallwood is CEO and founder of IGWorld magazine and the Institute for IG, as well as Chair of the CIGO Association. He graduated from the University of Northern Iowa (UNI) in Cedar Falls with a double major […]

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NEWS Release – Ricoh USA Joins as Sponsor for Groundbreaking Information Governance Study

By IGW Staff | 0 Comments

New Release For Immediate Release Ricoh USA, a Digital Business Services & Printing Solutions company, has joined Certified Information Governance Officers Association (CIGOA), Electronic Discovery Reference Model (EDRM), Hyland Software, Iron Mountain, and Institute for Information Governance in supporting a global information governance survey by InfoGov World Media. The groundbreaking information governance (IG) survey was […]

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ROT ‘n’ Numbers

By Andrew Spett , Esq., IGP, CIGO | 0 Comments

In his seminal work Out of the Crisis , famed statistician and management consultant W. Edward Deming wrote, “Inspection does not improve the quality, nor guarantee quality. Inspection is too late. The quality, good or bad, is already in the product.” While written in 1982, even now in the information age increasingly defined by big […]

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Create Your Organization’s Data Map – Before Your Cyber Attacker Does

By Joe Ponder | 0 Comments

How would you manage the security of your environment differently if you knew where all of the sensitive assets lived within your organization? It’s the question we often pose to CISO’s, “How would you manage the security of your environment differently if you knew where all of the sensitive assets lived within your organization?” Most […]

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Beyond Cybersecurity: Information Governance

By Robert Smallwood | 0 Comments

CEOs around the globe are scratching their heads, wondering how it is possible that the most advanced and skilled cybersecurity teams are regularly bested by hackers. Even IT security companies are vulnerable, as demonstrated by the SolarWinds attack late last year. US agencies, including parts of the Pentagon, the Department of Homeland Security, the State […]

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How Information Governance Can Stop Ransomware Attacks Dead in Their Tracks

By Robert Smallwood | 0 Comments

Ransomware attacks have become increasingly more sophisticated and pervasive with the latest incidents at Colonial Pipeline and JBS being prime examples. It’s pretty clear that even the most sophisticated cybersecurity defenses can be penetrated, even at tech firms that are loaded with cyber talent and all the latest tools. To wit: Intel, Microsoft, and Cisco, […]

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Hyland and Iron Mountain Join Forces In Support of Global InfoGov Study

By IGW Staff | Comments Off on Hyland and Iron Mountain Join Forces In Support of Global InfoGov Study

Information Governance World magazine announced today that strategic partners Hyland Software and Iron Mountain will help underwrite a planned global Information Governance survey. Also supporting the study are the Certified Information Governance Officers Association (CIGOA), Electronic Discovery Reference Model (EDRM), and the Institute for IG. The results will be released at InfoGov World Expo 2021, […]

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Governing Collaboration

By Matt Mahon | Comments Off on Governing Collaboration

The proliferation of collaboration tools has transformed the information landscape altering the risk profiles of security, privacy, and compliance. Add to this the potential liabilities inherent to new data stores—that may include PII or sensitive information—and it may be that evaluating new tools and services solely from the perspective of the content owners needs and […]

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CIGO Association Announces Scholarship Program

By IGW Staff | Comments Off on CIGO Association Announces Scholarship Program

San Diego, April 8, 2021 The Certified Information Governance Officers Association (CIGOA) today announced a new scholarship program for professionals in the Information Governance (IG) profession who have been out of work and are looking for a career transition. This year, four full training scholarships will be awarded, providing access to the CIGO certification training and […]

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