iManage Blog: Governance & Security


What Information Security Professionals Need to Know about Document Management Systems

It’s a well-known fact that law firms are prime targets for cyber security attacks. With high profile breaches at prestigious law firms making headlines globally, it’s no surprise that law firms and professional services firms face tremendous pressure from clients and internal stakeholders to improve their security posture. To address this challenge, several law firms

Top 5 Tips on Protecting Critical Data in the Cloud

As the technology stack grows ever more complex we also face ever growing and increasingly sophisticated forms of security threats. For many years, I have been working closely with firms of all sizes around the globe helping them mature and improve their security posture. One of the most common mistakes I’ve seen is how organizations

Secure Cloud-Based Document Management Solutions for Financial Services

Organizations providing financial services need a web-based document management system that corporate bankers, insurance brokers, and fund managers can rely on to support their productivity while simultaneously protecting the sensitive nature of the data they handle. In addition, with data generation sharply increasing, there’s no room for human error caused by misfiling, duplicate work, or

Data Security for Law Firms: Implementing an Information Security Policy

The systems and tools required for law firms to protect client information are changing dramatically. Today’s modern law firms are moving to implement advanced secure document solutions to address external and internal security threats that meet clients’ security expectations. This includes removing open access to information — where most users have access to documents and

Cybersecurity and Electronic Communications (eComms) Archiving

Broker-dealers and other financial services firms have struggled, for years, to align the retention of electronic communications with a myriad of regulatory requirements, such as SEC Rule 17-a4, and their general legal hold obligations. Unfortunately, this has created a challenge for firms to demonstrate that they have taken reasonable and defensible measures to preserve email

Improving the accuracy and efficiency of your information security program

The secret is out: professional services firms make attractive targets because they have large volumes of privileged client information. High profile cyber-attacks such as the Panama Papers incident have made information security a top priority at the C-level executive suite. Traditional security approaches and perimeter defenses, however, are no longer sufficient. Over the past few

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