Interested in e-discovery? Read my new article on SearchSecurity.com, titled Easing e-discovery preparation by mapping enterprise data.
“Most information security pros have a handle on the major data types found in their environments, but they also know that there is a whole lot more data lurking around the edges. These unknown data types can include documents used by individuals, or whole applications owned by departments that have quietly become essential to the business.
Most of the time, focusing on the squeaky wheels is an acceptable strategy; if there’s no “squeak” then there’s no need to worry. But when it comes to litigation, and especially managing the electronic discovery process, what you don’t know can hurt you.”