FTI Consulting Study Reveals Seven Recommendations to Address Data Security Risks
Fortune 1000 Corporations Share Insights for Information Governance Programs
The report shares tactical recommendations from Fortune 1000 corporations in various stages of IG policy implementation, all of which are facing data security challenges. When asked how to create an IG framework that protects data while staying adaptive to the rapidly evolving regulatory requirements, respondents identified multiple key themes. From determining first steps to preparation for the General Data Protection Regulation (“GDPR”) in the
Highlights from the study include key recommendations such as:
- Establish a Roadmap: One-third of respondents recommend conducting a data assessment to help focus the development of an IG program.
- Prioritize Data Remediation: Ninety percent of respondents do not know how much data they are managing and are frustrated with runaway data volumes.
- Leverage Opportunities During Microsoft Office 365 Migration: Porting data from legacy systems to new cloud applications provides corporations with a unique opportunity to hone IG and e-discovery processes.
“Any one of the practical steps suggested by the participants can better position corporations in securing their most sensitive data,” said
About the study
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