Archive for the ‘data governance’ Category

FileCloud and AWS GovCloud: The Best of Both Worlds

Run FileCloud within AWS GovCloud for easy file sharing, compliance, and security tools.

Data Governance is for Everyone!

What does “Data Governance” even mean? In a vacuum, data governance is simple. It’s the process of managing data to accomplish certain objectives. Often these objectives are related to security, privacy, or compliance with external regulations. The term is also…

Data Residency – Laws and Requirements

Data residency defines in which country the organization’s data is stored (physically or geographically). Most often businesses have to operate under local regulations, which require that data about nations’ citizens or residents must be collected, processed, and/or stored inside the…

Record Retention for FINRA with FileCloud

According to FINRA Rule 4511(b), all firms are required to retain FINRA records and books, for at least six years provided they do not have a specified retention period under FINRA rules or applicable Exchange Act rules. Firms are encouraged…

GDPR Compliance with FileCloud

Quick Refresher on GDPR The General Data Protection Regulation or commonly known as GDPR is a broad set of rules ensuring data protection of all individuals within the EU. GDPR rules apply not only to companies located in the EU…

Choose the Right File Sharing Solution for ITAR Compliance

ITAR (International Traffic in Arms Regulations) is promulgated pursuant to the Arms Export Control Act (22 USC sec. 2751). The regulations are programmed to restrict and control the import and export of defense and military-related items, technologies, and services. Any…

Understanding CMMC Compliance Using FileCloud

This post was originally published on April 15, 2021 and updated to discuss CMMC 2.0 changes on April 13, 2022.  What is CMMC? CMMC is a certification standard used by the US Government to audit third-party compliance with NIST SP…

Understanding CJIS Policies and Implementation using FileCloud

CJIS Security Policy entails information security requirements, guidelines, and agreements documenting the will of law enforcement and criminal justice agencies for protecting the sources, transmission, storage, and generation of Criminal Justice Information (CJI). The Criminal Justice Information (CJIS) Security Policy…

Finding a Safe Place for Your Data and Software

  Your organization runs on data and software. But this whole IT environment needs to live somewhere. Preferably a safe place that no unwanted people can access. What options do you have? How should you choose where to host your…

All You Need to Know About Data Subject Access Requests (DSARs)

What is DSAR? Data Subject Access Requests (DSARs) are a common requirement in privacy regulations including the CCPA and GDPR. These regulations provide individuals with the right to request a copy of all information a company has about them, make…