Thursday, September 25, 2014

Document Management Systems (#DMS) solutions - audit

Paper documents take up space, they are difficult to store and waste time when people have to handle them. Businesses are further faced with more and more electronic communications via #email, #fax2email and social media communications, and all of this needs to be managed effectively.

There is currently a big drive to use technology to manage documents, records and information better, however not all technology solutions comply with the Protection of Information Act (#POPI) and Consumer Protection Act (#CPA) and other Records Management legislation

Before selecting a #DMS solution for your business, contact us to assist you in the evaluation of the solution and to confirm whether it, or the proposed information process adhere to POPI, CPA and other relevant Records Management legislation.

Thursday, September 18, 2014

Adobe Breach Victims Have Standing To Sue Based On Risk Of Future Harm

The U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California has ruled in In Re Adobe Systems, Inc. Privacy Litigation that customers affected by Adobe’s 2013 data breach have standing to sue based on the increased risk of future harm caused by hackers who gained unauthorized access to their personal information.  The decision is in some tension with other court rulings that have interpreted the Supreme Court’s ruling in Clapper vs. Amnesty International USA as foreclosing standing where the plaintiffs’ claims were based on the risk of future harm.  But the opinion is well reasoned, and may help plaintiffs establish standing in other breach suits.

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