All data retention articles

  • Online Database

    Expert: How data hoarding increases businesses’ cyber risks


    Holding on to data for longer than necessary creates vulnerabilities for businesses by giving cyberattackers more avenues to access an organization’s computer systems.

  • Data lock

    Survey: Tech key to compliance in changing data privacy landscape


    Respondents to a survey from Compliance Week and Exterro largely said they were confident their organizations are meeting regulatory requirements regarding data privacy despite evidence their data retention policies and procedures are outdated.

  • Discord

    ​Discord fined $830K for GDPR lapses


    Discord, a popular communication service primarily utilized by the video game community, was assessed a fine of €800,000 (U.S. $829,000) by the French data protection authority for multiple violations of the General Data Protection Regulation related to safeguarding user data.