Ricoh's Intelligent eDiscovery Blog

Rethinking Security: Protect your organization in this new world of work

May 28, 2021 1:32:59 PM | Marketing

This article was originally published on Ricoh.ca.

As breaches dominate the headlines, it’s more important than ever for organizations to pursue a data-driven security strategy.

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Topics: Ricoh, Security and Privacy

Six Simple Ways to Enhance Your Account Security

May 6, 2021 10:04:51 AM | Chris Plauschinn

Using technology to crack passwords is not a new concept. In fact, if you think back to how Alan Turing cracked Enigma during World War II, as shown in The Imitation Game, the same principles exist today.

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Topics: Security and Privacy

Protect Your Organization Against Ransomware: Part 2

Apr 21, 2021 10:52:16 AM | Marketing

This article was originally published on Ricoh.ca.

This blog is the second in a two-part series about Ransomware and how you may be able to protect your organization — big or small — against the same. Part one of this series defined ransomware and how it works. This part of the series will provide tips on how you can protect your business against ransomware.

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Topics: Ricoh, Security and Privacy

Microsoft Exchange Server has been hacked. Now what?

Mar 11, 2021 9:54:18 AM | Chris Plauschinn

Last week, it was reported that as many as 30,000 governmental and commercial organizations had become compromised in an attack against Microsoft Exchange Server. More recently, this number has doubled to 60,000 known victims globally — many of which appear to be small and medium-sized businesses that depend on the email software. By the time you read this post, it is likely even more organizations will have been affected.

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Topics: Cloud Services, Security and Privacy

9 Data Privacy Questions to Ask a Vendor Before Signing an SLA

Jan 28, 2021 2:07:08 PM | Chris Plauschinn

Employees are often considered the weakest link in the security chain. For this reason, many organizations focus their efforts on educating, training and implementing protocols for their own staff when evaluating data privacy plans. While internal threats are certainly a tangible concern, this internal-focused approach fails to recognize another leading cybersecurity threat: vendors.

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Topics: Chris Plauschinn, Technology & Managed Services, Security and Privacy

Protect Your Organization Against Ransomware: Part 1

Jan 25, 2021 12:53:05 PM | Marketing

This article was originally published on Ricoh.ca.

This blog is the first in a two-part series about Ransomware and how you may be able to protect your organization big or small against the same. Part one of this series will define ransomware and how it works. Part two of this series will provide tips on how you can protect your business against ransomware.

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Topics: Ricoh, Security and Privacy

5 Questions With... Chris Plauschinn of Ricoh Canada

Jan 21, 2021 11:15:17 AM | Marketing

Chris Plauschinn began his career in the technology realm with Commonwealth Legal before it was acquired by Ricoh in 2014. Now the Director of Cloud and Infrastructure Solutions, Chris oversees both the public and private cloud infrastructure that powers the software solutions offered by Ricoh Canada.

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Topics: Chris Plauschinn, Security and Privacy, 5 Questions With...

5 Reasons Cleaning Your Data Should Be Your Top New Year’s Resolution

Jan 11, 2021 12:46:00 PM | Natasha Doucas

Editor’s Note: This post was originally published on December 12, 2019. Updated and republished on January 11, 2021.

Bad data is typically categorized as erroneous, duplicative, personal or sensitive in nature, but there's more to it than that. Bad data can also be defined as anything that is stored in an outdated or non-functional legacy software, kept for the purposes of record keeping. Whether it’s the nature of its contents or how it’s being stored, most organizations are increasingly faced with managing the complexities of bad data. What’s worse, the practice of retaining dirty data can cost organizations billions of dollars each year if they are in violation of information and data management policies and procedures. 

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Topics: Natasha Doucas, Security and Privacy, Unstructured File Analysis

Why You Need to Implement a Data Strategy Now

Nov 24, 2020 4:40:54 PM | Jessica Lockett

How can you address what you don’t know you have?

No, this isn’t a trick question. The answer is simply that you cannot. In order to know and effectively address what data your organization has, you have to take a few steps back and define, create, and implement an overall data strategy.

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Topics: Jessica Lockett, Chris Plauschinn, Security and Privacy, Unstructured File Analysis

What we can learn from Cyber Security Awareness Month 2020

Nov 2, 2020 10:54:34 AM | Marketing

October was Cyber Security Awareness Month. While it's important to take internet safety seriously every day of the year, this past month served an important reminder of the realities of the current online climate. Here are top five stats that help illustrate the importance of securing your accounts in today's digital age.

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Topics: Events and Sponsorships, Security and Privacy