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Small Organizations and Big Data

DATA PROTECTION

May 27, 2011

Despite their size, in the Information Age, small organizations increasingly manage large amounts of data, The Globe and Mail reports, which presents "small businesses challenges to match that growth and to develop security policies to manage their sensitive data." The article looks at how some businesses have handled the challenge. One CEO says it's important to "find the right partners," consider data storage location concerns and choose the right platform. Also, says Adam Froman, CEO of a digital strategy firm, "You can't overlook the importance of having documented policies and guidelines about data handling."
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