Choosing between due care and due diligence

Understanding Due Care vs. Due Diligence

In the business and financial sectors, particularly in the milieu of M&As and related types of transactions, two terms that are commonly used are “due care” and “due diligence.” Although similar sounding, these two phrases are not interchangeable, and knowing the difference between them is paramount.    In the course of corporate work in the…

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Crucial Document Security Best Practices

Cybersecurity breaches have become all too common. Incidents of malware, ransomware, trojans and phishing have all spiked at unprecedented rates, with attacks becoming more sophisticated, more coordinated and, when they strike, more devastating to companies than ever before.   The security of your most important digital documents should be the last bastion in any organization’s…

how to send a secure email

Is Encryption Enough? How to Send a Secure Email

Considering the constant exposure we have to email-based security breaches, like spoofing, phishing, malware and ransomware attacks, you might think that email encryption has become a standard implementation for most companies and email platforms — well, think again. Most platforms today do support encryption, but it’s up to you — or your system admin —…

what is irm

Why Information Rights Management is More Mission-Critical than Ever Before

Information rights management (IRM) is a discipline that involves managing, controlling and securing content from unauthorized access or compromise.    IRM is a subset of digital rights management (DRM), which protects intellectual property from patent infringement and piracy. IRM focuses on protecting sensitive data and documents, especially data and documents that are exchanged with parties…