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…

understanding conglomerate mergers

Understanding the Ins and Outs of Conglomerate Mergers (and How to Simplify Them)

A conglomerate merger is a merger between companies that are involved in completely unrelated business activities. These mergers typically occur between companies within different but perhaps related industries or firms located in different geographical locations or that serve different customer groups.   There are two types of conglomerate mergers: pure and mixed. Pure conglomerate mergers…

how to password protect zip files

How to Password-Protect Zip Files

Zip files are a fast and easy option when you want to protect files from being accessed by casual users. While the technology behind them is quite old, and they don’t have the security required to protect extremely sensitive information, they’re great for compressing and sharing large amounts of data in easy-to-transport folders.   The…