FaCed with growing data stores and shrinking budgets, companies need to delete any data that isn’t essential for business, legal or egulatory purposes. It’s not just that those files and emails are expensive to store and manage: If your company faces a lawsuit or regulatory inquiry, the more information lawyers need to review, the higher the legal
fees. Worse yet, some of the data that could have been purged
might wind up embarrassing or incriminating the company.
“Defensible disposition” (also called “defensible disposal”) is the
process of disposing of unneeded data in a way that will stand up
in court as reasonable and consistent. Doing it requires software
that can cost millions of dollars for large global companies, as well