It’s great to be able to easily collaborate with coworkers regardless of location. However, with SEC, FINRA, GDPR and many other regulations tying you down, staying on top of the various locations of your customers’ data is vital. Besides regulatory reasons, it’s also important to know what your team is communicating through Slack in the event of an IP or another type of corporate litigation.
Slack is basically the office version of text messaging, and how often do you really think about what information you’re sending via text? It’s become standard knowledge that work emails are monitored, but the instant messaging feel of Slack can make it easy for employees to forget that they’re in a professional environment.
The legal ramifications for your risk posture are real. How do you make sure you know how to communicate and understand what’s legally-defensible collection of your Slack channels?
How Archiving Slack Protects You In IP Litigation: What if something from one of your Slack channels reaches a competitor, and they get a product to market first? How can you legally prove the idea came from your shop?
How Slack Archives Help with GDPR: …and the importance of searchable archives and native format in dealing with both Slack and GDPR.
Best Practices for Legally-Defensible Slack Collection & Preservation: In short, what do your employees need to know and how do you communicate that to them?
Download the Slack mini-brief to help make sure that the collaborative power of Slack doesn’t destroy your risk posture by understanding the challenges, the rewards, and the legal necessities around Slack for enterprises.
"Hanzo is a great tool for collecting data from dynamic databases and other web-based sources. Not only does it provide us with the ability to preserve and collect from otherwise difficult data sources, but it enables us to produce in an understandable and presentable format."
Wendy Riggs, Information Governance & Legal Operations Lead