Is Email Evil?

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Contoural & MX Logic, Moderator: IT GRC Forum

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Many people believe that email is evil, and that it should be restricted, suppressed and deleted. Others – including many users – take the opposite view and attempt to save all email forever. What’s an organization to do? This webinar will review the risks and costs of email, including litigation readiness and compliance. It will review strategies for balancing these risks with a save-it-forever mentality. Join us for what is sure to be a lively discussion! Mark Diamond is the President and CEO, Contoural, Inc. He is one of the industry thought leaders in email archiving, litigation readiness, compliance, data protection and ILM strategies and practices. As CEO of Contoural, his company helps numerous Fortune 500 companies develop and execute email and document retention policies. A frequent industry speaker, Mr. Diamond addresses how organizations can better align business requirements with IT and storage spending. An expert in the business drivers around archival and the technical strategies for implementing them, he addresses what are the emerging best practices, and outlines practical approaches for email and electronic document archival that reduce liability, lower costs and ensure compliance. Nate Fitzgerald, Product Manager Message Archiving, MX Logic A self-proclaimed “Cloud Computing connoisseur”, Nate Fitzgerald oversees the research and development of MX Logic’s complete line of cloud-based message archiving and storage solutions. Nate first turned his attention to the cloud in 2001 when he co-founded GatewayDefender, an early pioneer of managed email security services. GatewayDefender was purchased by MX Logic in 2006. In addition, Nate has extensive experience managing large, complex corporate email systems. Prior to co-founding GatewayDefender, Nate spent several years managing the email operations for Opinion Research Corporation’s entire North American division.

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