Why Lawmakers Care About Compliant Collaboration

Companies should be proactive about how they share information and store data on cloud services, while remembering to focus on regulatory implications in the process.


2 January 2014

Compliant Collaboration

Law makers and regulators have been cracking down on organizations’ information sharing and collaboration.

To help businesses understand why regulators are taking compliant collaboration and information sharing so seriously, Field Fisher Waterhouse put together a chart of “landmark incidents and activities of political importance that garnered global press” in their whitepaper entitled, “Confidential Collaboration: How to manage regulatory compliance & data privacy while keeping your data safe.”

Landmark-Incidents-Activities

Incidents such as the Phone Hacking Scandal in 2012, or the US PRISM program information leak by Edward Snowden in 2013, are clear examples of why lawmakers have aggressively regulated information sharing globally.

Companies should be proactive about how they share information and store data on cloud services, while remembering to focus on regulatory implications in the process.

If you’d like to learn what steps your organization should take in your enterprise to help achieve legal compliance, you can read the full whitepaper written by Field Fisher Waterhouse here.



Meagan Parrish

Meagan Parrish

Meagan Parrish is the Senior Manager of Social Media at Intralinks. She is responsible for social media strategy development and the communications for Intralinks' online communities. Meagan has been creating social media strategies for a variety of companies across verticals for the past several years. She holds Bachelor degrees in Marketing and Finance, with a minor in English Literature.