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Characteristics of a compliant email management solution

If you want to determine whether an email management solution "complies" with the ECT Act, then these are the questions that you should be asking: Is it capable of storing records in a trustworthy manner? Does the product protect the [...]

By | November 16th, 2009|Categories: Email Law|Tags: , |

Opening Absent Employee Email

Can a company open an employee's email whilst he is away on holiday or out of office? Section 6 of our monitoring law, the Regulation of Interception of Communications & Provision of Communication-Related Information Act of 2002 (RICA) allows companies [...]

By | October 24th, 2008|Categories: Email Law|Tags: , , |

Email Archiving Best Practices

Email archiving best practices  in 2007 include: SANS 15489 (the South African Records Management Standard):  This standard on recordkeeping provides guidance on "[t]he standardization of records management policies and procedures," and is designed to ensure "that appropriate attention and protection [...]

By | September 30th, 2007|Categories: Email Law|Tags: , , |

Proper Email Management is Important

Email has become the life-blood of most companies. Consequently company emails now contain a great deal of sensitive information that was once only stored on paper. There is a difference between email USAGE and email MANAGEMENT. Companies can be exposed to [...]

By | September 22nd, 2007|Categories: Email Law|Tags: |