by Symantec Corporation
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Published on: February 28, 2011
Type of content: WHITE PAPER
Length: 17 pages
Technology can help address concerns about compliance with Freedom of Information Act regulations. Having the right set of E-Discovery search tools can transform dealing with Open Record requests from a reactive to a proactive stance.
But with these new capabilities, however, FOIA requests can potentially cover all sources of information within an agency’s IT infrastructure. While email conversations are usually scrutinized more often, data repositories like File Systems and SharePoint are now being subjected to searches as well.
So how are agencies coping with today’s growing number and variety of Open Record requests? This white paper investigates the state of Freedom of Information Act legislation and explores:
- How regulations that govern disclosure of information impact state, municipal, and local governments
- Overview of guidelines concerning Open Records request fulfillment
- Case studies based on prior events and real-world experiences
- And more