For an organization to implement a solid data retention strategy does require time, effort, and resources. To convince the organization that this is a priority, it is necessary to understand the scale of the risks involved. Data risk was once thought of as a technical challenge. However, the onslaught of data breach and data privacy legislation, and subsequent litigation have changed this outlook. There is one activity that everyone is aware of which, if well-executed, can lower technical, legal, and privacy risks and increase compliance: a data retention/deletion program. Check out this whitepaper from Exterro to learn more about data retention programs.