BOISE, ID--(Marketwired - Nov 3, 2015) - Zasio Enterprises, a global leader in Information Governance (IG) solutions, today announced its inaugural 2015 Information Governance Conference (2015IGC), which will comprise two half-day events in two cities: Portland on November 11, and Seattle on November 12. Hosted by Zasio, together with Stoel Rives and SecurityMetrics, and with sponsorship from the Association of Information and Image Management (AIIM), this complimentary conference is designed to give individuals who manage information a better understanding of:

  • The costs and risks of unmitigated data growth 
  • Data compromises, prevention techniques and what to do in the event of a hack
    (Note: there will be a live hack demonstration)
  • Using contracts to protect cloud-based information assets to protect the respective interests of both buyers and vendors
  • Best practices for creating proactive, comprehensive, efficient and defensible IG plans
  • How to use IG in the real world -- what the concepts look like in action when applied to real organizations with real challenges
  • How to mitigate risk and ensure legal compliance
  • Employing data mapping to identify and track data and mitigate risk

Conference Details
2015IGC is designed for professionals whose role is to manage or assist in the management and safeguarding of information, such as C-level and executive leadership, general counsels, corporate records managers, records analysts, IT professionals, information security and compliance managers, business analysts, and general business users. The conference dates for Portland and Seattle are as follows:

  • Wednesday, November 11, 2015 - Portland
    Hilton Portland and Executive Tower
    921 SW 6th Ave
    7:15 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
  • Thursday, November 12, 2015 - Seattle
    Westin Seattle
    1900 SW 5th Ave.
    7:15 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.

Sessions and Speakers
2015IGC will feature some of the brightest minds in IG. The experts will present on the following topics:

  • "Making the Case for Information Governance: A Three-Part Exploration" by Soo Kang, General Counsel and Director, Consulting Division, Zasio Enterprises
  • "Hacking Isn't Hard, Basic Prevention Isn't Either -- A Live Hack Demo," by Brandon L. Bastian, Esq., Corporate Counsel, SecurityMetrics and Ben Holt, Attorney, Stoel Rives LLP
  • "We've Been Hacked! What Should We Have Done? What Should We Do?" by Hunter O. Ferguson and Elijah M. Watkins, Attorneys, Stoel Rives LLP
  • "Managing Information Security Risks in Cloud Agreements," by Andrea H. Jasinek, Attorney, Stoel Rives LLP
  • "You Can't Govern What You Can't See -- A Guide to Real-World Data Mapping," by Warren Bean, Senior Sales Engineer, Zasio Enterprises

"Applying IG principles to mitigate risk and proactively manage information does not have to be complex or confusing," said Kevin S. Zasio, CEO and president of Zasio Enterprises. "Our goal in hosting this multi-city conference is to help dispel confusion about what IG is from both a policy and implementation standpoint. Attendees will learn about real-world solutions and have an opportunity to get answers to their most pressing IG questions."

For more information on either event date and to register for this complimentary conference, visit

About Zasio

Zasio is a global expert in information governance with concentrations in the areas of information retention, content lifecycle management and defensible disposition. With 30 years of experience across all business sectors and a global footprint of more than 100 countries, our team of experts provides software and consulting services, including needs assessments, recommendations for best professional practice, global citation research and related software for enterprise-wide information management. In addition to traditional media formats, our capabilities extend to all core areas of IG: data privacy, social media and big data applications, BYOD, cloud computing and other critical IG areas.

Contact Information:

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Valerie Chan