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In this white paper, the Association for Information and Image Management provides a well-balanced overview of how information rights management (IRM) systems counteract weaknesses in standard document security methods. Enterprise IT systems expert Doug Miles builds the case for enabling such a system, but also highlights some of the potential pitfalls associated with a fully operational IRM. getAbstract recommends Miles’s insightful findings to IT managers and senior professionals.

In this summary, you will learn

  • Why passwords and firewalls aren’t enough to prevent unauthorized users from accessing confidential information,
  • What information rights management (IRM) systems can do to help prevent data leakage, and
  • What concerns full-scale IRM systems generate.

About the Author

Doug Miles is the head of market intelligence at the Association for Information and Image Management. He has more than 30 years of experience working with enterprise IT systems such as BI, ERP and CRM.



Business in today’s globalized society requires extensive collaboration and mobility. Overseas manufacturing, banking and all manner of corporate transactions involve the sharing of spreadsheets, data sets , contracts and documentation. Employees must email or save files in cloud-based networks so different...

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