SAINT PAUL, MN--(Marketwired - Feb 13, 2014) - EDRM, the leading standards organization for the e-discovery market, announces the reintroduction and refinement of its Privacy & Security Risk Reduction Model (PSRRM). Initially introduced in September 2013 and developed by EDRM's Data Set group, the model provides a process for reducing the volume of private, protected and risky data by using a series of steps applied in sequence as part of the information management, identification, preservation and collection phases of the Electronic Discovery Reference Model.
High risk data can cause significant trouble and exposure for organizations today, as evidenced by the recent Target and Neiman Marcus data breaches. To help companies address this exposure in an organized and systematic manner, EDRM has revised the PSRRM to include industry feedback and real-world experiences using the model in data remediation and e-discovery projects.
The updated PSRRM provides a framework for ongoing iterative risk reduction. The model is a step-by-step guide to addressing highly sensitive data including personally identifiable information, proprietary data and privileged communications. Implementation of the model helps to reduce risk and establishes a repeatable and defensible process for handling private and protected data.
To learn more about the PSRRM or any other EDRM framework, visit EDRM.net.
EDRM creates practical resources to improve e-discovery and information governance. Launched in May 2005, EDRM was established to address the lack of standards and guidelines in the e-discovery market. In January 2006, EDRM published the Electronic Discovery Reference Model, followed by additional resources such as IGRM, CARRM and the Talent Task Matrix. Since its launch, EDRM has comprised 268 organizations, including 172 service and software providers, 68 law firms, 3 industry groups and 24 corporations involved with e-discovery and information governance.