Robert Cruz

Robert Cruz

Senior Director of Information Governance at Smarsh
Robert Cruz is Senior Director of Information Governance for Smarsh. He has more than 20 years of experience in providing thought leadership on emerging topics including cloud computing, information governance, and discovery cost and risk reduction.
Robert Cruz
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Capture and Control: Keys to Staying Ahead of Today’s Communications Disruption

We continue to hear from organizations that are in the midst of a revolution. A revolution in how they communicate with their customers, and how they collaborate internally. A revolution that is being led by new rich, dynamic, interactive tools that are allowing firms to build more intimate relationships with their customers, and speed internal…
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Google’s 50M Euro Fine – Article 15 as Achilles’ Heel or Differentiator?

As data privacy watchers have no doubt noticed, Google has managed to find itself in front of the largest GDPR fine to date, courtesy French privacy watchdog CNIL. In full, the fine amounts to 50 million Euros. The basis of the penalty is twofold, first for lack of transparency in how personal data is used…
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What Does a NextGen E-Discovery Playbook Look Like?

According to the recent “E-discovery Business Confidence Survey” from ComplexDiscovery, the increasing number of new communication channels in use by modern organizations is the largest issue impacting e-discovery business performance. Recent cases illustrate the point: NFL player Mychal Kendricks pleads guilty and faces a potential 25 year imprisonment after insider trading scheme uncovered over a…
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Financial Crime in Finance: Unlocking Communications to Find Hidden Risks

Originally published on the IBM Banking Industry blog. By Sonali Bhavsar, Associate Partner, Watson FSS Industry Platforms, IBM and Robert Cruz, Senior Director of Information Governance, Smarsh FINRA and other regulators have informed firms of their expectation to adopt practices of “heightened supervision” to isolate high-risk brokers and activities, including those who have previously committed…
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E-discovery Day Recap: How Much Do I Need to Preserve and Collect?

Congrats to Exterro for another great E-discovery Day! We saw a tremendous set of topics and presenters covering a variety of pressing discovery challenges, and how firms can best address them. I was honored to join the discussion of “How Much Do I Actually Need to Preserve and Collect?” with the Honorable Ron Hedges, retired…
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