Archiving Requirements and Considerations for Government Agencies


Government agencies at every level must retain electronic communications records. Not only must they do so in order to satisfy their obligations as employers and potential litigants just like commercial organizations, but government must also retain records to comply with the public records, open meeting and Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) laws that exist at all levels of government. This white paper illustrates how archiving for email and other electronic communications (including social media) is critical in helping government entities to retain, find and produce requested records on demand.