Robert Cruz

Robert Cruz is Senior Director of Information Governance for Smarsh. He has more than 20 years of Silicon Valley-based experience in providing thought leadership on emerging topics including eDiscovery, information governance, data privacy, and regulatory compliance. Robert holds an MBA Degree from the Stanford University Graduate School of Business.



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Emerging technologies are complicating compliance for financial services firms. Smarsh’s Robert Cruz, an expert on information governance and regulatory compliance, shares some of the key the challenges they face, as well as a path forward. For financial firms to stay compliant, they need to meet all the books-and-records and supervisory mandates required by FINRA and the SEC. But the ever-expanding variety of...

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Communication Tools

Evolving Communication Tools Pose New Challenges for Security Banks aren't strangers to reining in their employees' use of communications tools. However, the methods preferred by customers and client reps continue to change, and if banks don't keep up with these rapidly changing tools, even those that have made a massive investment into a compliance infrastructure over the years may find themselves struggling...

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dominos converging

Collaboration Needed to Effectively Manage Data Security Cyber exposure at all levels of business operations, from financial transactions to customer service and customer apps, is increasing. At the same time, new regulations regarding the governance of data are posing higher potential fines, to the point of also posing a threat to business. As a result, security and compliance personnel are seeing their...

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