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Chapter 3: Bridging the Gaps between Inf... > Reviewing Information Retention Proc... - Pg. 49

BridgingtheGapsbetweenInformationManagementandE-discovery·Chapter3 49 Manage This function addresses the management, processing, and use of information. Activities may include managing roles and organization, reporting, monitoring, backup and recovery, and changing or deleting records. Store This function addresses issues related to the storage of content, including the use of storage repositories and technologies, as well as retention and disposal policies, security, and audit trails. Preserve This function addresses the requirement for policies and procedures to ensure that the integrity of preserved information is retained and that such information is always accessible to users. Preserve components handle both the long-term storage and backup of static information as well as the temporary storage of information that falls outside the requirements for archiving or preservation. Deliver This function consists of three groups of functions and media: security technolo- gies, transformation technologies, such as computer output to laser disk (COLD); and distribution, such as paper, e-mail, fax, and phone. Reviewing Information Retention Processes and Technologies While record retention needs and technologies vary from one company to the next, all organizations