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Easily Gain Compliance with Government Regulations Using DataParser

Government and Public Sector organizations must comply with regulatory record retention requirements.  DataParser automatically brings regulated records into email archives and compliance repositories while maintaining compliance metadata and chain of custody.

DataParser for Government & Public Sector


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DataParser assists government and public sector organizations meet regulatory compliance

Since 2001, DataParser has helped government and public sector organizations quickly and easily maintain compliance with electronic messaging regulations. DataParser was designed to help facilitate regulatory compliance by using your current infrastructure by extending your existing email archive to capture various content types and communications channels, including social media, instant messaging (IM), mobile, Cloud-based files and collaboration platforms like Slack, Teams, and Zoom. Once messages and content from these platforms are ingested into your archive or cloud storage endpoint, they can be retained according to retention rules, supervised for compliance and searched during electronic discovery.

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The Challenge: Government Organizations Must Retain Communications

Government organizations are required by law to archive, retain and supervise business communications. Regulations such as the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA), Federal Information Security Management Act (FISMA), and National Archives and Records Authority (NARA) rules lay out specific mandates around electronic records and communications that must be retained, including those taking place over social media, mobile devices, and messaging platforms. Failure to comply with these rules can lead to fines and has resulted in high-profile enforcement cases where organizations were penalized for failure to adhere to compliance rules.

The Solution: DataParser Helps Meet Governmental Messaging Regulations Efficiently

How do you retain and supervise communications in order to meet compliance regulations? Most messaging compliance solutions require sending your workforce’s critical, sensitive communications to a third-party data store. Moreover, these services require recurring monthly fees for the maintenance of a second archive, in addition to your existing email archive. DataParser helps Governments and Public Sector organizations quickly and easily gain compliance with messaging regulations by leveraging existing infrastructures and configuring DataParser to automatically collect data and deliver it to the existing archive or storage repository.

Federal agencies must also have the technical capabilities to properly save and preserve electronic messages. We’ve worked with several agencies to implement DataParser to capture these communications and push them into their email archive or cloud storage. They have chosen DataParser as the middleware connector solution to capture, store, and retrieve electronic messages in accordance with legal and regulatory requirements.

Supported Data Sources

DataParser is a modular software solution designed to meet Compliance, Legal, Security and IT requirements. Chats, Online Meetings, Documents, Data feeds, Collaboration Platforms and Databases are supported. DataParser handles the collection from the source, formatting of the data and delivery to an archive, eDiscovery platform or storage repository. 17a-4 partners with all data source providers to ensure continuous support of new features.  17a-4’s software team has streamlined the development of new interfaces.  Please get in contact if you are using a platform not listed below and would like us to add it to our DataParser roadmap.

Benefits of DataParser for Government Organizations

Avoid fines, penalties and other enforcement actions by regulatory bodies such as FOIA and FISMA
Mitigate risk involving internal investigations, data breaches, external audits, lawsuits or intentional Government Research & Data theft
Reduce regulatory compliance related costs including fees for outside counsel, ongoing legal matters and data productions
Create a central data lake repository for government communications to enable business intelligence and civic analytics

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