File System Auditing

File System Auditing

Your company's file system contains critical business information, intellectual property, and other sensitive data. A single unintended change or inappropriate access can put your entire organization at risk, affect productivity, cause service interruptions and/or create corporate risk of security breaches and non-compliance.

  • Make intelligent data decisions
  • Predict & control budget and resource allocations
  • Identify and reduce risk
  • Prepare for data migrations with comprehensive data inventory
  • Implement policies based on analysis                                    

With growing amounts of unstructured data floating around in most companies, it is very difficult to make intelligent data decisions. In order to get a good understanding of your data, you must gain unstructured data analytics, through ongoing Data Inventory and data management.

File system auditing analyzes:

  • What data you have
  • Where it resides
  • How old it is
  • Value of the data

Data inventory allows you to better predict and control budget and resource allocations. File system auditing software and strategies can also mitigate risk by ensuring compliance with FRCP and other regulations. 

Benefits of Unstructured Data Analytics

Identify data risks
Identify Risk
These audits allow you to find files that contain sensitive or private data, see who is accessing what data, and see how well you’re meeting compliance standards.

Remove data waste
Remove Waste
Are you paying to store duplicate files, zero-value data such as lunch invites, outdated files and orphaned data? File system auditing ensures that you’re only holding onto relevant and valuable information.

Increase data valueIncrease Value Data inventory not only reduces storage costs but can also reduce costs associated with data migration, and data protection. By cleaning up unstructured data, organizations can gain key insights to make smarter decisions, and enhance employee productivity in addition to mitigating risk. 


Bishop will complete a data inventory which will provide unstructured data analytics in-place including file metadata, email, and SharePoint sites. It will also look at access rights and data ownership. From there your organization can start making decisions on what information you’d like to keep, migrate, or optimize. There are also tools that allow organizations to automate migration, storage tiering, cleanup and discovery tasks. Data catalog software provides information to intelligently apply policies to control your unstructured data growth going forward.




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