First published on TechNet on Aug 20, 2007
[Today's post comes to us courtesy of James Frederickson]
We are noticing an increased number of calls where Organizations—particularly those in the financial and healthcare industries—are required by such regulations as SEC Rule 17A- 4 and the Healthcare Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA) to archive and control access to their communications. New regulations, such as the Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002 (SOX), highlight the need for all industries to maintain, store, and secure data, including electronic messages.
More information about HIPAA compliance can be found at
Microsoft Exchange Server 2003 helps your organization meet compliance requirements for e-mail data retention, including archival and regulatory requirements. It helps you ensure that e-mail communications are appropriately tracked, archived, and discoverable. This white paper illustrates various scenarios for messaging data retention and discusses how Microsoft and its partners enable organizations to implement a solution that meets internal and external compliance requirements.