Apply BS 10008 to your electronic information management and you will have better processes in place to deal with copyright, tracking and verification issues. It also covers how to migrate paper records to microform or digital format without compromising quality. This will save you the cost of paper storage, while reducing the amount of paper your use contributes to your organization’s environmental credentials. BS 10008 also outlines ways to authenticate encrypted data and electronic signatures – helping you to align BS 10008 processes with your information security policies. And you’ll have processes in place to simplify the way you manage data over longer periods, including migration during technology upgrades. Plus you’ll be in a better position to manage the risk of losing data – electronic information can be backed-up and protected more easily than paper records at risk of physical damage.