How Will the History of the Last 4 Years Be Recorded? via CMS Wire

Check out this post by John Mancini on CMS Wire about US Federal Records over the last 4 years.

FileTrail Acquires OmniRIM Physical Records Management Software from Access

OmniRIM customers to receive continued support and upgrade path to FileTrail GPS Records Manager AUSTIN, Texas, October 13, 2020 — FileTrail,...

Hacked Hospital Chain Says All 250 US Facilities Affected via the AP

Photo by Javier Matheu on Unsplash Over 250 facilities impacted in this malware attack. Read more here.

How long should you keep your US tax records?

Check out the guidance from the IRS here.

Cyberspace Solarium Commission (CSC) report deserves more attention

Check out the report the commission made in March of 2020 and their website here.

An Accountant’s Roadmap for Records Retention via

Photo by Dan Dimmock on Unsplash Check out the article here.

Cybrary ads new course on Global Privacy Management

Check out this course if you are interested in learning more on what it takes to develop and run a privacy program.

Intensifying Digital Protection for your Cryptocurrency Portfolio

Image from by Amy Cavendish October 8, 2020 There have been numerous...

Alabama town’s new excuse for hiding public records: We don’t have to look for them via

Check out this very interesting article about FOIA and public records.

ICRM Announces its Newest Specialty Designation: CRM/CIGO

On October 1, 2020 the Institute for Certified Records Managers announced its newest Post Certification Specialty Designation, the CRM/CIGO.

GDPR Whiteboard: Updated for Schrems II via Privacy+Security

Check out this timely update to a fantastic resource.

Webinar: Connecting Privacy & Ethics to Business Value – Doing Well by Doing Right on 10/13 at 1:00PM Eastern

Featured Speakers: Brenda Barnhill, JD, LL.M. – Director & Consulting Specialist at Access

Of C-Suite Importance: The CISO via Marsh

A great article by Magda Chelly on the importance of the CISO role.

Information Governance Community Mourns the Loss of Les Bossert and Bob Haskins

Hard to believe the industry lost two great volunteers and people this week. Below is a message from the ICRM regarding...

German hospital hacked, patient taken to another city dies via ABC News

An unfortunate situation. Check out this article.

Free Webinar: Learn to Unlock Data Value on 10/1

  October 1 Webinar:Learn to Unlock Data Value!  Learn How at this Special Event Featuring the 'Father of Infonomics' former Gartner...

NAGARA Fall Online Forum 2020 Pre-Approved for Credits by ACA, ARMA, and the ICRM on 10/30

NAGARA's 2020 Fall Online Forum: ARCHIVES! has been pre-approved for 5.0 CEUs by ARMA International, 5.0 ARCs from ACA, and 5.0 CMPs from ICRM. There's no better way to...

Public still battling Office of the Baltimore City State’s Attorney for records via FOX45

Interesting article posted by FOX45 on journalists being asked for thousands of dollars for public records.

Orthopedic Clinic Pays $1.5 Million to Settle Systemic Noncompliance with HIPAA Rules via the OCR Listserv

Athens Orthopedic Clinic PA ("Athens Orthopedic") has agreed to pay $1,500,000 to the Office for Civil Rights (OCR) at the U.S. Department...

Preserving—and Managing—Client Documents and Information During the Pandemic via

In their Professional Responsibility column, Anthony E. Davis and Janis M. Meyer discuss two recent ethics opinions from the New York State Bar Association Committee on Professional Ethics addressed the duties of lawyers with respect to the Retention And Disposition Of Lawyer’s Closed Files (Opinion 1192, issued in June) and the Disposition Of Wills (Opinion 1182, issued in January), which we previously addressed in March.

Explaining “as-a-service” using Pizza via 4PSA

Check out this clever post and diagram explaining "as-a-service" with Pizza.

New Windows exploit lets you instantly become admin. Have you patched? via ARS Technica

Zerologon lets anyone with a network toehold obtain domain-controller password.

Cyber Alert: Technical Approaches to Uncovering Remediating Malicious Activity

September 8, 2020 Cyber Alert: Technical Approaches to Uncovering and Remediating Malicious Activity OCR is sharing...

Missed the ARMA conference early bird deadline? Save money with the exclusive IG GURU promo code

When you sign up for ARMA InfoCon enter code IGGURU2020 and save $200 on your registration!

The Institute of Certified Records Managers (ICRM) Announces 2020 Election Results

Members & Candidates: We are pleased to announce that this year's Board of Regent election winners are as follows:President-Elect...

Remembering 9/11 Attacks – A Moment of Silence

On 9/11/2001 the attacks on the World Trade Centers began. Let us never forget.

New Health Apps Section on via OCR Listserv

On September 2nd, 2020, the OCR launched a new feature on, titled Health Apps.  This new webpage takes the place of OCR’s...

Tesla and FBI prevented $1 million ransomware hack at Gigafactory Nevada via Electrek

Based on the complaint, it sounds like he went above and beyond, not just to help prevent the attack on Tesla, but also to help the FBI find out more about the group.

DEADLINE EXTENDED – 2020 La ARMA Nostra Certification Reimbursement Program

Palmyra, NJ (2 September 2020) - The Foundation (ARMA International Educational Foundation, AIEF) is extending...

The Role of Medical Illustration in Visualizing and Understanding Microbes via Artwork Adobe

The use of art to illustrate and visualize microbes and other medical images may be a new record or archival classification you...

The Institute of Certified Records Managers (ICRM) Announces Online-Only Testing is Here!

Albany, NY, ICRM Business Office, September 1, 2020 - The Institute is launching Online Testing September 1. Candidates can now take exams through...

The Buyer’s Guide: 2020 Edition by i-SIGMA

Check out the 2020 i-SIGMA (PRISM/NAID) Buyer's Guide here.

Most Popular Web Browsers between 1995 and 2019 via Data is Beautiful Interesting how mobile devices really impacted the browser market.

Three New E-discovery Case Law Developments So Far in 2020 via

Registration to is required and they discuss how native productions of Excel, a recent ESI sanction order, and how the impropriety...

Two Scary (Anecdotal) Data Points: MRFs with White Paper/The Run on Ink Cartridges via i-SIGMA

Why people working from home could create organizational risk from simply printing and recycling paper. Read more here.


Helpful tips from Polygon on how to recover books, papers, and files after natural disasters.

Waiver or Modification of Requirements Under Section 1135 of the Social Security Act in Louisiana and Texas as the Result of Hurricane Laura via...

August 27, 2020 Waiver or Modification of Requirements Under Section 1135 of the Social Security Act in Louisiana and...

Cloud Security Alliance, ISACA Announce Strategic Partnership to Reinvent Cloud Auditing and Assurance via ISACA Press Release

Organizations to collaborate on joint venture to bring the Certificate of Cloud Auditing Knowledge (CCAK) to the market via ISACA