Call for Proposals for ARMA Live! 2018 are due Friday

ARMA International is seeking session proposals for the ARMA Live! 2018 Conference Education Program. The event is slated for Oct. 22-24 in Anaheim. We invite you to partner with us to bring superior quality conference education to you, our members. Please submit proposals that build upon core skills, share best practices and innovations, and lead the way... Continue Reading →


ARMA makes first installment of IGBOK available to members for free.

Developed through a collaboration of ARMA volunteers and leading Information Management (IM) and Information Governance (IG) experts, IGBOK: The Foundation is the first component of the full IGBOK, which is to be published this spring. IGBOK will be the first comprehensive reference of IM and IG best practices, giving more authority to these professions and our professionals.

SEC Issues Guidance on Public Company Cybersecurity Disclosures

SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION 17 CFR Parts 229 and 249 [Release Nos. 33-10459; 34-82746] Commission Statement and Guidance on Public Company Cybersecurity Disclosures AGENCY: Securities and Exchange Commission. ACTION: Interpretation. SUMMARY: The Securities and Exchange Commission (the “Commission”) is publishing interpretive guidance to assist public companies in preparing disclosures about cybersecurity risks and incidents. EFFECTIVE... Continue Reading →

Small Firm Cybersecurity Checklist

FINRA has created a Checklist for a Small Firm's Cybersecurity Program (Excel 114 KB) to assist small firms in establishing a cybersecurity program to: identify and assess cybersecurity threats, protect assets from cyber intrusions detect when their systems and assets have been compromised plan for the response when a compromise occurs implement a plan to recover lost, stolen... Continue Reading →

Should there be any permanent records?

By   Joseph Andrew Settanni Historians of ancient civilizations, especially regarding the Greeks and Romans, tell the public that, e. g., only about 5% (or less) of created Greco-Roman literature has survived to the present time.  Many volumes and tomes of what Plato, Aristotle, Aristophanes, Cicero, Plutarch, Virgil, etc. wrote had not, in fact, been saved from various... Continue Reading →

Erasing history

The Honolulu Advertiser doesn’t exist anymore, but it used to publish a regular “Health Bureau Statistics” column in its back pages supplied with information from the Hawaii Department of Health detailing births, deaths, and other events. The paper, which began in 1856 as the Pacific Commercial Advertiser, since the end of World War II was merged, bought, sold,... Continue Reading →

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