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Attackers Are Landing Email Inboxes Without the Need to Phish

By Alastair Paterson on November 23, 2018 We’ve all heard the proverb: Give a man a fish and you feed him for a day. Teach a man to...

Why ARMA’s IGBOK is important

For those of us in the industry, the concepts of information governance (IG) are not foreign.  We know that IG is dynamic and there...

A Brief History of Artificial Intelligence

via AIIM Blog Nov 21, 2018 10:30:00 AM by John Mancini Artificial Intelligence (AI) is obviously all the rage. Consider the search traffic on “Artificial Intelligence” since early 2016....

US Postal Service Left 60 Million Users Data Exposed For Over a Year

via The Hacker News   The United States Postal Service has patched a critical security vulnerability that exposed the data of more than 60 million customers...

Microsoft Office collects email data in contravention of GDPR, report claims

by Matthew Field  15 NOVEMBER 2018 • 5:14 PM   Microsoft Office, the software that includes Microsoft Word and PowerPoint, could be breaking of European data rules after...

ARMA Updates IGP Recertification Requirements for 2019

UPDATE: Changes in Recertification Requirements Effective January 1, 2019 The IGP Governance Board has recently voted to update the IGP recertification program in order to align...

How to Determine the Feasibility of Digital Archives Projects

Over the years, I have directed or have been a subject matter expert on a number of projects using born-digital and digitized cultural heritage...

NAID Releases 2019 Buyer’s Guide

Make sure that your business has plenty to bring to the table by selecting trusted vendors using the NAID Buyer's Guide. The NAID Buyer's Guide...

ARMA Looking to Build their Speaker Database

Register in their database at this link.

CSR Professional Services (CSR) fully endorses the Contract for the Web

POSITION STATEMENT, Ross Federgreen, CEO Jensen Beach, Florida. November 5th, The World Wide Web Foundation (WWWF), announced their “Contract for the Web.” This historical event...

NIST Begins Developing a Voluntary Online Privacy Framework

Friday, November 2, 2018 The Department of Commerce’s National Institute of Standards and Technology (“NIST”) announced in early September intention to create a Privacy Framework.  This Privacy...

PREVENTING DOCUMENT DAMAGE NIGHTMARES

If you’ve never experienced a paper-related disaster, you’d be surprised how fast things can go off the rails in document storage areas. And schools,...

Best Practices for Planning a Digitization Project

As archivists, we take our responsibilities seriously as stewards of the collections entrusted to our care, ensuring that our assets remain safe and accessible...

NAID/PRISM 2019 Conference Agenda Published

The upcoming conference is in April of 2019 in Denver, CO.  Published agenda is located here.

How fast is your internet connection?

Ever wonder if you are getting what you paid for?  Check out Ookla's speed test.  There are other tests out there, but their utility...

New Intel CPU Flaw Exploits Hyper-Threading to Steal Encrypted Data

November 3rd, 2018 A team of security researchers has discovered another serious side-channel vulnerability in Intel CPUs that could allow an attacker to sniff out...

Digital Rights Management (DRM) White Paper Released

11/2/2018:  Washington, D.C. – Seeking to arm government archivists and records managers with important information and guidance surrounding the protection of rights associated with...

Nine Duties of an Information Security Professional

by Dr. Shuyler Jan Buitron, DCS, MSIA, CISSP, MCSE Throughout my information technology and information security careers, I have encountered many different philosophies and ways...

Information Governance World Magazine Now Available!

The world's first magazine covering IG topics & featuring interviews with industry leaders is here! Information Governance World magazine is now available -in print and digital...

Facebook gets maximum fine for the catastrophic Cambridge Analytica data breach

Facebook has been fined £500,000 ($645,000) by the UK's Information Commissioner's Office for the Cambridge Analytica data breach. It is the maximum possible fine available...

Here Are 5 Hotel Scams You Should Know About

Identity thieves love to target the hospitality sector because there is a lot of secure records that are collected and stored which include –...

NAID AAA Certification: Now Required by e-Stewards, Launches Network Participant Program

The network of independent electronics recycling companies operating under the e-Stewards Certification announced that NAID AAA Certification would serve as the required verification for...