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3 Reasons why tape should be included in your DR strategies

Repost - I wrote this article on LinkedIn and it got picked up by IDM. Friday, March 18, 2016 - 10:45 By Andrew Ysasi I frequently hear...

The Privacy Advisor’s top 10 stories of 2018

Angelique Carson, CIPP/US from the IAPP Welp. The year is finally over. The year we, as privacy professionals, thought might kill us dead at some of...

Planning Your Information Governance Technology Strategy

By Dan Griffith As part of your Information Governance strategy, you need a technology strategy. This is something many organizations struggle with partly because there...

i-Sigma Board Adopts New PRISM International Mission Statement

After many iterations and considerable wrangling, the i-SIGMA Board of Directors has approved a new Mission Statement for PRISM International. “The mission statement of any...

IG GURU® and Inside the Records Room Partner In Delivering News Related To The...

Press Release December 12th, 2018 IG GURU® and Inside the Records Room Partner In Delivering News Related To The IG and RIM Industries   IG GURU® recently took responsibility...

Gift ‘Carding’ Not As Nice As Sounds

By Scott Schober What do you get for the person that has everything? Gift cards, while impersonal, do make gifting easy for those of us...

The 2019 MER Conference Program

Building and managing IG programs involves a cross-disciplinary approach. IG Professionals must stay abreast of the latest developments in Privacy, eDiscovery, Records Management, Cybersecurity,...

New HHS Checklist Helps First Responders Ensure Language Access and Effective Communication During Emergencies

Dec 11, 2018 Washington, DC – The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), Office for Civil Rights (OCR) has unveiled a plain language checklist to...

Metadata Best Practices

Metadata is structured data about data, information that facilitates the management and use of other information. The function of metadata is to provide your...

Yes, HIPAA Requires Medical Records to Be Emailed to Patients if Requested

Daniel Solove via Teachprivacy.com 11/29/2018 Have you ever asked your healthcare provider to send you medical records by email?  Most likely, you’ve received the reply:...

Joint Statement on Conducting Public Business in Non-Government Email Accounts

The following statement was originally published and distributed in June 2015. In light of recent news stories regarding senior government officials use of personal...

Exclusive: Clues in Marriott hack implicate China – sources

Marriott said last week that a hack that began four years ago had exposed the records of up to 500 million customers in its...

Australian watchdog wants a regulator for dominant Google, Facebook

SYDNEY (Reuters) - Australia’s competition watchdog on Monday recommended tougher scrutiny and a new regulatory body to check the dominance of tech giants Facebook...

21 Terrifying Cyber Crime Statistics

by VPN Geeks It may not be a nice topic to talk about, but it is essential that the world is aware of the terrifying...

The Increasingly Complex Challenge of Third-Party Data Hosting

John C. Montaña J.D., FIIM, FAI We live in a world where data systems are increasingly complex and interrelated, not only within organizations, but more...

Someone Hacked 50,000 Printers to Promote PewDiePie YouTube Channel

November 30, 2018 Mohit Kumar This may sound crazy, but it’s true! The war for "most-subscribed Youtube channel" crown between T-Series and PewDiePie just took an interesting turn after a hacker...

Can You Use Bitcoin to Pay for Travel?

AUGUST 21, 2018 BY MILLION MILE SECRETS We devote thousands of hours of research to help you get Big Travel with Small Money. You support us by...

The Current State of Description for Archives

In July 1945, Atlantic Monthly published “As We May Think,” by army scientist Vannevar Bush, an essay that had an immense influence on the...

NAID Announcing the 2019 Conference Keynote Speaker: Howie Long

Howie Long FOX NFL Analyst, Member of Pro Football Hall of Fame Synonymous with individual performance, personal responsibility, preparation, training, team work, leadership and coaching is...

MER Conference 2019 Pre-Cons Announced

MER CONFERENCE 2019 PRE-CONS Take a deep dive into your IG education with a focused full-day of learning. Advancing Your Professional Education: Obtaining & Maintaining ICRM Certification Nick...

Association Governance: Why Transparency Matters

My purpose in writing this is to call for greater transparency in the governance of Information Governance related associations to which many of us...