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ARMA updates their take of the Information Lifecycle

While the term document management has seemed long forgotten or generalized, ARMA has breathed fresh new life into how document management can work with...

How to Create an Effective Cybersecurity Routine

by James Daily When it comes to your business security and company safety, there’s currently nothing more important than cybersecurity. The digital age we live...

6 Cases to Know From the Past Year in Electronic Records Case Law

At the 2019 MER Conference, Sedona's Ken Withers and former federal judge Ron Hedges dove into some of the most interesting—and inexplicable—cases from the past year in e-discovery and electronic records.

Death of a Sentencer: A Records Manager’s Lament

At its most fundamental, the job of a professional records and information manager involves being able to sentence records for destruction. There have been many occasions when the frustrations and challenges of the job have left me wondering that I was the one being sentenced. So, you think the basic job of cleaning up information isn’t deadly work? Here’s proof. First there are the physical challenges. When you’re up a ladder in the vault, moving stuff around on the top shelf of the compactus and the shelving starts to give way. You will hear me scream, I promise!

What if the internet stopped working for a day?

Jeff Hancock likes to give his Stanford University students weekend assignments that let them experience concepts discussed in class for themselves. Before 2008, he would...

4 ways to gain ground in the journey toward NARA compliance

BY JOHN PELUSO MAY 07, 2019 In 2011, President Barack Obama signed a memorandum requiring federal agencies to manage both permanent and temporary email records in an electronic...

City in Florida Pays $600,000 in Bitcoin for Ransom

June 20th, 2019 via DailyHodl Following a cyber attack that began on May 29th, the city council of Riviera Beach, Florida has agreed to pay...

NEWS ‘It’s Helpful to Know All Scales’: Online Spreadsheet Discloses Museum Workers’ Salaries

You can check out this article on Art News http://www.artnews.com/2019/05/31/google-spreadsheet-museum-workers-disclose-salaries/

New HHS Fact Sheet on Direct Liability of Business Associates under HIPAA

The HHS Office for Civil Rights (OCR) has issued a new fact sheet that provides a clear compilation of all provisions through which a...

Popular Information Governance Frameworks and Models

June 19, 2019 Don’t know where to begin with implementing a governance program?  IG GURU has compiled a list of information and data governance frameworks...

Webinar: Vital Steps for Healthcare to Develop Information Governance

Healthcare organizations are notorious for having a large volume of patient records and information on hand.  In fact, according to industry averages, only 25-30%...

First official version of Tor Browser for Android released on the Play Store

After eight months of alpha testing, Tor Browser for Android is now ready for rollout.

The Decaying Fruit Of Shredding As A Stand Alone Service

This is what the future of #shredding as a stand-alone service looks like.  Data Security is the future! One of the biggest kept secrets and something experts in the...

Resumes for Information Governance Leaders by Admovio

Admovio has been putting together industry acknowledged resumes for IG and IT leaders since 2014. Check out some of our work on CIO...

Has spoliation occurred in the case against Kevin Spacey?

This CNN article outlines issues the defense attorney raises in regard to the prosecutions handling of cell phone text message data. https://www.cnn.com/2019/06/03/us/kevin-spacey-surveillance-footage/index.html

The Information Governance Reference Model You Haven’t heard of…

The CGOC Information Governance Process Maturity Model provides a maturity model for the 22 specific processes for key information stakeholders, including legal, records information...

NSA Warns Microsoft Windows Users: Update Now Or Face ‘Devastating Damage’

Davey Winder via Forbes I can't recall ever seeing the U.S. National Security Agency (NSA) jumping in and warning users of Microsoft Windows to check...

IG GURU obtains registration for icon

IG GURU obtains its second registration for the IG GURU brand in May of 2019. The phrase IG GURU was marked in September...

Court concludes that ‘egregious’ spoliation warrants ‘harshest sanction available’

Folino v. Hines No. 17-1584 (W.D. Pa. Nov. 14, 2018) In this computer hacking case, the court concluded that one defendant blatantly and intentionally spoliated critical...

ICRM Partners with the University of Toronto School of Continuing Studies

The Institute is pleased to announce a strategic partnership with the University of Toronto School of Continuing Studies (SCS) that aligns the education and...

Giovanna Spadoni to Lead PRISM Divisional Leadership Committee

May 21, 2019 During the most recent i-SIGMA Board call, Giovanna Spadoni was approved as Chairperson for the PRISM Divisional Leadership Committee (PRISM DLC). She...

My Hope for ARMA International

by Rafael Moscatel, CRM, IGP For almost 65 years, ARMA International has provided an exceptional level of educational value, professional resources and guidance to members...

Durham’s ArchiveSocial lands $53M investment for its social media archiving expertise

DURHAM – In the midst of social media chaos, from Facebook to Twitter, and growing needs for governments, businesses and other organizations to create a...

Storyteller Right At Home Inside State Farm’s Archives

State Farm archivist Buck Farley. He has nearly 60,000 unique objects in the company's collection, plus millions of photos and thousands of hours of audio and video.