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Facebook $5 billion fine is the “Sarbanes Oxley for Privacy”

FTC Commission Noah Phillips states the Facebook fine is "Sarbanes Oxley for Privacy" per the IAPP article. Will this change how...

Logic Bomb used by Contractor at Siemens by Hacker News

The Hacker News has reported how a contractor used a logic bomb in a spreadsheet and why... Read Story...

Listserv archive now on IG GURU

IG GURU and Listserv users, Last week marked an end to a long journey of migrating and preserving the...

Equifax breach and will pay $575 million

Articles related to this news can be found here: IAPP Denver Post Fortune

ICRM 2020 Election – Call for Nominations

2020 Open Board of Regent Positions Active CRMs in good standing are invited to apply for a Board of Regent Position. CRAs...

IT role change results in deleted files and jail time for one man per...

Shifting your tech to outside suppliers? Maybe lock down systems first.

New OMB/NARA Memorandum on Transition to Electronic Records

July 1, 2019 By Arian Ravanbakhsh, Posted In General, Senior Agency Official For Records Management Late last week, the Office of Management and...

The Importance of Being Permanent

The effect of the word permanent “is rarely pure and never simple” when it comes to records management....

PMP® Exam Will Change in December according to PMI

The PMP exam was last updated in 2015 according to the PMI website. Check out this link or source below for...

What Is the Difference Between IT Security and Cybersecurity?

Monday, June 17, 2019 by James Stanger Some people seem to use the terms IT security, information security and cybersecurity...

NARA considers blockchain to verify records amid rise in deepfake videos via Federal News...

By Jory Heckman@jheckmanWFEDJune 10, 2019 6:48 pm  3 min read The National Archives and Records Administration is exploring whether...

Tropical Storm Barry: Limited Waiver of HIPAA Sanctions and Penalties During a Declared Emergency...

Severe disasters – such as Tropical Storm Barry – impose additional challenges on health care providers.  Health and Human Services (HHS) Secretary...

ARMA Announces Hiring Task Force and Job Posting for CEO

Below is the message sent from ARMA's Liz Icenogle on behalf of Bill Bradford. This message was posted with her permission.

Pledges to Not Pay Ransomware Hit Reality

While risk analysts and security experts continue to urge companies to secure systems against ransomware, they are now also advising that firms be ready to pay.

Decades of history could be ‘erased from Australia’s memory’ as tape machines disappear, archivists...

The National Archives of Australia holds some 130,000 hours of audio and video tape that still need to be rescued. "We have this incredible, vast expanse of recorded memory of Australia from the 20th century and all of it, now, is at risk — through technological obsolescence — of being lost altogether," National Archives director general David Fricker told 7.30.

Scanner App for Android — 5 Best Way to Scan your Documents

Do you still use a printer or scanner today? I bet not. We admit, these are essential devices to better communicate digitally...

ESTONIA: THE INSIDE STORY OF BUILDING A DIGITAL NATION via CMI

WHILE BRITAIN FRETS OVER BREXIT, OTHER COUNTRIES ARE REBOOTING THEIR PUBLIC REALM. WE TALKED TO THE TWO CHIEF ARCHITECTS OF THE WORLD’S MOST ADVANCED DIGITAL NATION, ESTONIA

The recording industry has a terrible track record of preserving the past: Alan Cross...

Organizations today rely heavily upon technology and electronically stored information—and when employees leave, there’s always a risk that they’ll take some information or data with them when they go, either inadvertently or on purpose.

Corporate Information Governance: Whose Job Is It Anyway? (Part I) via Above the Law

Legal operations professionals need to lead the conversation and get stakeholders to the table.

Company Archive, or Black Hole? via Industry Week

A well-run records system saves time—and could save your bacon in a lawsuit.

British Airways faces massive $230 Million GDPR fine for data breach

Multiple media outlets are reporting news of British Airways facing a massive fine fora data breach. Below are three sources regarding...

The IGP Exam is Available Year Round

The Information Governance Professional (IGP) Governance Board has eliminated the “test windows” for the IGP certification exam. Candidates can now apply at...

Death by a Thousand Clicks: Where Electronic Health Records Went Wrong

The U.S. government claimed that turning American medical charts into electronic records would make health care better, safer, and cheaper. Ten years and $36 billion later, the system is an unholy mess: Inside a digital revolution gone wrong. A joint investigation by Fortune and Kaiser Health News.

Vinegar Syndrome Is Eating Away Cook County History

Kristen Schorsch June 12, 2019 via WBEZ The Cook County Recorder of Deeds office has a stinky problem.