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Professor Daniel J. Solove provides a valuable Newletter on Privacy + Security

Professor Solove’s newsletter provides updates about his scholarship, blog posts, conferences, and privacy and data security training materials. The newsletter is emailed once per week.

Happy Thanksgiving from IG GURU!

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THE MER CONFERENCE WELCOMES THE INSTITUTE OF CERTIFIED RECORDS MANAGERS (ICRM)

THE MER CONFERENCE WELCOMES THE INSTITUTE OF CERTIFIED RECORDS MANAGERS (ICRM)One of the most valuable of the professional credentials in the Information...

OCR Imposes a $1.6 Million Civil Money Penalty against Texas Health and Human Services...

Nov 7, 2019 The Office for Civil Rights (OCR) at the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS)...

New Bill Would Require Schools to Monitor Social Media via GovTech

Programs that monitor students' social media and email, which have grown in popularity in recent years, are seen as a means of heading off the next tragic shooting. New legislation would dramatically expand their use.

A million allegedly ‘deleted’ court records spark spat between university, government agency via El...

Nearly 1 million U.S. immigration court records allegedly went missing in September, and the data crunchers at Syracuse University want to know why.

Here’s why LinkedIn is a ‘gold mine’ for foreign spies digging for corporate and...

A great article about how information can be used for nefarious purposes on LinkedIn.

CISA Cyber Essentials: The Leaders Guide

The week of infographics and guides! Check out the NIST CISA Cyber Essentials guide here.

[Infographic] 10 Things You Need to Know About Automating Information Governance from AIIM

Visit this site to download the infographic.

Beyond RIM (Webinar 11/21): How to Incorporate Data Privacy into your Enterprise IG Program

REGISTER HERE Presented by Elizabeth Adkins, Director Information Governance, Grant Thornton with panelists: Richard Hogg, Global Information Governance...

Government of Nunavut returns to paper records after ransomware attack

Another unfortunate case of a ransomware attack on a municipality. Read more here and how they may end up paying the...

Failure to encrypt mobile devices results in $3 million HIPAA settlement

A US health system is forced to settle as a result of not encrypting mobile phones. Check out the source or...

AIIM Issues 35-page Information Governance Report

Register on the AIIM site to download the report for free.

Blockchain Technology and Recordkeeping report available via AIEF

This comprehensive report is available to you via the AIEF.

New HIPAA Security Risk Assessment Tool incorporates NIST framework

Version 3.1 of the HHS Security Risk Assessment (SRA) Tool features new functionality

Penetration Testers Arrested in Iowa Causing Controversy

Coalfire, a network penetration testing company, issued a press release regarding the arrest of their employees at an Iowa court house. ...

AIEF Research Deadline Extended until Nov 30

CALL FOR RESEARCHERS – TOPIC: THIRD PARTY INFORMATION MANAGEMENT CONSIDERATIONS

Hackers finding ways to exploit automotive software to overtake cars via Tech Republic

This news is not new news to those who attend hacker cons, but it is important for car makers and auto suppliers...

ARMA International & NetGovern to Launch Definitive Benchmarking of Information Governance Programs via ARMA

Right before the conference ARMA announced a new benchmarking initiative for IG programs with NetGovern. Read the...

Hacker education site – iR0nin – makes it easy for those interested in cyber...

Check out iRonin.com if you are interested to learn more about and keep up with cyber security. The about page says...