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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 Governance (IG)...

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) has imposed a $1,600,000 civil money...

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 Director, White and Case LLP &...

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 ransom.

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 the report...

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. The employees...

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 to take...

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 announcement on ARMA or PRNewswire

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 the following: "Let...

Yahoo will delete all Yahoo Groups content on December 14th via The Verge

If you have content in Yahoo groups, you may want to save it. The article goes into details on how this news is...

US Air Force finally retires 8-inch floppies from missile launch control system via ARS...

Five years ago, a CBS 60 Minutes report publicized a bit of technology trivia many in the defense community were aware of: the fact that eight-inch floppy disks were still used to store data critical to operating the Air Force's intercontinental ballistic missile command, control, and communications network. The system, once called the Strategic Air Command Digital Network (SACDIN), relied on IBM Series/1 computers installed by the Air Force at Minuteman II missile sites in the 1960s and 1970s. Those floppy disks have now been retired.

ARMA Infocon 2019 starts and ends strong

ARMA Infocon2019 was action-packed from start to finish.  Below are some highlights and other noteworthy moments from the conference. Excellent keynotesTop-notch education sessions on the basics and advanced...

Webinar: The Evolution of RIM Silos to Enterprise IG this Thursday

Sponsored by Thu, Oct 31, 2019 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM EDT Presented by Richard Medina, Principal Consultant, DocuLabs and Ian Robert Moran, VP Business Development,...

IRS Followed Bitcoin Transactions and Stops Child Exploitation Site via Forbes

This article discusses how the IRS in the USA along with agencies in the UK and South Korea. A notable quote from the...