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White Paper – Data Protection Law: An Overview by Congressional Research Service

A publicly available 75-page PDF that covers the origins of privacy in the US and how privacy has evolved in the US...

White Paper: Understanding Blockchain’s Role and Risks in Trusted Systems via 3DPDF Consortium

Dr. Pat Franks chaired this latest whitepaper on Blockchain's Role and Risks in Systems. Dr. Pat Franks is a professor at...


A great article that dissects CCPA for small businesses and gets deeper into what devices one may have to consider for CCPA.

Happy Data Privacy Day #DataPrivacyDay2020

Check out the resources below to learn more about data privacy. www.staysafeonline.com www.iapp.org

IG Podcast by IGW features Andrew Ysasi talking IG Leadership

Andrew discusses with Robert Smallwood about certifications, job development, resumes, and leadership trends IG pros should be aware of.

5 Information Management Trends for 2020 via CMS Wire

Joe Shepley lays out five trends the information management industry will face in 2020.

Man pleads guilty for keeping classified records after employment via the Washington Post

This article brings to light the importance of ensuring access controls are in place for contractors and that vendors follow information handling...

MER Publishes Conference Agenda

MER Conference Agenda PDF

Preserving Our Past At The National Archives [Infographic] via Polygon

The National Archives is home to billions of documents that are important for both record keeping purposes and to preserve our nation's proud history. Records exist in a wide variety of formats including paper, animal skin, photographs, film, sound recordings, and more. Each of these storage formats requires a specific storage environment to ensure they remain undamaged and can withstand the test of time. Without these carefully-created storage environments, many of these records would degrade and be lost forever.

Webinar: A Unified Approach to ERM Requirements: NARA’s Federal Electronic Records Modernization Initiative...

January 21 1-2 PM EST     In Partnership with NARA  Made Possible by Active Navigation

Record Manager and Employee awarded $4 Million to settle whistle-blower lawsuit in California via...

December 17, 2019 - Two employees complained and won a lawsuit over records were being destroyed in violation of federal and California...

NAGARA Now Accepting Student Intern Applications for Summer 2020

The NAGARA Internship Program provides a $1,500 stipend to each of two students enrolled in archival and/or records management graduate programs. The...

Data Management: A cheat sheet from TechRepublic

Big data is the backbone of modern business, but before it can be used, it has to be properly managed. Here's an overview of the ins and outs of data management.

Whistleblower tells Project Baltimore mass shredding took place at Baltimore County Schools via Fox...

The destruction of financial documents during the 2018 audit has garnered a strong reaction from the governor and a state delegate. Now, Baltimore County Executive Johnny Olszewski says taxpayers deserve an explanation.

How China Stole an Entire Airplane via Industry Week

China stands alone in the world in the way it engages in broad-based, pervasive industrial espionage through the use of human sources, cyber-intrusion, and outright theft across a countless number of industries.

2019 Highlights in Privacy Training, Writing, Resources, and Humor from Daniel Solove

Professor Solove provides his 2019 highlights from his blog here.

“If it works I should have access to five million cameras that I can...

Daniel Kaye, also known as Spdrman, found regular jobs tough but corporate espionage easy. He’s about to get out of prison. By Kit Chellel via Bloomberg

Record Retention a key component of privacy and cyber compliance program via bn blogs.

The Data Protection Report provides thought leadership on emerging privacy, data protection and cybersecurity issues, and helps its readers proactively address risks and anticipate next steps in this crucial emerging field.

Indiana County Running out of Storage Space

As reported by the Journal Review, Montgomery County in Indiana keeps their records back to the 1800s and is running out of...

The ICRM announces updated exams and prep material

The ICRM has announced updates to exam parts and resources for passing the exam. Check out their exam...

La ARMA Nostra 2019 Report and Call to Action

A message from Nicholas J. De Laurentis, “The Godfather” of La ARMA Nostra, “This ARMA of Ours” FAMILY HISTORY

Happy New Year! 2020!

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