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Connected devices will be 3x the global population by 2023, Cisco says via RCR...

Cisco’s new annual forecast predicts that 71% of global population will be mobile subscribers by 2023

Punjab bans use of WhatsApp in government offices via The Express Tribune

The order of banning WhatsApp use by the provincial government has been taken in light of a decision taken in a meeting of the Cabinet Division on January 31.

Configuration mistakes blamed for bulk of stolen records last year: IBM via Financial Post

Misconfigured servers accounted for 86% of the record 8.5 billion records compromised in 2019 according to the article.

Webinar: Simplifying the ERM Solution Procurement Process: NARA’s Partnership with GSA via MER

Tuesday | February 18 | 1:00 PM EDTPRESENTED BY NARAMade possible by Active NavigationSimplifying the ERM Solution Procurement Process: NARA’s Partnership with GSA

23 Best Records Management Memes From Around The Web from FEITH

Nice work FEITH! Great content to liven your Friday if you are a RIM and IG pro!

Zasio Enterprises Adds New Web Browser Interface to Leading Electronic Records Management Software

Check out the blog post here about their amazing new feature.

Hundreds of confidential Georgia files discovered landfill…in 2020 via North Augusta Star

Yes, the title is snarky! Recent records found in a landfill in 2020! Check out this story here.


Restoring documents is something that is rarely planned. Check out the 3 questions a document restoration company should be asking here.

The IAPP announces updated CIPT textbook

Interested in becoming a Certified Information Privacy Technologist? Check out the new Introduction to Information Privacy for Technologists resource introduced by...

Whistleblower: Lives Lost, Billions Wasted Due to Government Records Management Failures via The Epoch...

“About seven or eight years ago, I came to the conclusion that I couldn’t support it anymore. And I couldn’t support it anymore because I knew that not only had I never seen one record in a production environment enter into a DOD-certified repository, I’ve never even seen any of those applications successfully deployed. So they’re empty.”

Google says it accidentally sent some users’ private videos to strangers via CNBC

2020 didn't kick off well for some Google Photo users as yet another breach occurs.

Breaking: ARMA 2020 Election Results

Results are posted here.

Cape Cod Municipality Turns Paperwork into Digital Records per The Sandwich Enterprise

Municipalities in 2020 continue to focus on going digital and removing file cabinets. Check out the article here.

The ICRM is looking for mentors

The ICRM Mentoring Program has been created to provide clear instructions, consistency and uniform processes to Mentors and Mentees for all parts...

Breaking: Access Announces Acquisition of Information Governance Solutions (IGS) and Virgo™

Records and Information Management Leader Further Strengthens Information Governance Solutions, Including Policy Control Software for Retention and Privacy

The cyber attack the UN tried to keep under wraps via the New Humanitarian

This article discusses how bad actors broke into the UN during the Summer of 2019.

Breaking: ARMA International Announces New CEO

Check out the press release here.

Scholar Calling on Writers for New Book: Impacts of the Cloud on Records...

Impacts of the Cloud on Records Management and ArchivesA book edited by Salvador P. Barragan (San Jose State University)

Iowa Election Snafu: What Happens When IT And Cybersecurity Best Practices Are Ignored via...

Author Jody Westby does a great job discussing what should have happened in Iowa regarding the delay in publicizing polling data. ...

Some California Government Records will stay hidden from the Public via Voice of San...

Rejected FOIA requests, drone usage by the SDPD, pension awards, and information from SDSU are all highlighted in this article.

Important Notice Regarding Individuals’ Right of Access to Health Records via OCR

Notice issued on January 28th, 2020 On January 25, 2013, HHS published a final rule entitled “Modifications to the...