Book Review: Non-Invasive Data Governance: The Path of Least Resistance and Greatest Success

January 10, 2021 by Patricia C. Franks It’s (finally) 2021—do you know where your data is?  In the early days of the pandemic, this was a...

Infographic: Managing Cybersecurity Risk (Complimentary Copy) from ISACA

Organizations worldwide rely on ISACA® for cutting-edge enterprise solutions, training and certifications. As a trusted leader for more than 50 years, ISACA empowers enterprises with...

Webinar: Data & COVID – Current & Future on Tuesday, January 19th at Noon MST via Boise Valley ARMA

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15 leadership certificate programs to boost your career via CIO.com

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NAGARA Webinar Recap: AOTUS Discusses the Presidential Records Act, Bureau of Indian Affairs Records, digitization, and how NARA will provide access to facilities post...

The discussion with AOTUS David Ferriero this past December was informative and noteworthy. Special thanks to Meg Phillips for also assisting with answers...

OCR Settles Thirteenth Investigation in HIPAA Right of Access Initiative via OCR Listserv

December 22, 2020 The Office for Civil Rights (OCR) at the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) announces its thirteenth settlement of an...

CPRA Series: The Importance of Data Retention Schedules and Records Management Policies via the National Law Review

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Top 10 Posts from 2020

Welcome to 2021! Below is a list of the top 10 posts on IG GURU in 2020! Infographic:  Security Certifications Progression Chart 2020ARMA Job...

A Digital Content Services Modernization Checklist from Alfresco and IDC

Today’s businesses rely on accessing and governing structured and unstructured content from a variety of sources, inside and outside the enterprise.This comprehensive checklist from...

Digital Preservation Software Company Offers Free Digital Archives Starter Solution

From Preservica We are excited to introduce Preservica Starter, a new set of FREE and low-cost digital preservation solutions, that make it easy to create a trusted digital repository for your...

Merry Christmas from IG GURU!

Well wishes from IG GURU to all our readers! Thank you!

OCR Issues Audit Report on Health Care Industry Compliance with the HIPAA Rules

December 17, 2020 The Office for Civil Rights (OCR) at the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) released its 2016-2017 HIPAA Audits Industry...

New Google Retention Policy for Inactive Accounts goes effective June 2021

In a notice to Google users this week, inactive accounts for 2 years may have their photos, email, and drive contents deleted. Check...

Webinar: Hometown Security-DHS/CISA Free Tools and Services on January 12 @11:45 CST via ARMA Dallas

Registration closes Monday, January 11th at 3:00pm Hometown Security-DHS/CISA Free Tools and Services The U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s (DHS) most important mission it to protect...

2020 VITAL RECORDS CONTROL (VRC) SPONSORSHIP ANNOUNCEMENT via the ARMA International Educational Foundation

Robert McLauchlinDec 10, 2020 Palmyra, NJ (December 10, 2020) – The Foundation (ARMA International Educational Foundation, AIEF) is pleased to announce Vital Records Control’s sponsorship...

Cybersecurity firm FireEye says it was hacked by a nation-state via Tech Crunch

Tools used by red teams to infiltrate networks were taken. Check out the article here.

ICRM Approves Donation to ARMA International Educational Foundation (AIEF) La ARMA Nostra in Memory of Past Members

We are pleased to announce that the ICRM Board of Regents has approved a donation to the ARMA International Educational Foundation (AIEF) La ARMA...

Cybersecurity for Information Governance Professionals via Eleven Fifty Academy

by Angela S. Most companies ignore the importance of information governance in ensuring good cybersecurity. Advancing technology, such as cloud computing, increasing compliance mandates, and...

Webinar: Taming the Beast – A Case Study in Microsoft Teams Governance on December 15, 2020 12pm MST via ARMA Mile High Denver...

REGISTRATION LINK Microsoft Teams was introduced as a Slack competitor in 2017, and by April 2020 had surpassed 75 million daily active users. The bulk...

Nelson Mullins Completes Disposition of 1.5 Million Electronic Documents with FileTrail GPS

Am Law 100 firm uses FileTrail to manage retention and disposition workflows in NetDocuments AUSTIN, Texas – December 2, 2020 — Information governance and records management...

NAGARA Forms New Committee to Address Equity and Social Justice

The NAGARA Board of Directors is pleased to announce the formation of a new committee to address equity and social justice. The Racism, Equity,...

Guest Post: How to Use Gamification to Make Learning More Engaging

Photo by Uriel Soberanes on Unsplash December 2nd, 2020 by Daniela McVicker Every parent wants to raise successful kids. The chances are that you, as a parent,...

OCR Settles Twelfth Investigation in HIPAA Right of Access Initiative via OCR

November 19, 2020 The Office for Civil Rights (OCR) at the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) announces its twelfth settlement of an...

RIM Expert Joins i-SIGMA Nominating Committee

Congratulations, Mr. Richard Steed! Check out the article here.

U.S. Outlines Privacy Safeguards for Post-Schrems II Data Transfers via Fox Rothschild

Photo by Tim Mossholder on Unsplash Check out the post here.

Happy Thanksgiving from IG GURU!

We have much to be thankful for! Thank you to our readers and sponsors. Without your commitment to Information Governance, we wouldn't...

Bringing Focus to Information Governance for Credit Unions via Credit Union Times

Photo by rupixen.com on Unsplash Check out the article here.