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.

Writers Needed for The Project: The Handbook of Archival Practice

Photo by Hannah Olinger on Unsplash Email Dr. Pat Franks directly, even though the website says the call for writers is closed. Check out...

Webinar: Hands-on Records in a Hands-off World on Thursday, November 19th @ 12pm EST via Mid-Michigan ARMA

Contact mailto: midmichiganARMA@gmail.com for login information.

2020 LaARMA NOSTRA CERTIFICATION REIMBURSEMENT AWARDS ANNOUNCED via AIEF

Palmyra, NJ (October 28,2020) – The Foundation (ARMA International Educational Foundation) is pleased to announce the recipients of the 2020 LaARMA Nostra Certification Reimbursement Awards. ...

Introduction to Information Governance (IG) and Certification via Vital Records Control

Check out the article here by Andrew Ysasi at Vital Records Control

DICOM file security: How malware can hide behind HIPAA-protected images via Security Boulevard

Check out this interested article here. Photo by Owen Beard on Unsplash

Whitepaper: The Impact of Emoji in Workplace Communication via RICOH

Check out this very informative whitepaper by Matt Mahon @ Ricoh eDiscovery

Prop 24 passes in Calif., paving way for CPRA via IAPP

Check out the article about the CPRA here.

Webinar: Building A Remote Worker Strategy via ARMA Columbus on November 19 at 1:00 pm Eastern

It’s been six months since the pandemic started and most people are still working remotely. The questions still abound regarding what the on-going pandemic...

Aetna Pays $1,000,000 to Settle Three HIPAA Breaches via DHHS OCR Listserv

Aetna Life Insurance Company and the affiliated covered entity (Aetna) has agreed to pay $1,000,000 to the Office for Civil Rights (OCR) at the...

Webinar: Managing Compliance Throughout the Document Lifecycle in Office 365 on Nov 18 at 12:00 pm Eastern

For many companies, the shift to Microsoft Office 365 has changed/modified how users create, share and interact with data. Jennifer Knox from Consilio will...

Free Webinar: Information Governance Skills for the 2020s via ARMA Dallas Chapter on Nov 10th at 11:45am Central

Registration closes Monday, November 9th at 3:00pm IG Skills for the 2020s We will explore some of the skills IG professionals need to have and where...

Group Files ‘Largest FOIA of All Time’ via Vice

According to the article here the request is for billions of digital images and historical records are hidden behind arbitrary paywalls.

City hall tames beastly paper problem that grew over 80 years via MooseJawToday.com

Check out this story about scanning and back file conversion here.

How to Develop An Effective Data Retention Policy via JD Supra

Check out the article here.

Survey: EDRM Data Mapping Project Teams Seeks Input

Check out the link to the Survey here.

How Will the History of the Last 4 Years Be Recorded? via CMS Wire

Check out this post by John Mancini on CMS Wire about US Federal Records over the last 4 years.

FileTrail Acquires OmniRIM Physical Records Management Software from Access

OmniRIM customers to receive continued support and upgrade path to FileTrail GPS Records Manager AUSTIN, Texas, October 13, 2020 — FileTrail, a leader in modern records management and information governance software,...

Hacked Hospital Chain Says All 250 US Facilities Affected via the AP

Photo by Javier Matheu on Unsplash Over 250 facilities impacted in this malware attack. Read more here.

How long should you keep your US tax records?

Check out the guidance from the IRS here.

Cyberspace Solarium Commission (CSC) report deserves more attention

Check out the report the commission made in March of 2020 and their website here.

An Accountant’s Roadmap for Records Retention via Accountingweb.com

Photo by Dan Dimmock on Unsplash Check out the article here.

Cybrary ads new course on Global Privacy Management

Check out this course if you are interested in learning more on what it takes to develop and run a privacy program.

Intensifying Digital Protection for your Cryptocurrency Portfolio

Image from Pixabay.com by Amy Cavendish October 8, 2020 There have been numerous stories of individuals becoming rich as they invest in cryptocurrency. Because of the surge...

Alabama town’s new excuse for hiding public records: We don’t have to look for them via AL.com

Check out this very interesting article about FOIA and public records.