Dealing with Disaster

Despite the frequency and incredible costs of natural disasters, companies do their best to cope

Stop Dragging Your Feet: GDPR Compliance Can Make You More Competitive

A GDPR-Readiness Program With a Unified Governance Foundation Can Increase Productivity While Reducing Costs and Risk

EXPERTS WEIGH IN ON SPECTRE PATCH CHALLENGES

By Tom Spring – January 7, 2018 The race to patch against the Meltdown and Spectre processor vulnerabilities disclosed last week is on. As of...

Why Artificial Intelligence Will Create More Jobs Than it Destroys

In spite of reports to the contrary, a number of analysts believe AI will open up new job opportunities for those who get the proper training.

Marketers Share Strategies for Twitter’s New 280-Character Limit

By Dom Nicastro | Jan 10, 2018 How is the expanded tweeting character real estate for working out on Twitter? The answer, depends on who you ask. YouGov, a...

As movement to repeal net neutrality grows, 9th Circuit decision looms

By Angelique Carson, CIPP/US The odds that the Federal Communication Commission's repeal of Obama-era net neutrality rules will be reversed look increasingly likely. Yesterday, Sens. Ed Markey,...

Dr. Bill Saffady requesting volunteers for Big Bucket Research Study

For a research study of the big bucket approach to record retention, I would like to hear from records managers who have developed or...

ICRM Now Taking Applications for New US Federal Specialty (CRM/Fed)

"We are pleased to announce that we are now accepting applications for the CRM/Federal Specialist. Testing will begin during the ICRM February Testing window. Please...

InfoGovCon: What is Information Governance?

Information Governance is the overarching strategy and tactics that connects together all of the diverse disciplines that leverage organizational information. Information Governance is the bridge between Records Management and Data Science, between Process and Policy, between collaboration and security. Information Governance is the umbrella that covers all organizational information. Information Governance balances the value of information with the risk that information poses; it determines the people, the resources, the processes, the functions, the organization, and the technology requirements of organizational information.

Six myths about blockchain and Bitcoin: Debunking the effectiveness of the...

Blockchain: so cool, what a breakthrough — soon almost everything will be based on blockchain technology. If you bought all of that, then I might just disappoint you. This article will discuss the version of blockchain technology that is used for Bitcoin cryptocurrency. There are other implementations, and they may have eliminated some of the disadvantages of the “classic blockchain,” but usually everything is built around the same principles.

WHAT IS BLOCKCHAIN AND WHY SHOULD RECORDS MANAGEMENT PROFESSIONALS CARE?

Source:  http://www.ironmountain.com/resources/general-articles/w/what-is-blockchain-and-why-should-records-management-professionals-care Widely known as the technology underpinning the digital currency bitcoin, blockchain has acquired a new identity in the enterprise. Today, more than 40 top...

Electronic toymaker VTech reaches $650K FTC settlement over child privacy rule...

Kevin McCoy, USA TODAY Published 4:31 p.m. ET Jan. 8, 2018 | Updated 5:12 p.m. ET Jan. 8, 2018 Electronic toymaker VTech Technologies got a costly learning...

Jon Taffer to Keynote NAID 2018 Conference

While his background is in hospitality, his science of business success can be applied to any industry, including secure data destruction. NAID welcomes Taffer as the keynote speaker for the NAID 2018 Conference & Expo.

ARMA Announces New Website and New Perspective

Source:  http://www.arma.org/?page=Perspective# By Jocelyn Gunter on December 18, 2017 Since starting at ARMA in 2013, I have experienced, along with many practitioners, a bit of confusion...

LTO-8: JUST THE FACTS, MA’AM

Source:  http://www.drunkendata.com/?p=5332 by John Toigo on NOVEMBER 9, 2017 With so many pre-announcements of LTO-8 tape technologies and products crossing the transom, some of the actual LTO-8 standard specifications...

Cybersecurity Leadership Book for Professionals

Are you looking for a quality read to introduce you to information security?  Look no further than Dr. Mansur Hasib and his book Cybersecurity...