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IG GURU partners with the Institute of Information Management in Africa

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IIM and IG GURU have agreed to partner and promote their organizations across the globe. Andrew Ysasi, the President of IG GURU, had this to say about the partnership, “IG GURUis committed to connecting practitioners and educators across the globe.

The Carbon Footprint of Document Scanning and Imaging

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The post The Carbon Footprint of Document Scanning and Imaging appeared first on IG GURU. IG News Information Governance Records Management Scanning Sponsored Imaging Polygon

Will Virginia Step up for Women in Cyber?

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by Dr. J. Buitron Delegate Kirk, I have seen on the Washington Post and Virginia news sites that you have a close hold on whether or not the Equal Rights Amendment gets voted on in the Virginia House of Delegates this week.

What is a Hacker?

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January 2nd, 2019 – by Andrew Ysasi and guest writer Chris Robert If you are reading this, you may be here to get some validation or confirmation that hackers are good. Well, I have it for you. As a youth, I grew up watching movies like War Games, Sneakers, and Hackers.

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Educating today’s information professionals to meet tomorrow’s challenges

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Master of Archives and Records Administration (MARA) Celebrates its 10th Anniversary By Dr. Patricia C. Franks The Master of Archives and Records Administration (MARA) degree was launched in August 2008 in what is now the School of Information at San José State University.

14 Ways to Create a Secure Password in 2019 (That you’ll Remember)

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by – Jack Foster Whether you are an individual or a business handling hundreds of pieces of sensitive data. There is a mounting requirement to be able to create and safely memorize 100’s of passwords.

Amazon offers up regulatory guidelines for facial recognition

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By Stephanie Condon for Between the Lines | February 8, 2019 — 00:42 GMT (16:42 PST) | As lawmakers consider ways to ensure that nascent facial recognition tools don’t curtail civil liberties, Amazon is stepping in with a few suggestions.

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2019 Buyer’s Guide

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Each year our industry association publishes a handy directory of product and service suppliers who are trusted by your peers. For 2019 the i-SIGMA staff has done it again!

Why ARMA’s IGBOK is important

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For those of us in the industry, the concepts of information governance (IG) are not foreign. We know that IG is dynamic and there are many methodologies and best practices to help us with our programs. Last February, ARMA released the first version of the IGBOK.

Cisco joins Apple in calling for a US version of GDPR data protection and privacy laws

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By Mark Wycislik-Wilson The roll out of GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation) has changed the face of privacy and data protection for millions of people across Europe.

Say it Again: You Are Not a Shredding Company. You Are a Data Security Company.

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Here’s the truth: There is only so much value a shredding company can provide customers when it markets itself as a shredding company. Shredding company owners who’ve been in the business long enough have learned this lesson the hard way.

Integrating Versatile Retention™ with SharePoint

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Reading Time: 2 minutes, 38 seconds Microsoft SharePoint is a well-known and widespread platform for team collaboration and business productivity that is used in organizations across the globe. There are over 200 million active users worldwide and 50% of businesses use SharePointin some form.

3 Reasons why tape should be included in your DR strategies

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Repost – I wrote this article on LinkedIn and it got picked up by IDM. Friday, March 18, 2016 – 10:45 By Andrew Ysasi I frequently hear chatter about using tape technology online, at conferences, and even in meetings that can be summed up in one statement, “Tape is dead.

Tips of the Month from the Privacy Professor!

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by Rebecca Herold Balancing the Good with the Bad Each month, I try to point out security and privacy “wins” alongside the “fails.” ” After all, if you look hard enough, you can find great examples of people, organizations and businesses going above and beyond to secure and protect sensitive data. That said, there are just […]. The post Tips of the Month from the Privacy Professor! appeared first on IG GURU.

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Digital Imaging and Resolution Recommendations

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Digital imaging captures all the information in photographic originals. Read on for some guidelines on making the best digitization choices, always with the ultimate usage of the images in mind.

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URLHaus is a smash success so far: 100,000 malware sites down

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via Peerlyst by Kim Crawley Web malware is huge. The web is now one of the top vectors for malware distribution. I took a glance at VirusTotal’s file statistics from the past seven days.

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Webinar: Creating A Defensible Disposition within your RIM Program

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Keeping records past their expire date can put companies and employees alike at great risk, for both audits and litigation. So, why are companies keeping legacy information they no longer need?

NAGARA reaches 1000 members

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The National Association of Government Archives and Records Administrators (NAGARA) is thrilled to announce the organization has reached a new and historic membership milestone with the addition of its 1,000th member! NAGARA’s membership has quadrupled since the fall of 2016, and today marks an historic moment in the association’s 35-year history. NAGARA, established in 1984, is proud to be […]. The post NAGARA reaches 1000 members appeared first on IG GURU.

IG GURU gets help from Marketing Pro – Robin Thompson

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Robin has been a leader in the RIM and IG field for many years, having been recognized with two-lifetime achievement awards for her work, and the partnership is intended to bring IG GURU to a broader audience.

MER Announces Keynote for 2019

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Nicolas Economou is the chief executive of H5 and was a pioneer in advocating the application of scientific methods to the legal system.

The Robots Are Here; Real World Applications of Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence

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With more than 2.5 quintillion bytes of data created every day, challenges with unstructured data and an increasingly complex regulatory landscape prompts a need for change to the old approach to information management. Many complex analytical problems are unsolvable by human effort alone due to data volumes and complexity involved. Machine learning and artificial intelligence are […].

DSF ’19 Magical Conference Program Now Live – Check it Out!

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ARMA Southwest Region’s IGP/CRM Workshop announced in Houston, TX

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CONFERENCE REGISTRATION IS OPEN Choose your certification and prep for success!

The Art of Document Restoration

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The post The Art of Document Restoration appeared first on IG GURU. Disaster Recovery IG News Information Governance Sponsored Document Restoration Polygon

Kevin Parker, #InfoGov18 Speaker Interview Series

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We’re pleased to bring you a series of interviews with some of the presenters at The Information Governance Conference 2018.

7 Cyber Risks to Watch Out For in 2019

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by Allen Jame 2018 was an eventful year that brought various security breaches, many of which made headlines. The year proved that even large organizations fall into the hands of hackers.

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Google Removes 85 Adware Apps That Infect 9 Million Android Users

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January 8, 2019 Google has removed 85 apps from its Play Store after finding out that they were pushing aggressive, full-screen adware to Android users. With the rise in the mobile market, Adware has become one of the most prevalent mobile threats in the world.

Metadata for Archival Collections: Challenges and Opportunities

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Metadata is one of the significant costs of digitization. Although archival items can be digitized without cataloging, a digital collection cannot be created and delivered without metadata.

First AIIM19 Keynote Announced!

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AIIM is proud to announce, Customer Experience Futurist and Author, Blake Morgan as the first keynote confirmed for The AIIM Conference 2019. The customer of the future is already here. Customers today don’t only expect personalized, zero friction, seamless customer experiences — they demand it.

Data Governance Is Dead — Meetings And Spreadsheets Killed It

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Stan Christiaens Mar 26, 2018, 08:00am CommunityVoice Forbes Technology Council We all know that data governance has perception issues (to put it mildly). True data governance is the control and enablement of any and all data management activities.

How to Determine the Feasibility of Digital Archives Projects

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Over the years, I have directed or have been a subject matter expert on a number of projects using born-digital and digitized cultural heritage materials. With each new experience, I have gathered a series of questions, an aide-mémoire, to be explored before commencing a digital initiative.

Most LGBTQ are Cyberbullied. Here’s How to Stay Safe Online

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by Sarah Turner @ VPN Mentor We at vpnMentor conducted a survey in which we asked 695 LGBTQ+ people worldwide about their experiences online as they relate to their sexual orientation and gender identity.

Bridging the Gap Between Security Awareness and Action – A FREE Infographic from AIIM

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[link]. The post Bridging the Gap Between Security Awareness and Action – A FREE Infographic from AIIM appeared first on IG GURU. IG News Information Governance information security Security AIIM Infographic Security Awareness

ICRM issues 2018 Year in Review Newsletter

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[link]. The post ICRM issues 2018 Year in Review Newsletter appeared first on IG GURU. ICRM IG News Information Governance Records Management

Anthem Pays OCR $16 Million in Record HIPAA Settlement Following Largest U.S. Health Data Breach in History

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October 15, 2018 Anthem, Inc. has agreed to pay $16 million to the U.S.

Image Description Practices for Digital Archives Projects

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Formal standards, such as Describing Archives: A Content Standard (DACS), Graphic Materials, and Rules for Archival Description (RAD), have been developed over time for the description of archival materials.

What the Marriott Breach Says About Security

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DEC 18 We don’t yet know the root cause(s) that forced Marriott this week to disclose a four-year-long breach involving the personal and financial information of 500 million guests of its Starwood hotel properties.

Cyber breaches abound in 2019

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Robert Ackerman@BobAckerman / 2 days ago News of high-profile cyber breaches has been uncharacteristically subdued in recent quarters.

Unauthorized Disclosure of Patients’ Protected Health Information During “Boston Med” Filming Results in Multiple HIPAA Settlements Totaling $999,000 September 20, 2018

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ARMA International Announces Merger with Information Coalition and InfoGov Con along with other changes

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October 9th, 2018 During a call to ARMA Members today, Jocelyn Gunter, CEO of ARMA International, announced a merger with the Information Coalition and InfoGov Con.