October is Archives Month

The Texas Record

Each October, Texas joins archival repositories across the nation to celebrate Archives Month and promote the preservation of our country’s documentary heritage. Want to learn how to preserve your personal digital archive?

Specially Crafted ZIP archives allow bypassing secure email gateways

Security Affairs

Experts observed a new phishing campaign that used a specially crafted ZIP archive that was designed to bypass secure email gateways to distribute malware. ” The ZIP archive appeared as specially crafted and contained two distinct archive structures, each hacking its own EOCD record.

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Archives*RM Testimonial #6

The Schedule

This testimonial about the intersections of archives and records management comes from Lori Eaton, Archivist at Found Archives, LLC. It also requires a generous definition of what constitutes a record with archival value.

Archives*RM Testimonial #1

The Schedule

I have plenty of personal and some anecdotal evidence that good records management contributes to good archives. My job for over five years was, among other things, fixing outdated retention schedules to ensure non-archival materials didn’t come to the archives and archival materials did come.

Archives*RM Testimonial #5

The Schedule

This testimonial about the intersections of archives and records management comes from Elizabeth McGorty, Archivist & Records Manager for Brooklyn Navy Yard Development Corporation.

Archives*RM Testimonial #2

The Schedule

This testimonial about the intersections of archives and records management comes from Kris Kobialka (Kobi), Archivist and Institutional Records Manager at Boston Architectural College. The Archival holdings at that point were no more than 6 c.f.

Smart archiving for proactive organizations

Hanzo Learning Center

What would “smart” archiving look like for an organization? Compliance Archiving

Archives*RM Testimonial #4

The Schedule

This testimonial about the intersections of archives and records management comes from Jenna Cooper, Records Analyst at the Austin History Center. Bridging the gap between records managers and archivists is critical to preserving the historical record. It seems so obvious, right?

Archives*RM Testimonial #3

The Schedule

Upon needing to vacate a building as the lease was ending, we explored the “archives” of the bank. This was the perfect opportunity to put my RIM and archives skills to the test. Anything that looked unique or archival we set aside for later assessment.

Archiving Information on the Novel Coronavirus (Covid-19)

Archive-It

by the Archive-It team. The Internet Archive’s Archive-It service is collaborating with the Internet Preservation Consortium’s (IIPC) Content Development Group (CDG) to archive web-published resources related to the ongoing Novel Coronavirus (Covid-19) outbreak.

Scholar Calling on Writers for New Book: Impacts of the Cloud on Records Management and Archives

IG Guru

The post Scholar Calling on Writers for New Book: Impacts of the Cloud on Records Management and Archives appeared first on IG GURU. Impacts of the Cloud on Records Management and ArchivesA book edited by Salvador P.

Why Digital Archives Expand Access and Awareness

IG Guru

I was once the director of an archival collection related to historical buildings around the world. Here was my challenge: the archives was institutional with no public access, and I was a […]. The post Why Digital Archives Expand Access and Awareness appeared first on IG GURU.

The Pros and Cons of Using APIs for Web Archiving

Hanzo Learning Center

If you’re a regular reader of Hanzo, we’ve probably already convinced you that you need to be archiving any social media profiles that your organization maintains, along with your website.

Interview With Mark Myers on the Texas Digital Archive

The Texas Record

Devices used by Governor Rick Perry to create electronic records [1] This is the first in a two-part series exploring the Texas Digital Archive (TDA) with Electronic Records Specialist Mark Myers of the Archives and Information Services (ARIS) division at TSLAC.

Staffing and Collaboration for Digital Archival Projects

IG Guru

The post Staffing and Collaboration for Digital Archival Projects appeared first on IG Guru. Archives IG News Information Governance Records Management Digital Archives Margot Note ProjectsStaffing needs for digital projects depend on the project’s size and complexity.

Listserv archive now on IG GURU

IG Guru

The post Listserv archive now on IG GURU appeared first on IG GURU. Archives IG GURU IG News Information Governance Andrew Ysasi L-Soft Listserv Mark Wolfe Peterk University of Florida

Image Description Practices for Digital Archives Projects

IG Guru

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.

eRecords 2019: Strategic Allies: Archiving at Texas Parks and Wildlife Department

The Texas Record

Learning about working together to create a streamlined database was illustrated beautifully by Catherine Bell and Liz O’Brien in their talk, “ Strategic Allies: Archiving at Texas Parks and Wildlife Department “, using Portfolio. News Archives Electronic Record Access Training

National Archives joins investigation into Interior chief’s missing calendars

IG Guru

The post National Archives joins investigation into Interior chief’s missing calendars appeared first on IG GURU. Archives Disaster Recovery eDiscovery IG News Information Governance Record Retention Records Management Calendars Democrats National Archives Politico

Evaluating Web Archiving Technology Providers: 4 Questions Compliance Teams Need To Consider

Hanzo Learning Center

How confident are you in your web archive’s fidelity? Compliance FINRA SEC web archive Hanzo Dynamic Archive Hanzo Dynamic Capture SEC 17a-4 Regulatory Compliance ISO

Metadata for Archival Collections: Challenges and Opportunities

IG Guru

Although archival items can be digitized without cataloging, a digital collection cannot be created and delivered without metadata. The post Metadata for Archival Collections: Challenges and Opportunities appeared first on IG GURU.

Company Archive, or Black Hole? via Industry Week

IG Guru

The post Company Archive, or Black Hole? Archives IG News Information Destruction Information Governance Records ManagementA well-run records system saves time—and could save your bacon in a lawsuit. via Industry Week appeared first on IG GURU.

First Look Media Shutting Down Access to Snowden NSA Archives

Schneier on Security

The Daily Beast is reporting that First Look Media -- home of The Intercept and Glenn Greenwald -- is shutting down access to the Snowden archives. Many stories were published based on those archives over the years, albeit fewer in recent years.

Off the Record: RIM Month Special Edition– Blockchain, Record Tampering, Internet Archive: Oh My!

The Texas Record

It turns out, it has a place in records management as well– at least according to the National Archives and Records Administration (NARA).

Vintage Valentines in the Archives

Archives Blogs

Most of these early cards have long since disappeared, but we are fortunate to have many examples of early 20th century valentines here in Special Collections & Archives. Wishing you a happy Valentine’s Day from Special Collections & Archives!

Web Archiving for Compliance 101: The Pros and Cons of PDFs

Hanzo Learning Center

Social media platforms, collaborative online technology, and interactive sites are the hub of our digital economy, and just like all of your other business records, you need to retain archives of your web and online communications to maintain regulatory compliance.

The Current State of Description for Archives

IG Guru

The post The Current State of Description for Archives appeared first on IG GURU. Archives IG News libraries Margot Note museums

The Pros and Cons of Managing Web Archives In-House

Hanzo Learning Center

Archiving your organization’s website is like doing a home improvement project; both are prone to the DIY effect and sometimes the results are disastrous. Why not just have IT archive the website in-house? Compliance Hanzo Dynamic Capture 2019 Regulatory Compliance web archiving

How to Archive Instagram, LinkedIn, Facebook, Twitter, and Social Media for Regulatory Compliance

Hanzo Learning Center

social media social media archiving FINRA SEC web archive Facebook WORM Regulatory Compliance web archiving linkedin instagram twitter business communicationWhen you need information, where do you go?

Blockchain Project for National Archives Reports Successful Trial for Audio-Visual Content

IG Guru

A blockchain project developed to safeguard the integrity and accessibility of digital government records of national archives worldwide will soon present the results of a successful trial deployment in the United Kingdom, Estonia and Norway. National Archives, the University […].

FINRA Regulatory Requirements for Archiving, Recordkeeping, and Supervision in 2019

Hanzo Learning Center

Compliance FINRA web archive Regulations Regulatory Compliance recordkeeping web archiving financial services

Unsecured MongoDB archive exposed 202 Million private resumes

Security Affairs

Security expert discovered an unprotected MongoDB archive that has exposed personal and professional details of more than 202 million people. The MongoDB archive contains 854GB of data related to the last three years, it is the largest data leak incident of ever occurred in China.

Storyteller Right At Home Inside State Farm’s Archives

IG Guru

The post Storyteller Right At Home Inside State Farm’s Archives appeared first on IG GURU. Archives IG News Information Governance Records Management Illinois State Farm WGLTState Farm archivist Buck Farley.

Why Adobe Experience Manager Creates Unique Web Archiving Challenges For Compliance

Hanzo Learning Center

Compliance web archive Hanzo Dynamic Capture 2019 Regulatory Compliance web archiving Adobe Personalization adobe experience manager AEMIs your organization using Adobe Experience Manager (AEM) to create user-level individualized website experiences?

Archiving the Net: ‘Preserving the web isn’t impossible’

IG Guru

The post Archiving the Net: ‘Preserving the web isn’t impossible’ appeared first on IG GURU. How will future historians make sense of the vote to repeal the 8th, Brexit, or Trump?

WARC and WORM Digital Storage: Web Archiving Essentials

Hanzo Learning Center

Rather, WARC and WORM are abbreviations that you should be familiar with if you’re maintaining digital archives for regulatory compliance, especially in the financial services industry. Compliance FINRA SEC WARC 2019 WORM Regulatory Compliance web archivingWARCs? WORMs?

Archive-It Partner News, December 2019

Archive-It

by the Archive-It team. Next open call and year-in-review with Archive-It. All Archive-It partners are welcome and encouraged to participate in the State of the WARC Survey. Local to global web archiving. Integrating Archive-It and ArchivesSpace.