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Document Management for Educational Institutions

Armstrong Archives

Any educational institution that receives a certain type of funding from the U.S. Dept of Education is required by federal law to protect the privacy of student education records. The Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA) is the federal law that protects the privacy of all student records and gives certain rights to parents regarding their children’s educational records.

Teams for Education Updates – May 2018

Perficient Data & Analytics

As part of Teacher Appreciation Week , Microsoft is thanking our teaching community with some new features within Microsoft Teams for Education. Microsoft has been visiting classrooms around the world to see how teachers and students are using Teams for education.

Infosec Education: What are the “right” credentials?


The caveat: Higher education has a ton of value. Well, the infosec community has done it again. We’ve gotten good and riled about something, with (maybe) good reason.

Medical schools falling short in educating students on machine learning

Information Management Resources

Without educating med students, the advancement of AI will be limited in use and less likely to impact patient care, say researchers. Machine learning Artificial intelligence Professional development

Fixing Data Breaches Part 1: Education

Troy Hunt

Let's get started with one I raised multiple times whilst sitting in front of Congress - education. Education is the Best ROI on Security Spend. There are 3 aspects of education I want to focus on here in terms of ROI: Firstly, on the investment side, it's cheap. Finally, education is so cost effective because you leverage it over and over again. Education Smashes Bugs While They're Cheap. The difference is education. We have a data breach problem.

Protecting Sensitive Company Data: How to Educate Employees


In this article, we will examine how to educate your employees so that a lethal hack does not disrupt your business. Having complex password policies and using the latest technology can curb your susceptibility and educate employees on how to deal with threats.

Combat the increasing ransomware threat by educating employees

IT Governance

Although this creates an opportunity for cybercriminals, it can be addressed through education.”. The survey recommends educating end users, as this will enable them to identify attacks.

UPDATED State Records Management Education Materials

The Texas Record

We are pleased to announce the State Records Management Education Materials have been updated and are available on the Records Management Interagency Coordinating Council (RMICC) website. For more ideas on using and sharing these educational materials, check out the Companion Information document. In 2014, RMICC identified a need to broadly disseminate information about records management requirements at state agencies and universities.

AI tools based on one organization’s data may need more ‘education’

Information Management Resources

A study suggests that artificial intelligence tools used to diagnose images may need a wider range of images to train on than previously thought. Artificial intelligence Radiology Medical imaging Machine learning

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The Sheriffs are in Town: Recent Developments in Initial Coin Offerings (ICO) Enforcement and Investor Education

Data Matters

FINRA’s warning highlights similar themes to the mock ICO website the SEC recently launched as part of an investor education initiative. Federal, state and self-regulatory agencies are focused on investor education and enforcement of securities laws related to token offerings, secondary trading platforms and mining operations. In the months following director William Hinman’s noteworthy speech on whether and when a digital asset is subject to securities laws, U.S.

Panel: Information Governance For Government, Educational Institutions, & Non-Profits

Information Coalition

Panel: Information Governance For Government, Educational Institutions, & Non-Profits – Mara Hermano (Rhode Island School of Design – RISD), Mansur Hasib (University of Maryland University College (UMUC), Kevin Parker (NEOSTEK) & Joel Westphal (U.S.

Cyber attacks hit a fifth of schools and colleges

IT Governance

One in five schools and colleges have fallen victim to cyber crime, according to research from the specialist insurer Ecclesiastical, yet the majority (74%) of educational establishments claim to be “fully prepared” to deal with such attacks. .

Personal data breaches in schools, to report or not to report?

IT Governance

BreachReady Education EU GDPR Data breaches education GDPR schoolsUnder the GDPR, all personal data breaches need to be recorded by the organisation and there should be a clear and defined process for doing so.

Accounting for Website Security in Higher Education


This morning I had the privilege of speaking at the Higher Education Web Professionals Association (HighEdWeb) annual conference. The post Accounting for Website Security in Higher Education appeared first on PerezBox. I took the opportunity to share a number of points around the. Read More. Security

Canadian Privacy Commissioner Issues Report on Children’s Educational Apps

Hunton Privacy

Recently, the Office of the Privacy Commissioner of Canada (“OPC”) issued its 2017 Global Privacy Enforcement Network Sweep results (the “Report”), which focused on certain privacy practices of online educational tools and services targeted at classrooms. The OPC examined the privacy practices of two dozen educational websites and apps used by K-12 students.

Panel: Information Governance For Government, Educational Institutions, & Non-Profits

Information Coalition

Panel: Information Governance For Government, Educational Institutions, & Non-Profits – Mara Hermano (Rhode Island School of Design – RISD), Mansur Hasib (University of Maryland University College (UMUC), Kevin Parker (NEOSTEK) & Joel Westphal (U.S.

How Tech Companies Woo Higher Ed (and What They Seek in Return)

Information Management Resources

He says these companies want to fill the gap “between traditional corporate training and higher education,” creating a “tighter connection” between students getting a college degree and an initial job with the needed skills. Another higher education outreach forthcoming in 2018 may come from Google, which offered a peek at its virtual reality platform, Daydream , earlier this year at EDUCAUSE, a major higher-ed conference. Gifts are plentiful during the holidays.

Once Again, Florida is the Place to Be for eDiscovery Education in March: eDiscovery Best Practices

eDiscovery Daily

Continuing Legal Education (CLE) general credits, 2.0 eDiscovery Daily is made available by CloudNine solely for educational purposes to provide general information about general eDiscovery principles and not to provide specific legal advice applicable to any particular circumstance. The post Once Again, Florida is the Place to Be for eDiscovery Education in March: eDiscovery Best Practices appeared first on CloudNine.

Successfully Completing your Terminal Degree

IG Guru

When a person is ABD, their highest level of education […]. Education IG News Information Governance Buitron Doctorate Terminal DegreeI finished a Doctorate of Computer Science just over a month ago.

How situational analysis helps your school become #BreachReady

IT Governance

Education #BreachReady education GDPRIn our first #BreachReady blog for schools series , we asked you to consider the types of breaches your school has experienced, what caused them, and steps your school can take to prevent them from happening again.

A Ph.D versus a Doctorate Degree? A journey towards a Doctorate in Information Assurance

IG Guru

My educational journey has been a long and interesting one. I have to thank friends, educators, teachers, and colleagues who had shared many of their own experiences with me, both good and bad because without them, I would not be as close […].

A Record Center is Not an Archives: Some thoughts from an interview

The Schedule

I was in a place with the [FPOW] program where I was mostly doing a lot of education work (campus workshops, webinars, etc.) though I am aiming to get back on the education horse for City employees. So I guess that’s a fifth component of the nature of the work, i.e. education (employees, researchers, public) on the records life cycle and its impact, and how to use what we have once it arrives here.


IG Guru

MER Conference 2019 program is shaping up! Still time to join the speaking team!

University fundraising under scrutiny after data breach allegations

The Guardian Data Protection

University funding Data protection Education Higher education Information commissioner UK newsInformation Commissioner to look at evidence of wealth screening of former students before approaches made for donations University fundraising is to be examined by the Information Commissioner after allegations emerged that the personal data of some alumni was being misused.

Learning made easy

OpenText Information Management

“Great education is a combination of a supporting environment, dedicated teachers and students who take joy in learning.” Hermann J.

CSDS® Exams Coming to a Neighborhood Near You

IG Guru

Education i-SIGMA IG News Information Governance information privacy information security NAID Shredding Certification CSDSThough the CSDS® exam itself isn’t any easier this year, taking it now is. The i-SIGMA Board of Directors has approved a program wherein existing Certified Secure Destruction Specialists® (CSDSs) will be able to proctor the examination process. Before the new exam protocol, the CSDS test was offered only during the annual conference or by traveling to […].

The heat is on, is your school #BreachReady?

IT Governance

Welcome to the new education sector blog series. In education, losing information – either on paper or unencrypted devices and cyber incidents follow closely as does a failure to redact data with breaches in general seeing a 32% rise across the sector. .

I Want to Legal Hold Your Hand

The Schedule

Outreach and EducationThis guest post is by Holly Dolan, MLS, Assistant Manager of Denton County Records Management in Denton, Texas. If you would link to download copies of these valentines for your own re-use, Holly has graciously made this PDF available.

An essential GDPR guide for schools

IT Governance

Pre-order today to save 10% >> Education EU GDPRThe EU GDPR ( General Data Protection Regulation ) places greater obligations on how organisations handle personal data – including schools.


Appointing a data protection officer: A quick guide for schools and multi-academy trusts

IT Governance

For more information, speak to one of our experts >> Education EU GDPR DPO GDPRWhatever the size and setting of your school, the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) places high expectations on protecting the personal data of your data subjects, especially children.

Why Aren’t Any Business Intelligence Apps Using Graph Data

Perficient Data & Analytics

Education. Data & Analytics Healthcare Integration & IT Modernization Life Sciences Management Consulting business applications Business Intelligence Business Intelligence and Analytics Business Intelligence Cloud Education graph data Graph Database healthcare lifescienceBusiness intelligence isn’t always about the facts. Don’t get me wrong, there will always be a place for dashboards and BI reports.

URLs Aren’t Archives ¯_(?)_/¯, and Other Stories

The Schedule

Outreach and Education Uncategorized journalismI have not spent much time in recent months following the travails of media organizations such as Gawker and the Gothamist other than to casually peruse tweets on my timeline. A retweet caught my eye the other day, and here we are.

Records Management Outreach to Elementary Schools and Colleges

The Schedule

Access Outreach and Education Records Management Research UncategorizedIt all started in the beginning of the year. My school sent out a call to parents and guardians to see who would be interested in coming to our school’s career day.

Next RMS hangout: Records Managers Outside of Archives speak up!

The Schedule

Outreach and Education Professional Issues Records Management RMRT Virtual Hangouts UncategorizedAfter a few months’ hiatus, the Records Management Section Hangout Series is back! On Thursday, March 29 at 12:00 CDT, join members of the RMS steering committee in a discussion on ““What RMs Want: Records Managers On What They Wish Archivists Knew About Them (And Vice-Versa)”.

Making it Stick: Records Management Training Approaches

The Schedule

Outreach and Education Professional Development Records Management TrainingSeveral weeks ago the University Archivist and I conducted our bi-annual University Archives and Records Management training session, part of our Office of Human Resources Faculty and Staff Development Program.

Upcoming Hangout: Institutional Placement Survey — Records Management and Archival Services

The Schedule

Outreach and Education Records Management RMRT Virtual Hangouts Hangouts virtual hangoutsMark your calendars for the next Records Management Section Google Hangout! On Monday, December 4 at noon Eastern, the Records Management Section will be hosting a hangout with Jackie Esposito from Penn State University. She will be talking about the report on her Institutional Placement Survey — Records Management and Archival Services.

Veterans Find New Roles in Enterprise Cybersecurity

Dark Reading

Facebook and Synack create programs to educate vets and grow employment opportunities while shrinking the cybersecurity talent gap

Managing Federal and Presidential Records

The Schedule

Legal Outreach and Education Preservation Records Management RMRT Virtual Hangouts government records legal issues records lifecycle records managmentMark your calendars for the next Records Management Section Google Hangout! On Thursday, July 6 at noon Eastern, the Records Management Section will be hosting a hangout on the Federal Records Act and the Presidential Records Act.

7 Free (or Cheap) Ways to Increase Your Cybersecurity Knowledge

Dark Reading

Building cybersecurity skills is a must; paying a lot for the education is optional. Here are seven options for increasing knowledge without depleting a budget

Snapshot: College and University Retention Schedules

Brandeis Records Manager

Continuing/Adult education explicitly appears on only 21% of the schedules. At best, it can be used as a reference tool and baseline for retention schedule creation and maintenance in Higher Education – subject to local tailoring. George Despres.

Privacy and Cybersecurity November 2017 Events

HL Chronicle of Data Protection

TCPA in Higher Education. Cybersecurity and the GPDR in Higher Education. Privacy Shield GDPR General Data Protection Regulation higher education International data transfers Internet of Things IoT Privacy Shield TCPA Telephone Consumer Protection ActPlease join us for our November 2017 Privacy and Cybersecurity Events. November 7. Mark Brennan is leading a session on TCPA at the NCHER Knowledge Symposium. Location : New Orleans, Louisiana. November 7.

IBM Builds 'SOC on Wheels' to Drive Cybersecurity Training

Dark Reading

A tractor trailer housing a Cyber Tactical Operation Center will travel throughout the US and Europe for incident response training, security support, and education