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Hackers Are Passing Around a Megaleak of 2.2 Billion Records

WIRED Threat Level

The so-called Collections #1-5 represent a gargantuan, patched-together Frankenstein of rotting personal data. Security

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Top Image Systems to Showcase Its Accounts Payable Automation Solution for SAP at the DSAG Theme Day in St. Leon-Rot, Germany

Document Imaging Report

Leon-Rot, Germany, on September 19, 2018. Plano, Texas / Cologne, Germany – Top Image Systems Ltd. NASDAQ: TISA), a global innovator of intelligent content processing solutions, will showcase its next-generation accounts payable automation solution for SAP at the DSAG Theme Day, “Electronic Invoice Processing for SAP,” held in St.

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ESI, ROT, and LBJ – Thoughts on Data Management While Visiting the Lyndon Johnson Presidential Library: eDiscovery Trends

eDiscovery Daily

In 2016, a study by Veritas found that as much as 85% of ESI is Redundant, Obsolete, or Trivial (ROT). most of it ROT. How does your organization keep ROT at bay? The post ESI, ROT, and LBJ – Thoughts on Data Management While Visiting the Lyndon Johnson Presidential Library: eDiscovery Trends appeared first on CloudNine. Editor’s Note: If you love to read blogs about eDiscovery, you’ve undoubtedly read posts and articles by Jim Gill.

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Cleansing Your Content: What a Novel Idea


rot metadata intelligent records management robotic process automation concept searchingBelow is our second in a series of blog posts written by Carla Mulley, Vice President of Marketing at Concept Searching. Concept Searching and Gimmal are working together to offer more intelligent records management capabilities to organizations of all sizes.

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The Chief Data Officer: A Key Advocate for Information Governance


Data management and quality is a fundamental records management process that supports the elimination of redundant, obsolete and transitory (ROT) data that costs an organization time and money with increased storage cost and legal risk.

5 Reasons Why Information Governance and Cybersecurity Go Hand in Hand


Assessing risk, prioritizing critical information, eliminating redundant, obsolete and trivial (ROT) content, evaluating threats, advocating training and awareness – so much of what IG does aligns closely with cybersecurity processes. It’s a logical partnership.

Avoid Compliance Nightmares and Clean Your Dark Data: Join the Webinar


Gartner, AIIM, all the research and advisory forms agree that over 80% of the information organizations store is ROT (redundant, trivial or obsolete). A lot of that ROT is what is hidden across your company applications and repositories.

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[Podcast] Exploring Artificial Intelligence for Content Authoring


Also on this episode , Kevin chats with Rikkert Engels , CEO of Xillio, about best practices in content services including, migration and integration, dealing with ROT, preparing for the future, and more. When I was a kid in grade school, I always hated homework because it often stood in the way of going outside to play with my friends. I can remember joking around with them and saying that we needed to build a robot to do our homework for us.

How to: Find and Clean out Your Dark Data with


We say 80% of a company’s content is ROT – redundant, obsolete and trivial – and that keeping it is causing real challenges including storage costs and the risk of theft (both intentionally and accidentally).

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4 Ways to Determine ROI around Data Cleanup


To help you out, here are four ways you can pull together the numbers to determine the ROI from cleaning out redundant, duplicate and trivial information (ROT). And what about the information that is ROT (redundant, obsolete and trivial)? In the AIIM report on information governance , it was found that 40% of organizations manage between 40-76% content that is ROT. If it’s ROT, wouldn’t it make more sense to get rid of it completely?

Wells Fargo, revisited, again


How deep did the cultural rot go? “Wells Refunds Millions to Clients,” The Wall Street Journal , July 20, 2018 B1. Wells Fargo refunds insurance premiums to hundreds of thousands of customers who bought “add-on” services such as pet insurance, identity theft, home warranties, debt protection, and legal services. This comes amidst an investigation by the CFPB as to whether the way these products were marketed was legal.

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Implementing Information Management on SharePoint and Office365


It's hard to overestimate the impact of SharePoint on the information management market. Since its humble beginnings in 2001, it has grown to nearly 200 million seats and is found in every industry sector. If you're reading this blog post, you likely have SharePoint in your organization.

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“‘Success Theater’ Masked Rot at GE,” The Wall Street Journal , February 22, 2018 A1. GE’s CEO may have been too optimistic. “This culture of confidence trickled down the ranks … ” If the top boss has rose colored glasses, that view apparently permeates the organization. If he or she reacts badly to bad news, do people stop bring bad news? One principle of compliance is that the tone at the top matters.

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Integrating Structured and Unstructured Data; Are we there already?


“By 2022, 50% of organizations will include unstructured, semistructured and structured data within the same governance program, up from less than 10% today.” Gartner Market Guide for File Analytics.

AIIM19 session preview - Content Analytics & ECM Implementation across the Enterprise with John Daly


In addition, we’re working on an IG Implementation plan that includes email, privacy, reducing ROT and other initiatives. AIIM19 is coming soon to San Diego on March 26-28 and as usual the gathering will be the place to be for information management professionals.

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Tech Tuesday: Getting Started with Classification


Separate the good information from the ROT. A good example here is identifying and dealing with ROT. One of the most important elements of an information governance program is the proper classification of your data.

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What is Infonomics and Why Should You Care?


To do that, they need to get buy-in (and funding) from executives to establish programs and processes that will: Clean out the information no longer needed, including ROT and information past its retention period or value to the business.

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Information Literacy and Records Management

Brandeis Records Manager

Should it exclude responsibly destroying or deleting redundant, obsolete, and trivial (ROT) info? George Despres, CRM. Program Director for University Records Management, Brandeis University. The content in this blog reflects the opinions of the author, and not of Brandeis University.).

How Organizations Are Preparing for GDPR


In our next piece in this series, we'll examine how the need for GDPR compliance is affecting the way organizations are dispositioning records and ROT (redundant, obsolete, and trivial information), as well as which business systems are affected by this regulation.


Manage Your Dark Content and Increase Compliance


Identify – Automatically find the ROT and sensitive information. It’s a simple problem that every organization has – finding and managing dark data – information spread across the organization, often hidden in systems and repositories.

Records Management in the Intelligent Information Era


Disposition (especially of ROT): This may be the lowest of the low-hanging automation fruit. Defining a New Era of Records Management. Records management has traditionally been significantly focused on compliance. Compliance is important; to be sure; the more highly regulated an organization is, the more important compliance is. Every organization has to comply with something, even if it’s just tax and personnel regulations.

Looking Back At Information Governance in 2018


If it’s true that almost 80% of the information an organization has is ROT – redundant, obsolete and trivial, then there’s a ton of work to be done to find that information, clean it out and organize what’s left. 2018 was the year enterprises started seriously investing in their information governance programs.

Information Governance Innovations in 2019


ROT (redundant, obsolete and trivial) = ~80%. If 2018 showed us anything, it’s that information governance has captured the attention of organizations of all sizes. Maybe they don’t all refer to the work they do on ensuring their information is well governed as “information governance,” but they are thinking about what’s needed and doing the work to make it happen.

Susan Sherrouse AIIM18 Speaker Interview


I've taken quite a few vintage quilts out of attics, quilted them, and they are now in use daily and loved - versus rotting away. Here’s your chance to get to know our AIIM18 speakers a little better before you get to San Antonio and see them live. We can’t wait to see you April 11-13th. Name Susan Sherrouse Email LinkedIn Profile [link]. Job Title Principal Project Information Manager. Company Fluor.

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

The Schedule

Those of us in academic and legal environments have been dealing with link and citation rot for ages. I 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.

Content Cleanup and Migration Planning


This is often a great time to clean up information ROT (redundant, obsolete, trivial). When planning a new content management system, you almost always have to plan for content migration. It doesn't matter if you are working with enterprise content, records, knowledge, data, or even web content. Migration means moving content from a source to a destination. Often it is from multiple sources to at least one destination.

The Digital Helix: Transforming Your Organization’s DNA To Thrive In The Digital Age (A Book Review)

Information is Currency

Now the most important asset for digital revolution to transform businesses is information and removing ROT while making crucial information available no matter if it’s declared a record or not. In late 2017 the AIIM On Air podcast recorded an episode where they interviewed Michael Gale on his new book, “The Digital Helix: Transforming Your Organization’s DNA to Thrive In The Digital Age,” which you can listen to here. I recently read the book and thoroughly enjoyed it.

“A Picture is Worth a Thousand Words”

Unwritten Record

On the farms – we must help harvest; fight blight, rot, disease; kill rodents and food-eating pests. “A picture is worth a thousand words… ” Or so the saying goes.

Our Data Governance Is Broken. Let’s Reinvent It.

John Battelle's Searchblog

Neither of these kinds of ideas are even remotely possible – nor are the products of thousands of similar questions entrepreneurs might ask of the data rotting in plain sight across our poorly architected data economy.

[0day] [PoC] Risky design decisions in Google Chrome and Fedora desktop enable drive-by downloads

Scary Beasts Security

Is it possible that Linux desktop security has rotted Overview A confluence of two risky design choices, combined with various implementation issues, makes drive-by downloads possible with Google Chrome on Fedora.

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