How to use color coding to maintain privacy and information security

In a four-part blog series, we have been exploring the many uses and benefits of color coding, including reducing operational downtime and lowering compliance risk. In our final post, we show how color coding can be used to help organizations limit unwanted access to files and preserve the privacy and confidentiality of sensitive records.Read More

Top Records and Information Management Blogs – Part 2

April 2014 is Records and Information Management Month. In honor of that, TAB is publishing a four-part series on the top blogs in records and information management. This week we look at the best blogs covering RIM from the standpoint of content management, legal issues and technology.Read More

Cloud records storage: solving the challenges of privacy and security

In this post, which is Part 3 of our Cloud Records Storage series, we focus on another tricky aspect of cloud records storage which is the challenges of privacy and security. Cloud privacy is receiving a lot of attention from lawmakers around the world as they introduce legislation to minimize consumer risk. Records Managers simply haven’t had to face these types of security and privacy challenges before, and unfortunately there seems to be more questions than answers. As you weigh the possibility of storing records in the cloud, there are some steps you can take to get answers, and to minimize privacy and security risks.Read More

Avoiding a Legal Storm When Storing Records in the Cloud

In the context of electronic records, cloud storage offers equal measures of potential and pitfall. Initially, the idea that your electronic records will be stored off site in a virtual environment made up of networked computers takes a bit of getting used to. Once the concept is familiar, the appeal of storing records in the cloud becomes clear. Specifically, cheap, off-site digital storage that never needs to be maintained and grows effortlessly as your storage needs grow. However, every records manager worth his or her salt will inevitably ask the million-dollar question: does cloud record storage jive with our legal obligations for records management?Read More