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Risk management in RM: addressing the problem of unmanaged paper documents

The organizers of ARMA 2013 did a great job bringing in thought-provoking and informative speakers this year. One of those was Larry Ponemon from the Ponemon Institute, a research group that focuses on privacy, data protection and information security policy. In his talk at ARMA, Ponemon revealed some surprising insights about the state of paper…Read More

Is human error the greatest threat to your vital information?

It doesn’t matter if records are paper or electronic, housed in a filing cabinet or in a cloud, records managers worry about information security—and for good reason. Many laws and regulations hold organizations responsible for the safety of sensitive information and senior management can face fines and even jail time if they’re found to be…Read More

5 Steps for Protecting Your Vital Records

Are you sure that all of your vital records are protected? Even if you have business continuity and disaster recovery plans in place, chances are they aren’t enough. That’s because the focus of these plans is typically IT infrastructure and data protection. This means your paper documents that are essential to continuing business operations are…Read More