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How to Properly Back Up Your Data

Nov 29, 2018  |  by We generate an unbelievable amount of data every day—2.5 quintillion bytes. According to Forbes, 90% of all data has been created in the last two years, and by the year 2020, one-third of all data will pass through the cloud. All data that you are responsible for needs to be backed up, safely and securely. […]

Creating a Records Management Program: How to Balance Your Priorities

Oct 25, 2018  |  by Creating a Records Management Program requires a healthy balance of costs, security, and productivity. The best way to set these priorities is to evaluate your own processes. Costs Cost efficiency depends on the type of information you keep and manage as well as the legal retention requirements. Offsite Records Storage If you have records that […]

How RIM Programs Work

Sep 24, 2018  |  by You keep vital information that needs careful attention. RIM systems make sure you are protected from making mistakes with this information. RIM helps you to identify, store, secure, track and destroy your important documents appropriately. Records Information Management (RIM) Records Information Management is often simply referred to as RIM. The entire life cycle of your […]

How FACTA Impacts Records Management

Jul 02, 2018  |  by The Fair and Accurate Credit Transactions Act (FACTA) was enacted in 2003 to ensure the protection of consumers’ personal data. It provides consumers with the means to monitor their credit scores and dispute inaccuracies. FACTA guarantees that businesses are taking precautions to prevent identity theft. FACTA’s Impacts on Businesses A Records Destruction Plan Since FACTA […]

Are You Disposing Hard Drives Safely?

Jun 18, 2018  |  by When you delete files from your computer, they can still be recovered. That’s wonderful if you need to recover your own files. But if someone else gets a hold of files you intentionally deleted, it’s a whole different story. Destroying Data Someone may advise you to take a hammer, drill, or screw driver to the […]

What to Do Once You Finish Scanning

Jun 01, 2018  |  by If you are going to digitize your records, the most important step in this process is deciding what to do with your records once they are scanned. Last Steps in Scanning When you transition to digital record keeping, you will want to make informed decisions about how to store these newly digitized records. Cloud Storage is a […]

How Facilities Bundle Storage and Shredding

May 16, 2018  |  by You’ve made the decision to store your records in a facility. You’ve been able to access files when necessary, but now some of your records have reached their expiry date. What should you do? Shred Outdated Documents Most record storage facilities offer a plan for records at the end of their retention period. They partner […]

What is the Best Way to Manage Records and Documents?

Jan 18, 2018  |  by Most people use the terms “Records” and “Documents” interchangeably. However, there are some important, yet different, aspects of each. Where records aren’t used regularly, they are used to provide evidence of events. Documents are active files that need to be available for people to access and edit. Now what? You have records that you are […]