4 Tips to Protect Your Data While Commuting

In the post-COVID world, commuting and traditional work models have changed. Though many companies have returned to on-site work, it is now more common to have a combination of remote, on-site, and hybrid employees. With the many benefits of being able to work remotely, there are new challenges when...

Does Scanning Photos Ruin Them?

Scanning photos and documents has become second nature to many individuals and businesses. While this technology has progressed over the years, there are still many out there that are unsure about how this process actually works. It can be a frightening prospect for those unfamiliar with the procedure, and...

Having a Record Management Plan can Fight Phishing

It’s no secret that incidents of cybercrime increased greatly over the past few years. Covid restrictions, remote work, and hybrid office setting have only exacerbated this phenomenon. These crimes take on many names from ransomware to phishing. But did you know that having a sound record management plan in...

Poor Record Management can be Costly

Quality record management is a crucial tool to keep any business running smoothly. Over the past few years, companies have put an emphasis on their record protocols in an effort to optimize productivity. While the industry has made great strides, some companies have fallen victim to poor record management....

When to Replace a USB Drive?

The first USB drive was sold for commercial use in the year 2000. More than 20 years later and the technology is still widely used today. These pocket-sized storage devices have changed the way we store and transport information permanently. You’d be hard pressed to find a single office...

Lawyers on Record Management

Many industries have different needs when it comes to record management. The medical field has HIPAA, schools have FERPA, and nearly any business that deals with credit cards has FACTA. Lawyers and other legal professionals don’t have anything like this on the federal level. Lawyers in most, if not...

HIPAA – Current and Upcoming Changes

Just like many other laws in our country, HIPAA is always evolving. HIPAA is one of, if not the most important law regarding the safekeeping and dissemination of medical records. The past few years have brought about a number of changes, that in turn, required HIPAA to evolve. Everything...

Record Keeping: A Guide for Landlords

Nearly every industry has strict protocols when it comes to record keeping. There are a number of industries that have strict government oversight when it comes to record management, while other industries take a state by state approach. This is the case when it comes to landlords and rental...

Record Management for the End of the School Year

Now that the academic year is coming to an end, you may be wondering what school records to keep and what to destroy. We’ve already discussed record retention requirements for institutions, as well as FERPA compliance. But what about you, the student or teacher? What records should you be...

Spring Cleaning for Record Management

With spring now in full swing, and summer right around the corner, we thought it was time to talk about spring cleaning and record management. For many people this means simply throwing away or donating items that are no longer needed. But what about things like paperwork, contracts, or...