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Subject: rain 0609 ID theft and Protection, Military papers
From: Peter Kurilecz <[log in to unmask]>
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Date:Fri, 10 Jun 2005 07:33:10 -0400
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RAIN (Records/Archives In the News) is a daily compilation of news
stories from around the world.

US opens military files of Elvis, McQueen, Gable
Reuters - USA
... and worked as a tank driver and mechanic, which the documents
indicated
may ... The archives also released military records on movie legend
Humphrey
Bogart, US ...
<http://www.reuters.com/newsArticle.jhtml?type=domesticNews&storyID=8747523>

RECORDS missing in Jeffco
Rocky Mountain News - Denver,CO,USA
... After the loss of those files were discovered, a ... about the
highly
confidential nature of documents kept in the ... and Courts Facility
where
the records were kept ...
<http://rockymountainnews.com/drmn/local/article/0,1299,DRMN_15_3840975,00.html>

THOUSANDS of West's e-mails to be made public
The Spokesman Review (subscription) - Spokane,WA,USA
... The city subsequently received 19 public records requests for e ...
West's lawyers to review those documents and then ... City Hall address
on a series of backup files. ...
<http://www.spokesmanreview.com/local/story.asp?ID=74078>

MARICOPA court going paperless
Arizona Republic - Phoenix,AZ,USA
... paperwork will be digital and paper records will be ... from any
computer,
making the documents immediately available to ... will be able to review
files on computers ...
<http://www.azcentral.com/arizonarepublic/local/articles/0609onlinecourt09.html>

KERRY Hangs Back From Disclosure to All
New York Sun (subscription) - New York,NY,USA
... hell didn't he release these documents earlier?" a ... Mr. Kerry
only
requested the records from the ... a central repository of military
personnel
files maintained by ...
<http://www.nysun.com/article/15135>


SHELLEY LETTERS SELL FOR $86,640
Contactmusic.com - Burley in Wharfdale,Ilkley,UK
... CRISPIN JACKSON, head of books at Christie's said the fascinating
find
is a vital piece of history, aiding literary archivist's understanding
of an important ...
<http://www.contactmusic.com/new/xmlfeed.nsf/mndwebpages/shelley%20letters%20sell%20for%2086640>

BACKERS hope preservation effort will fly
Baltimore Sun - Baltimore,MD,USA
... An archivist at the Glenn L. Martin Aviation Museum, a Loyola
College
history professor and the head of the international architectural firm
Albert Kahn ...
<http://www.baltimoresun.com/news/local/bal-md.depot09jun09,1,2616894.story?coll=bal-local-headlines>

DATA decay: All magnetic media slowly degrade and lose ...
Canada.com - Canada
... Their initial advertised archival life of more than 50 years has
been
cut down to that of hard drives, with no accepted manufacturing standard
and more ...
<http://www.canada.com/technology/story.html?id=2b2ff34f-94e3-44d5-a8ef-ddd749a08bd0>

RESEARCHER Finds Unknown JS Bach Composition
Blogcritics.org - USA
... Maul had been working since 2002 on a systematic survey of all
central
German church, communal and state archival collections, when he found
the two-page ...
<http://blogcritics.org/archives/2005/06/08/181541.php>

BACH work unearthed
News24 - Cape Town,South Africa
... that uncovered the manuscript, written in Bach's own hand, while
systematically
sifting through the different church, municipal and state archives in
Central ...
<http://www.news24.com/News24/Entertainment/Abroad/0,,2-1225-1243_1717676,00.html>

BRIGHAM Young will - perhaps the original - is sold
Salt Lake Tribune - Salt Lake City,UT,USA
... the document is an original. The Church of Jesus Christ of
Latter-day
Saints and Utah State Archives have copies. - Justin Hill.
<http://www.sltrib.com/utah/ci_2791999>

ARCHIVES to open more than a million sealed military documents
Kansas City Star - MO,USA
... Documents being released are at least 62 years old, except those
related
to famous people, which can be released a decade after they die. ...
<http://www.kansascity.com/mld/kansascity/news/local/11846442.htm>

BUSINESSES Are Required to Shred Some Personal Data
Canton Repository (subscription) - Canton,OH,USA
... That may be reflective of an upturn in the number of individuals who
are shredding, says Don Phan, who conducted the study ... That goes for
electronic files as well ...
<http://www.cantonrep.com/index.php?Category=23&ID=227030&r=0>

NATIONAL Archives opens window on history
MSNBC - USA
... The anxious missive is among documents included in the 1.2 million
military personnel files the National Archives will open to the public
Saturday for the ...
<http://msnbc.msn.com/id/8149218/>

PRIVATE papers ?blowing in the wind'
Barnet Times - Barnet,England,UK
Barnet Council has promised to revise the way it disposes of
confidential
documents after reams of private benefits records were found near the
North Circular ...
<http://www.barnettimes.co.uk/news/localnews/display.var.604500.0.private_papers_lsquoblowing_in_the_windrsquo.php>

TEXAS Has Big Plans for Bush Presidential Library
Los Angeles Times - CA,USA
... Bush has named a close friend, former Commerce Secretary Don Evans,
to head the search for the location of his presidential library. ...
<http://www.latimes.com/news/nationworld/nation/la-na-lifeafter9jun09,0,374054.story?coll=la-home-nation>

Army Times, Thu, 09 Jun 2005 8:23 AM PDT
Military records of the famous to be made public
http://www.armytimes.com/story.php?f=1-292925-903524.php
OVERLAND, Mo. When Elvis Presley entered the Army, the public started
writing. Presley s military personnel file with a current address of
Graceland
contains a 1958 letter from a couple in Sacramento, Calif., to First
Lady Mamie
Eisenhower.


Daily American Republic, Thu, 09 Jun 2005 12:32 PM PDT
Here's how to obtain the records
http://www.darnews.com/articles/2005/06/09/news/news5.txt
OVERLAND, Mo. (AP) -- The National Personnel Records Center is opening
nearly 1.2 million military personnel files on Saturday, just a small
portion
of the center's holdings.

Reuters via Yahoo! News, Thu, 09 Jun 2005 11:19 AM PDT
U.S. opens military files of Elvis, McQueen, Gable
http://news.yahoo.com/news?tmpl=story&u=/nm/20050609/us_nm/people_military_dc_3
Pfc. Steve McQueen was confined for being absent without leave, Lt.
Clark Gable's cameraman enlisted with him and Pfc. Elvis Presley was a
public
relations headache for the Army, according to U.S. military documents
released on Thursday.

MARIA Anglin: Danger of ID theft must be countered with punishment
San Antonio Express (subscription) - San Antonio,TX,USA
... And what's really scary is that other than shredding and remaining
vigilant ... is already out there, floating around on forms, records,
documents, waiting to be ...
<http://www.mysanantonio.com/opinion/columnists/manglin/stories/MYSA060905.07B.anglin.2f53d80f6.html>

AIIM Publishes Information Nation Warrior: Information Management ...
I-Newswire.com  (press release) - USA
... "Information Nation Warrior is a book every executive, senior
leader,
CIO, IT professional, legal counsel, records manager, and anyone who has
responsibility ...
<http://i-newswire.com/pr24647.html>

FEDERAL Records Center Brings History Alive
KSDK - St. Louis,MO,USA
... This is a new program at the National Personnel Records Center,"
Archivist
Eric Voelz says starting Saturday, the public can use the new archives
research room ...
<http://www.ksdk.com/news/hot_topics_article.aspx?storyid=80457>

UNWELCOME guests
San Antonio Current - San Antonio,TX,USA
... of while an agent and violates federal law. "Federal computer
records
are sacrosanct," he said. "If there's a change in the case ...
<http://www.zwire.com/site/news.cfm?newsid=14662296&BRD=2318&PAG=461&dept_id=484045&rfi=6>

ID theft laws may merit update
Kentucky Post - Covington,KY,USA
... In May, Time Warner Inc. said computer backup tapes with information
about 600,000 employees were lost by an outside data storage firm. ...
<http://news.kypost.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=/20050609/NEWS02/506090384/1014>

COMPANIES warned about identity theft
OregonLive.com - Portland,OR,USA
ChoicePoint, LexisNexis, Time Warner and now Citigroup Inc. ... It also
followed Citigroup Inc.'s announcement this week that the computer tapes
containing the ...
<http://www.oregonlive.com/business/oregonian/index.ssf?/base/business/1118312080318380.xml&coll=7>

NEW focus on securing personal data
International Herald Tribune - France
... that highly sensitive data is still being shipped by courier - on
unencrypted
tapes, as in the CitiFinancial case and in a loss of Time Warner
employee
data in ...
<http://www.iht.com/articles/2005/06/09/business/data.php>

USERS split on data security options
Search Storage - USA
... have found their data security compromised in recent months,
including
Bank of America Corp ... for off-site disaster recovery (DR) and we will
ship tapes up there ...
<http://searchstorage.techtarget.com/originalContent/0,289142,sid5_gci1096697,00.html>

LONG-MISSING time capsule buried at Capitol
kgw.com (subscription) - Portland,OR,USA
... Secretary of State Sam Reed, Land Commissioner Doug Sutherland,
State
Archivist Jerry Handfield and Linda Villegas Bremer, director of general
administration ...
<http://www.kgw.com/sharedcontent/APStories/stories/D8AKE5AO0.html>

INSECURE documents -- the next Achilles heel
IT-Analysis - UK
... frequent release of information and higher standards of data
retention,
with documents ... a 24-year sentence for corporate fraud related to
document
malpractice. ...
<http://www.it-analysis.com/article.php?articleid=12753&SESSID=ac20eea1dbdd0f0c5f802aeaeb7a80b0>

WHY Internet security is more about asking questions than finding ...
ZDNet UK - UK
In February of 2005, ChoicePoint, an Atlanta-based company that provides
consumer data services to insurance companies, US government agencies,
and other ...
<http://insight.zdnet.co.uk/0,39020415,39202748,00.htm>

New York Times
The Scramble to Protect Personal Information
By TOM ZELLER Jr.
Perhaps more than most corporations, Citigroup knows the perils of
moving personal data.
In February last year, a magnetic tape with information on about
120,000 Japanese customers of its Citibank division disappeared while
being
shipped by truck from a data management center in Singapore. The tape
held names, addresses, account numbers and balances. It has never
turned up.
And this week the company revealed that it had happened again - this
time the loss of an entire box of tapes in the care of the United
Parcel Service,
with personal information on nearly four million American customers.
<http://www.nytimes.com/2005/06/09/business/09data.html?>

New York Times
Audit Finds Security Dept. Is Lacking Disaster Backups
By ERIC LIPTON
WASHINGTON, June 8 - In a nationwide advertising blitz, the Homeland
Security Department has urged businesses and families to "Get Ready
Now" for potential terror attacks or other disasters. But an internal
audit released on Wednesday concluded that the department had
fundamentally failed to follow its own advice.
Computer systems at 19 department sites that served agencies like the
Transportation Security Administration, Customs and Border Protection
and the Coast Guard had no functioning backups or relied on obviously
deficient or incomplete backups, the report by the inspector general of
the department said. Even the Federal Emergency Management Agency,
which is in charge of disaster recovery, was unprepared, the report
said.
<http://www.nytimes.com/2005/06/09/politics/09home.html>

MSN Money
What Europe can teach us about identity theft
An epidemic of identity theft is sweeping the U.S., but it hasn't
spread to Europe.
Here's what they're doing right.
<http://moneycentral.msn.com/content/Banking/FinancialPrivacy/P116528.asp?GT1=6582>

Even Taxi Cabs Are Worried About Consumer Data Security
TNS, a credit-card-payment service provider, has begun encrypting
consumer data passing
across wireless networks.
By Steven Marlin, InformationWeek
June 8, 2005
<<
http://www.informationweek.com/story/showArticle.jhtml?articleID=164301565>>


Citigroup's Lost Tapes Cast Spotlight On Data Security
Banks are considering a variety of measures to tighten the security for
customer information.
By Steven Marlin, InformationWeek
June 7, 2005
<http://www.informationweek.com/story/showArticle.jhtml?articleID=164301046>

Banks Batten Down
Financial institutions have put convenience before security in their
online interactions with
customers. Identity theft is changing that.
By Steven Marlin and Tony Kontzer, InformationWeek
May 30, 2005
<http://www.informationweek.com/story/showArticle.jhtml?articleID=163701864>




Peter A. Kurilecz
Richmond, Va
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