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IRON Mountain Establishes Digital Business Unit
Recycling Today - Cleveland,OH,USA
Iron Mountain Inc. ... Former Connected Chief Operating Officer John
was appointed executive vice president for the Iron Mountain's Digital
business unit. ...
HACKERS hit Canadian credit bureau
Globe and Mail - Toronto,Ontario,Canada
... Equifax Inc.'s datawarehousing spinoff, ChoicePoint Inc., came under
fire in the US in February this year for being duped into allowing
to access its ...
NEARLY 10 Million Americans at Risk of Identity Theft from Data ...
U.S. Newswire (press release) - Washington,DC,USA
WASHINGTON, June 16 /US Newswire/ -- Since ChoicePoint announced last
that sensitive records it maintained about consumers had fallen into the
GOV. Blagojevich signs new laws protecting Illinois consumers from ...
Illinois Government News Network - IL,USA
... HB 1633 came in response to an October 2004 incident in which
ChoicePoint, sold the personal information of more than 145,000 people,
Wave Magazine - San Jose,CA,USA
... 1976. In February, thieves posing as clients stole the private
of 145,000 people from data trade leader ChoicePoint Inc. ...
NATIONAL Archives Recovers Treasure Trove of Kennedy Materials
U.S. Newswire (press release) - Washington,DC,USA
WASHINGTON, June 16 /US Newswire/ -- Archivist of the United States
Weinstein announced that the National Archives and Records
on behalf ...
MEDICAL records retrieved by 3,400
Pittsburgh Post Gazette - Pittsburgh,PA,USA
... While officials said they were pleased with the effort, an estimated
147,000 files with mammograms and other types of diagnostic imaging
are still held ...
SAVE The River Burglarized, Computer Files Stolen
Newswatch 50 - Watertown,NY,USA
... The intruders got into the group's computer, deleting files and
a computer modem ... thought they would have taken and why they took the
documents off my ...
WOWT - Omaha,NE,USA
... A manager says she doubts customer credit applications could have
found in the dumpster because they use a shredding service but the
turned over ...
FILETRAIL, Inc.'s File Management Solutions Saves the Day for ...
PR Web (press release) - Ferndale,WA,USA
... In January, 2004, Ellen Morrow, the Records Manager at BRBH, decided
to use FileTrail, a top Enterprise Records and Management (ERIM)
of records ...
NETAPP Shores up Encryption Angle
InternetNews.com - USA
... Banks such as CitiFinancial and Bank of America have had to deal
lost tape cartridges ... with the technical know-how could get hold of
the tapes, which are ...
ADDING Privacy to the Constitution
BusinessWeek - USA
... tapes containing financial information of almost 4 million
Lapses also occurred this year at Time Warner (TWX ), Lexis/Nexis, Bank
of America (BAC ...
OFFICE Equipment : Forging ahead
Legal IT - London,UK
... fee earners can scan and send files to the ... management system to
e-mail scanned documents to clients ... for improved hard copy and
records management to ...
FEDS say public has no right to Unabomber evidence
San Jose Mercury News - San Jose,CA,USA
... Christopher Durbin, representing the Society of American Archivists,
told the court that the "three-dimensional aspects" of the original
give it ...
FILMMAKER documents history of city being reborn
Hub - Red Bank - Red Bank,NJ,USA
... All the archival materials used in the film are taken to New York,
where they are professionally cleaned and transferred to a digital
APPRAISING Classic TV Artifacts
Forbes - USA
... Maybe three to four years after I started, when I realized these
required archival care and I would need to learn or hire professionals.
PA State Library Construction to Limit Newspaper Access
mysan.de (Pressemitteilung) - Heidelberg,Germany
HARRISBURG, Pa., June 16 /PRNewswire/ -- The State Library of
today announced public access to certain newspaper collections would be
TOWN ordered to give up records
Greenwich Time - Greenwich,CT,USA
The state Supreme Court dealt Greenwich a potential knockout yesterday
in a landmark public records case, ordering the release of all aerial
photos of the town ...
COURT: Private Trenton agency must give public access
Newark Star Ledger - Newark,NJ,USA
... As such, they argued, Lafayette Yard should not be subject to New
Open Public Meetings Act and Open Public Records Act. ...
Unencrypted information in transit makes identity theft an easy ...
NewsReleaseWire.com (press release) - USA
... "Data tapes in transit can be easily ... "The danger of inside
theft jobs is clear and present, as we seen with Time Warner Inc. and
COURT Rules Public Has Right to GIS Information in Greenwich
Westport Now - Westport,CT,USA
... The court said the town failed to show the records are exempt from
disclosure under the Freedom of Information Act because of security
DATA protection case goes to the House of Lords
Out-Law.com - UK
... on both counts. One obstacle to Mr Durant was removed with the
of Information Act coming into force in January. One of FOIA's ...
Bankrate.com via Yahoo! Finance, Thu, 16 Jun 2005 3:00 AM PDT
Should you shred? http://biz.yahoo.com/brn/050616/16354.html?.v=1
Businesses are now required to destroy discarded customer records.
Consumers, take heed.
Peter A. Kurilecz
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