Digital Therapeutics And The Challenges They Pose For RIM Professionals

BOISE, Idaho — Digital therapeutics is a novel technology with many implications for records management. This blog will address some emerging records management issues specific to digital therapeutics.  What are digital therapeutics? Digital therapeutics (sometimes referred to as “DTx”) combine software and monitoring devices for the management and treatment of physical, mental, or behavioral health…

Zasio Software Allows Users to Directly Manage Records Retention in Electronic Document Repositories

Zasio Enterprises, Inc., a global leader in business-to-business information governance and records management solutions, is pleased to announce its industry-changing software, Versatile Electronic Records Management System™ (ERMS), now works with Versatile Retention. ™ The integration means it’s now possible to directly manage records retention in your electronic document repositories. “Zasio is the first company in…

Update on the EU-U.S. Data Privacy Framework

Since our previous post discussing plans for the European Union-U.S. Trans-Atlantic Data Privacy Framework, the United States has taken a significant step toward setting this new framework into action. On Oct. 7, 2022, President Joe Biden signed an “Executive Order on Enhancing Safeguards for United States Signals Intelligence Activities,” which lays out steps the U.S.…

What the Heck is Privacy, Anyway? Some Foundations on Privacy Law in the U.S.

Privacy is everywhere these days. And as RIM professionals, we must be aware of how privacy laws impact records and information management. But terms like ‘sectoral versus comprehensive regulatory approach,’ ‘cross contextual behavioral advertising,’ and many, different—and often convoluted—definitions of ‘personal data’ can make privacy a difficult topic to stay engaged in. Thankfully, for RIM…

ISO Compliance and Cybersecurity Reporting – Yet Another Way to Strengthen Your Records and Information Management Program

In today’s world where humans produce 2.5 quintillion bytes of data daily (that’s a million trillion!),[1] the average data breach costs $3.86 million,[2] and companies can face data privacy-related fines north of $800 million,[1] records and information management (RIM) is getting more time in the spotlight. Most RIM practitioners can build a strong case for…

Is it a Myth? Or is it a Legendary Lesson?

To believe or not believe, that is the question. These days it can be hard to tell myth from reality. For companies seeking records management help, there are several myths out there that can hamper improving your record management program. Examples of these include: you should hang on to records forever as you never know…

Mitigating Privacy Risks Within Your Records Retention Schedule

RIM and IG professionals are always looking for ways to integrate privacy considerations directly into their programs. In this presentation, Zasio provides immediate strategies and tips organizations can implement and act on to mitigate privacy risks through their records retention schedule. From implementing privacy-based retention periods to reevaluating baseline retention periods, and gathering relevant information…