Author: Team PSL

Since 2014, over 440 breaches of government data in the U.S. have exposed nearly 169 million records, according to a study from technology research website Comparitech. That figure doesn’t even touch on data breaches that remain undiscovered, nor on other security issues that can impact government...

On June 28, the U.S. National Archives and Records Administration (NARA) established a new rule for federal agencies: “By December 31, 2022, all permanent records in Federal agencies will be managed electronically to the fullest extent possible for eventual transfer and accessioning by NARA in...

The U.S. National Archives and Records Administration’s (NARA) recently updated guidelines for federal records management include a provision ending the use of agency-run storage facilities for analog records. Specifically, Section 1.3 of OMB/NARA M-19-21 mandates that federal agencies must close any agency-operated Records Storage Facilities...

With the new recently issued guidance from the U.S. National Archives and Records Administration (NARA) dictating that ALL records – including both permanent and temporary – be managed in electronic format by the end of 2022, does the concept of Unified Records Management (URM) still...

Records management is not easy and if done poorly or haphazardly can consume an enormous amount of time, human capital, and budget. Records schedules help. The National Archives and Records Administration (NARA) defines a records schedule as “mandatory instructions for the disposition of the records.”...