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Lower risk by managing your records! Breeze through your next information audit!

April 3, 2017

Good records management protects your office by mitigating risk. Harvard University Archives’ Records Management Service has done the heavy-lifting by developing policy and procedures to support your efforts. This free 1.5 hour-long workshop provides tools and advice on how long to keep your records, how to store them most efficiently, and what to do when you no longer need them. Whether you feel like you’re drowning in information, are worried about managing sensitive information, or are concerned about keeping records too long  - or not long enough -  this workshop is for you.

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New Director of Risk Management & Audit Services

September 15, 2016

After an extensive national search process, Michael Monaghan has accepted the position of Director, Risk Management & Audit Services (RMAS), for Harvard University.

Michael brings over 23 years of audit and risk management experience from the public, private, and government sectors. He has an extensive background at Harvard University and has been a key member of the RMAS group since 2004. Most recently, Michael served as the Director of Financial, Operational and Compliance Audit since 2008. Throughout his tenure at Harvard, he has established strong relationships with key

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CryptoLocker creators try to extort even more money from victims with new service

November 4, 2013

Importance of data backups stressed by antivirus firm researchers in wake of follow-up ransom demands from malware developer CryptoLocker, a ransomware application that prevents users from accessing files until after paying for a decryption key. Researchers and those with chain-of-custody requirements for data usage could be particularly harmed by this type of cyber threat. Read more about CryptoLocker creators try to extort even more money from victims with new service