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AALL Spectrum | May/June 2016 | Volume 20, Number 5

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22 AALL SPECTRUM | WWW.AALLNET.ORG T o anybody paying attention, [2014] closed with a singular event that changed our collective thinking on cybersecu- rity … for the rst time, the question being asked quickly changed from, 'Why wasn't this information secure?' to, 'Why did this information exist in the rst place?' We are writing, of course, about the Sony hack. We call attention to it here not … because the hack was exceptional. We call attention to it here because, nally, the right question is being asked."—Information Governance Initiative Annual Report 2015-2016 It is imperative that organizations retain their information long enough to fulll administrative, scal, and legal requirements. However, holding onto information too long can have negative eects for organiza- tions, their employees, and the general public. If Sony had implemented sound records management, particularly of its electronic records, the hack might have been much less costly. Sound records management Stepping up to the data management challenge. BY CAROL OTTOLENGHI, PARI SWIFT, NATHAN OWENS, AND ANGIE CRANDALL MANAGING ELECTRONIC RECORDS EMERGING OPPORTUNITIES FOR TRADITIONAL LIBRARY SKILLS ' '

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