Newsletter: June 2009
Welcome to the June 2009 State Agency RMO newsletter!
In this issue:
- 2009 Annual State Agency RMO Meeting
- State Agency Services on the Web
- Updated Sample Policies Document
- State Archives Workshop Schedule
- Other Training Opportunities
2009 Annual State Agency RMO Meeting
The 2009 Annual State Agency RMO meeting was held on Wednesday, May 27th at the State Archives. The event was attended by a wide spectrum of agency employees from all areas including IT, counsel’s office, and of course, records management. Speakers included Camille S. Jobin-Davis, Esq., Assistant Director, NYS Committee on Open Government, who gave a presentation titled "Make Your Job Easier under FOIL: What Stays and What Goes in 2009" and Geof Huth, Director of Government Records Services, New York State Archives, who presented on "New Initiatives from the State Archives." We would like to extend our thanks to all who participated in this event. For materials from or a recording of this meeting, please contact Sarah Durling at email@example.com.
Services for State Agencies on the Web
As mentioned at the RMO meeting, the Archives’ has recently revamped the”Managing Records” section of our website. It has been restructured to provide more efficient access to the information you need, and features a link to a portal page to services for state agencies. The newly revised pages can be found at:
Sample Records Management Policy
The Archives has recently developed a sample Records Management Policy for State Agencies. If you are interested in obtaining a copy please contact Sarah Durling at firstname.lastname@example.org.
State Archives Workshop Schedule
Using the State Records Center
Location: State Records Center - Bldg. 21, State Office Campus
Register at http://iarchives.nysed.gov/WorkShops/workshopsServlet?owner=REG&cat=2.
This is the last State Agency Services workshop for the season. We will soon be planning for the fall workshop season and sending out a survey via the listserv asking what workshops you would like to see offered.
Other Training Opportunities
12th Annual New York State Cyber Security Conference - Cyber Security on the Move
Date: June 3-4, 2009
Locations: Empire State Plaza Convention Center - Albany, NY
The 12th Annual NYS Cyber Security Conference & Annual Symposium on Information Assurance presented by the NYS Office of Cyber Security & Critical Infrastructure Coordination and the University at Albany School of Business and College of Computing and Information has been scheduled for June 3rd and 4th, 2009, at the Empire State Plaza.
This two-day conference offers a variety of sessions and valuable information, including the following:
- Keynotes each morning
- A new hacking demo
- CyberCiege and other cyber security exercises - take the challenge
- Earn CLE and CPE credits
- Visit the Exhibitor Hall
This event is free for public sector employees.
CSCIC: Information Classification Training for Business Managers
Date: June 12
Location: State University at Albany
The Office of Cyber Security & Critical Infrastructure Coordination's (CSCIC) free, non-technical Information Classification Training class will introduce supervisors, administrators, directors, coordinators and other managers to the concepts of information classification. This class will outline roles and responsibilities for State employees to protect agency information assets. In-class exercises, using tools developed by CSCIC, will allow attendees to gain experience in identifying their information assets, determining the proper classification and applying the appropriate security controls. After completing this course, attendees will be able to classify their information assets according to the Statewide Standard.
That’s it for this month! Remember that we want to hear from you. State Agency Services is here to help make your job easier by answering questions, doing site visits, and providing training.