Records Management

WASHINGTON, DC – JUNE 17: Republican Representative from Ohio and Ranking Member Jim Jordan attends a House Judiciary Committee markup on H.R. 7120 the “Justice in Policing Act of 2020,” at the US Capitol in on June 17, 2020 in Washington, DC.(Photo by Sarah Silbiger-Pool/Getty Images)

House Judiciary Republicans will probe FTC use of consultants, call for digital records to be preserved

In a letter sent Thursday, Rep. Jim Jordan, R-OH., requested the consumer protection agency preserve any electronic data relevant to the inquiry.
Members of the Secret Service arrive to board Air Force One to escort US President Donald Trump at Andrews Air Force Base May 4, 2017 in Maryland. Image credit: BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP via Getty Images.

Former federal officials question Secret Service records retention policy following deletion of Jan. 6 texts

The deletion of Secret Service phone records around the time of the Jan. 6 Capitol riot raises wider questions about the collection of staff cell phone data…
Deputy Secretary of Defense Dr. Kathleen H. Hicks speaks to the National War College virtually from the Pentagon Press Briefing Room, Washington, D.C., March 19, 2021. (DoD photo by U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Jack Sanders)

Hicks reinforces DOD record-retention policies after allegations of Jan. 6 text message deletions

Hicks published a memo reinforcing existing DOD record-retention policies around text messages and calling on the CIO to take action to ensure data is captured when devices…