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CryptoPHP backdoor targets WordPress, Drupal and Joomla

A report released by security firm Fox-IT outlines a new threat affecting more than 23,000 web servers. It uses a malicious script called CryptoPHP found in pirated WordPress, Drupal and Joomla themes and plugins. Fox-IT has created two Python scripts to help admins detect the backdoor.

Spotlight: AU government releases RM training videos

If you're curious how federal governments train staff on digital records management, listen to this recording launched by The National Archives of Australia.

Employers, employees ready to rumble over secure file sharing

Last week I mentioned the discrepancy between the way IT wants employees to share files (securely, and with approved apps) and how employees actually share files (however they feel like at the time). A new study by document management vendor M-Files reveals that almost half of workers are storing confidential company information via unauthorized sharing and sync apps like Dropbox or Box.

Australian newsroom building new CMS, with a twist

Whether you believe newspapers are in the throes of death or are simply reinventing themselves to keep up with changing technology, one thing is for sure: newsrooms do love to switch it up when it comes to content management.

WordPress bug leaves up to 90 percent of blogs at risk

WordPress admins have yet another bug to fret over, and this one could affect as much as 90 percent of WordPress blogs.

ACD launches new version of digital drawing and file management tool, Canvas

Digital editing and asset management form ACD Systems launched a new version of its flagship product, Canvas. It's designed to ease workflow pain points for graphic designers, engineers and other professionals who work with large technical or illustrated documents.

New legislation seeks to limit FDA oversight of e-health records

Senators Michael Bennett and Orrin Hatch are strategizing over a bill that would exempt some electronic health records from the reaches of the FDA.

Microsoft rolling out video streaming for Office 365

Acknowledging the increasing need for enterprise-level video content management tools, Microsoft announced plans to roll video streaming service into Office 360.

FierceCM talks secure file sharing with Soonr CEO

Enterprise file-sharing service provider Soonr published a report last week that reveals 59 percent of workers say it's important they be able to download or edit files on their mobile devices. 89 percent say they access files remotely, but only 22 percent have an approved file-sharing service in the workplace.

Dropbox rolls out new sharing controls, full-search text

A few days ago, Box upped its game against Dropbox with a new design, apps and a widget. Now Dropbox returns the volley with new sharing controls and full-text search that company Product Manager Abhishek Agrawal says will "save time and bring additional peace of mind to both admins and team members."

ARMA International formally supports federal records act

ARMA International, a non-profit resource for information governance, announced that it formally supports the recent passage of the Presidential and Federal Records Act Amendments

New AIIM study looks at the use of paper in the workplace

Now that World Paper Free Day has wrapped up for the year, AIIM has released a timely report that takes a look at the state of paper use in the workplace and what, if any, progress is being made to move toward paper-free processes.

White paper claim: Don't save everything for eDiscovery

It almost seems counterintuitive to not save every shred of paper that may be relevant in the event of future legal proceedings but, eQ says strong information governance policies can actually decrease the amount of paper that businesses are required to retain.

RM vendor Iron Mountain to offer RFID-tagged cartons in 2015

Records management firm Iron Mountain announced beginning in early 2015, all the storage boxes it provides to customers will be outfitted with RFID technology.

Spotlight: Say Media creates new CMS, drops its online magazines

Online publisher Say Media rolled out a new content management system named Tempest recently.

Spotlight: 5 reasons to have a content management system

Take a look at 5 good reasons to have a content management system. 

Microsoft scuttles Lync for 'Skype for Business'

Microsoft announced this week that as of early next year, Lync will become Skype for Business. The software giant is scrapping Lync in order to leverage Skype's "hundreds of millions of users" in its voice and video conferencing. But don't worry, this new offering is actually a hybrid of the two.

 

Box takes on Dropbox--with better design, apps and a widget

When it comes to the enterprise vote, Box wins hands-down with its wonderfully dependable regulatory compliance shining brightly against Dropbox's ruleless reign. But there's a reason Dropbox remains so popular among users: design that is user-friendly. 

To censor or not to censor, that is the question

To censor or not to censor, that is the legal and ethical question.

How the Washington Post accidently innovated its CMS platform

Last year, The Washington Post set out to find an easier way to make author pages rather than using its clunky CMS to do the trivial task. According to a post in Poynter, that led to the development of a new platform designed specifically for this task. The engineers named it Pagebuilder because it made making page templates a breeze. It became very popular among the reporters and editors at the Post, and now it has taken on a life and evolution of its own.