Sarbanes-Oxley Act and Record Retention Best Practices

The Sarbanes-Oxley Act (SOX) is a law passed in 2002 that sets forth standards for the recording and reporting of financial activities. A key part of that law involves record retention. Businesses must retain their records for set periods of time (and in some cases permanently, depending on the type of record) in order Learn more

Construction Industry Document Storage

The construction industry has many concerns to deal with every day—scheduling, zoning, safety, and materials, just to name a few. What many companies and contractors don’t usually think about is document management. When it comes to the demands of building structures of brick, mortar, wood, concrete, and steel, it may be easy to dismiss Learn more

Document Storage for the Energy Industry

If you work in the energy industry, it comes as no surprise that it’s one of the most heavily regulated. To comply with government regulations, an energy company might have tens of thousands of documents that need to be physically stored, scanned or destroyed. While it’s always important to keep digital backups, there are Learn more

Government Document Storage

For any government, whether federal, state, city, or county, the safe and secure storage of official documents is a top priority. Armstrong Archives is pleased to offer our government records management services to organizations in and around the North Texas area. Benefits of Using Armstrong Archives Government Records Management There are several Learn more

Offsite File Storage for Financial Institutions

Banks and credit unions have various challenges when it comes to document management. Offsite file storage can help alleviate those challenges, especially when it comes to security, improving workflow, and maintaining regulatory compliance. Document Security Banks, credit unions, and other financial institutions handle many documents each day, many of which deal with sensitive financial Learn more

Records Storage Requirements for Utility Companies

Utility companies have a large burden when it comes to records management.  These companies manage large volumes of sensitive data and must do so while maintaining compliance with numerous federal regulations.  For example, the North American Reliability Corporation’s Critical Infrastructure Protection standards impose numerous requirements on utility companies in terms of both physical and Learn more

Creating a Records Management System

Is your office loaded with file cabinets and documents? Do you find yourself searching for hours before you find the document you’re looking for?  Don’t feel alone. Many organizations struggle with file and document management. But on-site paper document storage consumes an inordinate amount of time, space, and other company resources.  Making the switch Learn more

Offsite Document Storage for Texas Lawyers and Law Firms

As a lawyer, you know how much paper your firm produces on a daily basis. You use paper to record important information, but you cannot dispose of this material in a haphazard manner. In fact, certain original documents must be kept for a minimum length of time per Texas Bar Association rules. But file Learn more

Deciding Which Paper Files to Keep, Which to Scan, Which to Shred

If you’re in the business of sorting through piles of paper files, you may wonder how to distinguish between files you should keep, files you should scan, and files you should shred. Archival and records data are subject to rules that govern how you access and store this data, but these rules aren’t always Learn more

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