What Clerks Need to Know to Achieve a Balance Between Transparency and Security
A commitment to transparency is one of the most critical responsibilities of a municipal clerk. Transparency enables public trust, stimulates civic engagement, and enables municipalities to move policy forward with the greatest possible public awareness. However, municipal clerks face a critical challenge when it comes to transparent document management: Making access to public records easy for citizens while using systems that safeguard data from hackers and cyber extortionists.
Inside this eBook:
- In Part I of this eBook, we evaluate the evolving role of municipal clerks in the era of digital citizen engagement.
- In Part II, we expose the threats to digital security and provide the latest best practices to safeguard municipal systems and civic and citizen information.
- In Part III, we put it all together with a summary of the tips municipal clerks need to know to safeguard transparency documents.
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