A viable and vital Electronic Records Application provides the best safeguards against information leakage and information breaches. Why? Many of the major steps involved in information control and security are inherently records management functions and in a DOD 5015 compliant solution they are included. Such as: monitor and control of inputs and outputs, control and managements of access rights, authorities, privileges, and policies. Perhaps articles such as this are beginning to finally to turn the lights on to the need to prioritize the management of electronically stored information, and the realization that it is not an option, our Nations security depends upon it.