Equifax Settles With Massachusetts, Indiana Over 2017 Breach

Data Breach Today

Company Will Pay $38 Million to Settle 2 Lawsuits Massachusetts and Indiana have reached separate settlements with Equifax over the 2017 data breach that exposed the personal information of millions of residents of both states.

e-Records 2017: Video and Wrap Up

The Texas Record

Presentation materials from the conference are available on the e-Records 2017 website. Video: News eRecords eRecords 2017 Local Governments State Agencies TSLAC

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e-Records 2017 – “The Public Information Act and Updates from the 85th Legislative Session”

The Texas Record

This is the second post of a multi-part recap of the 2017 e-Records Conference. Presentation materials from the conference are available on the e-Records 2017 website. After the Opening Remarks, Justin Gordon from the Office of the Attorney General addressed the 2017 attendees.

e-Records 2017: “Establishing Information Governance for Local Governments in Microsoft SharePoint and Office 365”

The Texas Record

This is the fourth post of a multi-part recap of the 2017 e-Records Conference. Presentation materials from the conference are available on the e-Records 2017 website. Information Governance: Take Control and Succeed.

e-Records 2017 – “Information Governance: Take Control and Succeed” Conference Recap

The Texas Record

The 2017 e-Records conference delivered on all fronts hosting a variety of vendors, local government and state agency representatives and, of course, plenty of staff from the two hosting state agencies: Department of Information Resources (DIR) and Texas State Library and Archives Commission (TSLAC).

e-Records 2017: “TSLAC Wants Your Electronic Records”

The Texas Record

This is the third post of a multi-part recap of the 2017 e-Records Conference. Presentation materials from the conference are available on the e-Records 2017 website. News Conferences eRecords eRecords 2017 State Agencies TSLAC

Best of TAB 2017 part 2: the top blog posts

TAB OnRecord

In this installment, we share the top three blog posts of 2017: how to save money with RIM, corporate moves, and document imaging for financial institutions. [.] The post Best of TAB 2017 part 2: the top blog posts appeared first on TAB Records Management Blog | TAB OnRecord.

Best of TAB 2017 part 1: the top case studies

TAB OnRecord

The post Best of TAB 2017 part 1: the top case studies appeared first on TAB Records Management Blog | TAB OnRecord. In a four-part series, we will be revealing the top RIM resources of the past year, as voted by your colleagues in records and information management.

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Influencers assess 2017 and make predictions for 2018

IBM Big Data Hub

As the year winds down, questions tend to arise about what the big trends of the past year have been and what the year to come may hold

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Key Findings from the 2017 Thales Encryption Trends Study: Australia

Thales eSecurity

The 2017 Thales Encryption Trends Study Australia found the IT department’s influence over encryption strategy has more than halved in the past five years from 59 per cent to 28 per cent. Security: moving up the executive stack.

Reader favorites September 2017: Our most popular RIM resources

TAB OnRecord

The post Reader favorites September 2017: Our most popular RIM resources appeared first on TAB Records Management Blog | TAB OnRecord. The most popular RIM resources this month will help your efforts to go digital.

Reader favorites November 2017: Our most popular RIM resources

TAB OnRecord

The post Reader favorites November 2017: Our most popular RIM resources appeared first on TAB Records Management Blog | TAB OnRecord. This month's roundup of popular resources covers document imaging, RIM outsourcing, and shared drive management.

Reader favorites December 2017: Our most popular RIM resources

TAB OnRecord

The post Reader favorites December 2017: Our most popular RIM resources appeared first on TAB Records Management Blog | TAB OnRecord. The most popular RIM resources this month cover document imaging, metadata and RIM ROI.

Reader favorites October 2017: Our most popular RIM resources

TAB OnRecord

The post Reader favorites October 2017: Our most popular RIM resources appeared first on TAB Records Management Blog | TAB OnRecord. The most popular RIM resources this month cover several hot records management topics.

e-Records 2017: “Teacher Retirement System of Texas: The Information Governance Journey”

The Texas Record

This is the seventh post of a multi-part recap of the 2017 e-Records Conference. Presentation materials from the conference are available on the e-Records 2017 website. Training Conferences electronic records Email eRecords eRecords 2017 Information Governance Retention

e-Records 2017: “Big Data vs. Information Security: Bringing Peace to Conflict”

The Texas Record

This is the sixth post of a multi-part recap of the 2017 e-Records Conference. Presentation materials from the conference are available on the e-Records 2017 website. Information Governance: Take Control and Succeed. The Public Information Act and Updates from 85th Legislative Session.

The Worst Hacks of 2017, from Equifax to Crash Override

WIRED Threat Level

From Equifax to Crash Override, it was a banner year for cybersecurity fails. Security

Key Findings from the 2017 Thales Encryption Trends Study: Australia

Thales eSecurity

The 2017 Thales Encryption Trends Study Australia found the IT department’s influence over encryption strategy has more than halved in the past five years from 59 per cent to 28 per cent. Security: moving up the executive stack.

Data Breach Today - Untitled Article

Data Breach Today

By the end of 2017, marketers are utilizing features like Live Chats, Social Media, Emails, LinkedIn personal messages and other ways to create better communication channels for the users. Only B2B (@Onlyb2b) December 29, 2017. 18 Best 2018 B2B Lead Generation Strategies For Marketers.

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List of data breaches and cyber attacks in November 2017 – 59 million records leaked

IT Governance

This month’s list is a little thin compared with other months this year. Is that a good sign? Maybe. What’s certainly not a good sign, however, is the number of data breaches caused by organisations’ own employees.

The Most-read WIRED Security Stories of 2017

WIRED Threat Level

Numerous tales of hacking and breaches proves just how permeable the digital membrane can be. Security

Trolls, Bots, and Fake News Made 2017 a Terrible Year for Internet Freedom

WIRED Threat Level

Trolls, bots, and fake news posed a serious threat to internet freedom this year—and there's no easy answer in sight. Security

'Starwars' Debuts on List of Worst Passwords of 2017

Dark Reading

Many of the old standbys made this year's list of the 25 stolen - and weakest - passwords found dumped online

2017 Has Broken the Record for Security Vulnerabilities

Dark Reading

Some 40% of disclosed vulns as of Q3 are rated as severe, new Risk Based Security data shows

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China's Military Behind 2017 Equifax Breach: DoJ

Dark Reading

Four members of China's People Liberation Army hacked the information broker, leading to the theft of sensitive data on approximately 145 million citizens

Google Patches Android for 47 Vulnerabilities in Final Update for 2017

eSecurity Planet

Google end 2017 the same way it began the year, by patching media framework flaws

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2017 Data Breach Stats — By The Industry

Rippleshot

With just over a week left in 2017, the year has already set another record number of data breaches — far surpassing 2016’s figures. The latest data from the ITRC shows that, as of December 20, there have been a total of 1293 breaches, with a total number of records exposed reaching 174,253,442. To put that into context, in all of 2016 there were 1,093 breaches. That figure was a 40 percent hike over the 780 reported breaches in 2015

Uber Concealed Breach of 57 Million Accounts For A Year

Data Breach Today

Firm Paid Hackers $100,000, But Was It Bug Bounty Reward or Extortion Payoff? Uber paid hackers $100,000 to keep quiet about a 2016 breach that exposed 57 million accounts belonging to customers and drivers, Bloomberg reports.

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2017 AWS Re:Invent Recap: The evolution of innovation in the cloud

Thales eSecurity

All in all, the 2017 AWS Re:Invent conference demonstrated that the innovation we previously experienced with cloud adoption is becoming the norm with better security in place. A couple weeks ago I attended yet another successful AWS Re:Invent conference.

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Cryptocurrency Infrastructure Flaws Pose Bitcoin Risks

Data Breach Today

Major Cybercrime Gangs Shift From Hacking Banks to Bitcoins Bitcoin's massive rise in value and hype continues to draw the attention of hackers, scammers and organized crime.

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Document Imaging Report

DIR 11-17-2017. Tweet.

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Average Organization Faced 8 DDoS Attacks a Day in Q3 2017

eSecurity Planet

That's a 35 percent increase over the previous quarter

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Top 10 IBM Big Data & Analytics Hub podcasts of 2017

IBM Big Data Hub

It can be difficult to keep up with all the best podcast episodes during the year. That's why we've compiled the Top 10 podcasts of the year from the IBM Big Data & Analytics Hub Insights Podcast feed right here

Millions of Computers Affected By Intel Firmware Flaws

Data Breach Today

Numerous Manufacturers Must Prep and Distribute Customized Patches Security experts are readying for more details from chipmaker Intel about two classes of vulnerabilities in its chips that could put organizations' most trusted data at risk.

5 reasons Analytics University is the analytics event of 2017

IBM Big Data Hub

IBM Analytics is coming to Berlin and New Orleans this October. Here are five traits that make the conference unique. Can't make it? Join the Facebook livestream on October 10 or watch the replay to hear the opening session keynotes from Joel Shapiro and Marc Altshuller

Reader Favorites August 2017: Our Most Popular RIM Resources

TAB OnRecord

The post Reader Favorites August 2017: Our Most Popular RIM Resources appeared first on TAB Records Management Blog | TAB OnRecord. The most popular RIM resources of the past month cover both electronic records and paper records.

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The Weekly Independent: August 28, 2017

eSecurity Planet

This is the August 28, 2017 edition News and notes for independent professionals and their clients.

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Briefing paper to Peers in advance of the Committee Stage of the Data Protection Bill in the House of Lords [30 October 2017]

Data Protector

Your Lordships This bill has been eagerly awaited by data protection professionals, whose careers depend on its successful passage. Please don’t worry too much that the bill is so very hard to understand. It's the Government’s way of ensuring that a select band of privacy professionals will be offered very significant salaries to decipher its contents and recommend ways of complying with the key provisions.

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Vote for Gimmal in the InfoGovCon 2017 Awards!

Gimmal

Information Governance Conference 2017 is closing in , and the award nominations have just opened! As they describe it: "This conference is the premier gathering of the leaders in the field of Information Governance.

Favorite Film Finds of 2017

Unwritten Record

To continue an annual tradition , we’ve identified a handful of films that were digitized in 2017 and found their way to our list of favorites. Honorable Mentions for 2017 include Don’t Be a Sucker , Union and Community , and Endless Chain. This post was written with Heidi Holmstrom.