Iran – Government blocks Internet access in response to the protests

Security Affairs

Iran – After the announcement of the government to cut fuel subsidies, protests erupted in the country and the authorities blocked Internet access. Initially, mobile networks stopped working in large areas of the country, the government blocked any access to the Internet.



Think instead about who can deny a single individual access to information, while providing access to 190 other people. Who is entitled to access information in your company? What controls are in place to make sure that people who shouldn’t have access don’t get access? Access Compliance (General) Controls Culture Duty Governance Government Internal controls Policy Third parties Uncategorized

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MY TAKE: Identity ‘access’ and ‘governance’ tech converge to meet data protection challenges

The Last Watchdog

So why hasn’t the corporate sector been more effective at locking down access for users? based supplier of identity access management (IAM) systems, which recently announced a partnership with Omada, a Copenhagen-based provider of identity governance administration (IGA) solutions. Here are takeaways from our fascinating discussion: Access pain points. Governance and attestation quickly became a very big deal.

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Data Governance 2.0: The CIO’s Guide to Collaborative Data Governance


In the data-driven era, CIO’s need a solid understanding of data governance 2.0 … Data governance (DG) is no longer about just compliance or relegated to the confines of IT. Today, data governance needs to be a ubiquitous part of your organization’s culture.

Breaking: Access Announces Acquisition of Information Governance Solutions (IGS) and Virgo™

IG Guru

Records and Information Management Leader Further Strengthens Information Governance Solutions, Including Policy Control Software for Retention and Privacy. The post Breaking: Access Announces Acquisition of Information Governance Solutions (IGS) and Virgo™ appeared first on IG GURU. Business Featured GDPR IG News Information Governance Record Retention Records Management Risk News Sponsored Access IGS John Isaza John Montana Montana and Associates Virgo



Who governs access to the White House? Reporter’s due process rights “appear to have been violated” when his access to the White House itself is restricted. Who controls access to your building? In the absence of a written rule, who governs what behavior is permitted in a press briefing within the White House? Access Controls Culture Duty Governance Government Internal controls Third parties Who is in charge

Access Announces Acquisition of Montaña & Associates – a Leading Information Governance Consulting Firm

IG Guru

The post Access Announces Acquisition of Montaña & Associates – a Leading Information Governance Consulting Firm appeared first on IG GURU.

Data Governance as an Emergency Service


Data governance (DG) as a an “emergency service” may be one critical lesson learned coming out of the COVID-19 crisis. Deploying a Data Governance Strategy. Deploying individual data governance elements does not constitute a strategy, much less a sustainable program.

What’s the Current State of Data Governance and Automation?


I’m excited to share the results of our new study with Dataversity that examines how data governance attitudes and practices continue to evolve. Defining Data Governance: What Is Data Governance? . 1 reason to implement data governance.

US Government Exposes North Korean Malware

Schneier on Security

The first of the new malware variants, COPPERHEDGE , is described as a Remote Access Tool (RAT) "used by advanced persistent threat (APT) cyber actors in the targeting of cryptocurrency exchanges and related entities."

Hackers accessed staff mailboxes at Italian bank Monte dei Paschi

Security Affairs

Monte dei Paschi, one of the biggest Italian banks, suffered a cyber attack, hackers accessed the mailboxes of some employees and sent emails to clients. The post Hackers accessed staff mailboxes at Italian bank Monte dei Paschi appeared first on Security Affairs.

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Metadata Management, Data Governance and Automation


erwin released its State of Data Governance Report in February 2018, just a few months before the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) took effect. Download Free GDPR Guide | Step By Step Guide to Data Governance for GDPR?. Can the 80/20 Rule Be Reversed?

Customizing Your Local Government Retention Schedule

The Texas Record

Local governments are afforded a lot of leeway when adopting TSLAC’s Local Government Schedules. To be in compliance with the Local Government Records Act one must declare compliance with TSLAC’s schedules (option 1). Is any series governed by law or statute?

AG Says ePrivacy Applies to Government Access to Communications Data

HL Chronicle of Data Protection

On January 15, the Court of Justice of the European Union’s (CJEU) Advocate General (AG) Manuel Campos Sánchez-Bordona delivered his Opinion on four references for preliminary rulings on the topic of retention of and access to communications data.

IAPP Members Get On-Demand Access to Global Privacy Experts

IG Guru

The post IAPP Members Get On-Demand Access to Global Privacy Experts appeared first on IG GURU. Business Compliance COPPA Education FTC GDPR HIPAA IAPP IG News Information Governance information privacy information security Privacy Records Management Risk News Standards Webinar Virtual

Business Process Can Make or Break Data Governance


Data governance isn’t a one-off project with a defined endpoint. Data governance, today, comes back to the ability to understand critical enterprise data within a business context, track its physical existence and lineage, and maximize its value while ensuring quality and security.

GDPR Data Subject Access Requests: How to Respond

IT Governance

The EU GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation) grants data subjects the right to access their personal data. This is known as a DSAR (data subject access request). What is the right of access? .

Australian government officials accused of 'cavalier disregard' for unauthorised metadata access

The Guardian Data Protection

Under the mandatory data retention legislation passed in 2015, the number of agencies allowed to access the data was narrowed down to just 21.

Hackers Sell Access to Bait-and-Switch Empire

Krebs on Security

Cybercriminals are auctioning off access to customer information stolen from an online data broker behind a dizzying array of bait-and-switch Web sites that sell access to a vast range of data on U.S.

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Data governance for data privacy


People are afraid that companies are tracking location data to ensure social distancing, sifting through medical data, and accessing our cameras. Organizations need full visibility over their data, where it sits, who has access to it, and why it’s used. They need data governance. .

Welcoming the Icelandic Government to Have I Been Pwned

Troy Hunt

Hot on the heels of onboarding the USA government to Have I Been Pwned last month , I'm very happy to welcome another national government - Iceland! Have I Been Pwned Government

Texas Government Agencies Hit by Ransomware

Adam Levin

The local governments and agencies from twenty-three Texas towns were hit by a coordinated ransomware campaign last week. . local governments have increasingly been targeted by ransomware campaigns, including Baltimore, Atlanta and several Florida cities.

NEW TECH: Why it makes more sense for ‘PAM’ tools to manage ‘Activities,’ instead of ‘Access’

The Last Watchdog

Privileged Access Management ( PAM ) arose some 15 years ago as an approach to restricting access to sensitive systems inside of a corporate network. Related: Active Directory holds ‘keys to the kingdom’ The basic idea was to make sure only the folks assigned “privileged access’’ status could successfully log on to sensitive servers. PAM governs a hierarchy of privileged accounts all tied together in a Windows Active Directory ( AD ) environment.

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Data Governance Makes Data Security Less Scary


Who has had access to it? The Regulatory Rationale for Integrating Data Management & Data Governance. It’s easier to protect sensitive data when you know what it is, where it’s stored and how it needs to be governed. Who has access and permissions to the data?

Data Governance Best Practices in the GDPR Era

Data Breach Today

Matt Lock of Varonis on the Need to Have a Baseline for Data Access Behavior GDPR requires organizations to "have a governance model in terms of access and control and accountability," says Matt Lock of Varonis, who describes essential steps

Evaluating the GCHQ Exceptional Access Proposal

Schneier on Security

Australia, and elsewhere -- argue that the pervasive use of civilian encryption is hampering their ability to solve crimes and that they need the tech companies to make their systems susceptible to government eavesdropping. The so-called Crypto Wars have been going on for 25 years now.

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Documentation Theory for Information Governance

ARMA International

iv] Further, “the practices of government [and other public and private institutions] become formal or official to the extent that they are documented.” [v] This article aims to consider what a documentary focus can offer to the practices and understandings of information governance.

CILIP Open Access resources


Open Access Webinar recordings. The Government has issued revised advice intended to minimise the risk of infection and break ?infection Government advice hub, including advice for the public, employers and businesses - [link]. Coronavirus support from Government.

5 Ways Data Modeling Is Critical to Data Governance


Then there’s unstructured data with no contextual framework to govern data flows across the enterprise not to mention time-consuming manual data preparation and limited views of data lineage. So here’s why data modeling is so critical to data governance.

Why data governance is meaningless without identity and access management

Information Management Resources

While data governance has a much broader scope than IAM, any data governance plan falls substantially short without an IAM component. Data governance Data management Database management

iPhone Hack Allows Access to Contacts, Photos

Adam Levin

Apple’s iOS 12 update includes a workaround that can allow a hacker to access a device’s photos and contacts without having the passcode to unlock it. It does not, however, allow unauthorized users full access to the device, and executing the workaround isn’t exactly an easy thing to do.

New Method Proposed for Secure Government Access to Encrypted Data

Dark Reading

Crumple Zones' in crypto mechanisms can make it possible - but astronomically expensive - to access encrypted data, say researchers from Boston University and Portland State University

Content Harvesting Accessibility


Content Harvesting There are any number of reasons why you may want, no, need to harvest public, web-accessible content. Whether it is government compliance information to inform your own content or evaluating the language of […].

Tools TSLAC Uses To Access and Make Available Older Formats

The Texas Record

If you’ve ever taken our Managing Electronic Records class or perused our electronic records webinars, you’re aware that a major responsibility for storing records electronically is providing continuous access to those records throughout their life cycle.

[Podcast] Strategic Considerations for Information Governance Audits


Information governance audits, in particular, are used to ensure compliance with relevant information governance policies and procedures. On this episode of the AIIM on Air podcast , your host Kevin Craine explores Information Governance Audits with AIIM member Andrew du Fresne.

Cloud Provides Efficient Access to Healthcare Data

Perficient Data & Analytics

My next blog in this series examines how cloud provides efficient access to your healthcare data. My last blog outlines cloud as a secure and central hub for all of your data.

Zebrocy: A Russian APT Specializing in Victim Profiling, Access


Critical Infrastructure Government Malware analysis apt BlackEnergy custom malware go loader Sofacy support group victim access zebrocyThe Russian-speaking APT acts as a support group for high-profile APTs like Sofacy and BlackEnergy.

Data Governance and Metadata Management: You Can’t Have One Without the Other


When an organization’s data governance and metadata management programs work in harmony, then everything is easier. Data governance is a complex but critical practice. Creating and sustaining an enterprise-wide view of and easy access to underlying metadata is also a tall order.

The Russian Government blocked ProtonMail and ProtonVPN

Security Affairs

The p opular ProtonMail end-to-end encrypted email service and ProtonVPN VPN service have been blocked by the Russian government this week. This week the Russian government has blocked the ProtonMail end-to-end encrypted email service and ProtonVPN VPN service.

Recorded Future to Provide Free Access to Elite Intelligence Through New Browser Extension

Security Affairs

Level up Your Security Program With the Same Security Intelligence Used by the World’s Largest Governments and Many of the Fortune 1000. With this release, Recorded Future is the only intelligence company to openly offer access to its data.