New US Electronic Warfare Platform

Schneier on Security

The Army is developing a new electronic warfare pod capable of being put on drones and on trucks.the Silent Crow pod is now the leading contender for the flying flagship of the Army's rebuilt electronic warfare force. Insiders call this cognitive electronic warfare ).

Iranian Threat Actors: Preliminary Analysis

Security Affairs

But if you wonder why I decided to keep them separated on such personal and preliminary analysis you could find the answer in the reason in why they do attack. Original Post published on Ramilli’s blog: Iranian Threat Actors: Preliminary Analysis.

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Keeping up with Quantum Technology | Quantum Computing

Everteam

While everyone is digging deep into the Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning, Blockchain and many other new digital transformation phenomena, Quantum Computing has been transformed from theory to reality. Listed under one of the ten strategic technology trends for 2019 according to Gartner, Quantum Computing has been grabbing the headlines. Let’s move to how it’s related to computers. What is Quantum Computing? Again, the power of Analysis.

Magecart cybercrime group stole customers’ credit cards from Newegg electronics retailer

Security Affairs

Magecart hackers have stolen customers’ credit card data from the computer hardware and consumer electronics retailer Newegg. The Magecart cybercrime group is back, this time the hackers have stolen customers’ credit card data from the computer hardware and consumer electronics retailer Newegg. behind the Ticketmaster and British Airways data breaches has now victimized popular computer hardware and consumer electronics retailer Newegg.

The Race is On! Crypto Agility vs Quantum Computing. Who is ahead?

Thales Cloud Protection & Licensing

Preparing for Data Security in the Quantum Computing Era. Each passing day brings the world closer to the exciting reality of powerful quantum computing. Weather prediction, air traffic control, urban planning, defense strategies, medical research and so much more will be affected by the new era of computing power in ways we can’t even yet predict. Quantum computing is a threat to public key infrastructure and security systems that rely on it.

Best Digital Forensics Tools & Software for 2021

eSecurity Planet

While several open-source tools exist for disk and data capture, network analysis, and specific device forensics, a growing number of vendors are building off what’s publicly available. image files, and analysis of remote computers.

Why Are Businesses Opting for Edge, AI, and IoT – and Are They Wise to Do So?

ARMA International

Edge computing is increasingly associated with at least two “trending” terms in the IT and information arenas: Internet of Things (IoT) and artificial intelligence (AI). Broadly speaking, the term refers to computing that’s done at or near the source of the data. These great distances can result in delays in computing, which can impact an organization’s capacity to optimally analyze and leverage its data.

How natural language processing will help achieve a payback on EHRs

Information Management Resources

With almost all healthcare organizations now using electronic records, computer algorithms will increasingly mine unstructured data to help improve care. Machine learning Healthcare analytics EHR analysis EHR documentation

Mike Q Says the Weakest Link in TAR is Humans: eDiscovery Best Practices

eDiscovery Daily

Perhaps, when it comes down to it, the success of TAR being dependent on humans points us back to the long-used phrase regarding humans and computers: Garbage In, Garbage Out. Used by legal and business customers worldwide including more than 50 of the top 250 Am Law firms and many of the world’s leading corporations, CloudNine’s eDiscovery automation software and services help customers gain insight and intelligence on electronic data.

93 Percent of Legal Professionals Surveyed by Consilio Think AI Will Be Helpful to Legal: eDiscovery Trends

eDiscovery Daily

When you travel to Dallas for the Masters Conference (which is today) and forget your laptop charger, then make a trip to Best Buy to get a replacement — only to get back to the hotel and find out that the one you bought doesn’t fit your laptop (even though it listed the laptop manufacturer on the package) you wind up typing your blog post on the hotel computer in the Business Center. Analysis Electronic DiscoveryThe things I do to get a blog post out.

CloudNine Announces Acquisition of ESI Analyst

eDiscovery Daily

HOUSTON, TX – August 25, 2021 – Today, eDiscovery technology leader CloudNine announced the acquisition of ESI Analyst , the emerging standard for modern file types such as mobile, chat, social media, text, computer activity, financial data, and more. Electronic Discovery News eDiscovery SoftwareeDiscovery industry standard for processing traditional data types acquires leader of emerging standard for modern data discovery to integrate platforms and enhance customer value.

2017 eDiscovery Case Law Year in Review, Part 2

eDiscovery Daily

Michigan District Judge Avern Cohn “rather reluctantly” decided a dispute between the plaintiff and defendant on whether the universe of electronic material subject to Technology Assisted Review (TAR) review should first be culled by the use of search terms by agreeing with the plaintiff that “[a]pplying TAR to the universe of electronic material before any keyword search reduces the universe of electronic material is the preferred method.”.

Why Is TAR Like a Bag of M&M’s?, Part Four: eDiscovery Best Practices

eDiscovery Daily

And although we have seen ample evidence that computers are faster than humans, speed may not always equate to accuracy. I’ll leave aside the issue of accuracy for another day since two of the most interesting case studies, the EDI/Oracle study and the most recent Lex Geek “study” in which a human SME scored exactly the same number of accurate retrievals as the computer system. Analysis Electronic Discovery Review Searching

Law Firm Partner Says Hourly Billing Model ?Makes No Sense? with AI: eDiscovery Trends

eDiscovery Daily

Davis showed the audience a slide quoting Andrew Ng, a computer scientist and professor at Stanford University: “If a typical person can do a mental task with less than one second of thought, we can probably automate it using AI either now or in the near future.” Analysis Electronic Discovery Review SearchingArtificial intelligence (AI) is transforming the practice of law and we’ve covered the topic numerous times (with posts here , here and here , among others).

Why Is TAR Like a Bag of M&M’s?, Part Two: eDiscovery Best Practices

eDiscovery Daily

Ralph calls it the multi-modal approach: a combination of people and computers to get the best result. Used by legal and business customers worldwide including more than 50 of the top 250 Am Law firms and many of the world’s leading corporations, CloudNine’s eDiscovery automation software and services help customers gain insight and intelligence on electronic data. Analysis Electronic Discovery Review Searching

An Early Recap of Privacy in 2020: A US Perspective

Data Matters

The CJEU did not so much as ask whether any EU member state has an oversight body to examine and judge the privacy or civil rights implications of electronic surveillance the way PCLOB and Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court do — with full national security clearance to access the deepest secrets of signals intelligence. communications service providers to produce the contents of electronic communications they store outside the United States in response to U.S.

Hong Kong Regulator Imposes New Conditions to Regulate Outsourcing Arrangements for Cloud Storage

Data Matters

The Securities and Futures Commission of Hong Kong (SFC) issued new guidance to regulate the use of external electronic data storage providers (EDSPs 1 ) by licensed firms that intend to keep (or have previously kept) records or documents required to be maintained pursuant to the statutory recordkeeping rules and anti-money-laundering regime (Regulatory Records) in an online environment. 2 Circular to Licensed Corporations – Use of external electronic data storage (October 31, 2019).

Why Process in eDiscovery? Isn’t it “Review Ready”?: eDiscovery Best Practices

eDiscovery Daily

Craig, who introduced the new primer in his latest blog post – the 200th of his excellent Ball in Your Court blog – asked the questions posed in the title of this post in the beginning of that primer (after the Introduction) and confronts a myth that many attorneys believe with regard to electronic files and how easily(and quickly) they can be made ready for production. Electronic Discovery ProcessingAs I’ll point out in tomorrow’s blog post (spoiler alert!),

How To Build A Cybersecurity Career | What Really Matters

Cyber Info Veritas

Since the general work of a cybersecurity specialist is to ensure that computer systems and networks are secure—essentially meaning cybersecurity experts are in charge of the electronic security of an organization—they must be knowledgeable. Becoming a Cybersecurity Expert: What To Study In general, to get started on this career path, you need a bachelor’s degree in any of the following fields: computer engineering, programming, computer science, or information science.

U.S. Supreme Court to Weigh in on Extraterritorial Search Warrant Dispute

Data Matters

The decision now under review held that electronic communications that are stored exclusively on foreign servers cannot be reached by U.S. officials, by using computers and personnel based in the United States. In a concurring opinion, Judge Lynch urged Congress to revise the SCA and adopt a “more complex balancing exercise” in place of the “all-or-nothing” approach that emerged from the court’s analysis. On October 16, 2017, the U.S. Supreme Court granted the U.S.

Craig Ball is “That Guy” Who Keeps Us Up to Date on Mobile eDiscovery Trends: eDiscovery Best Practices

eDiscovery Daily

Craig did acknowledge that because Android backups live in the cloud, he anticipates that, at first, there will be no means to download the complete Android backup to a PC for analysis, thus requiring restoring the data to a factory-initialized “clean” phone as a means to localize the data for collection (at least until Google hopefully provides a suitable takeout mechanism). Electronic Discovery Mobile DevicesSo many topics, so little time (again).

A job ad published by the UK’s Ministry of Defence revealed a secret hacking squad

Security Affairs

The existence of a secret SAS mobile hacker squad, named MAB5 and under the control of the Computer Network Operations (CNO) Exploitation, was revealed by a job ad published by the UK’s Ministry of Defence on an external website, reported Alan Turnbull of Secret Bases.

Craig Ball’s Wayback Machine and Look at the Mueller Report: eDiscovery Best Practices

eDiscovery Daily

Like me, several of you are fans of Rob Robinson’s quarterly eDiscovery Business Confidence Survey on his Complex Discovery blog and he has just published the results of his Spring 2019 Survey , which are very interesting and I will (hopefully) post my normal analysis on that tomorrow. My first computer programming course (does anybody remember Fortran?) Electronic Discovery Production Redaction

GDPR and The Data Governance Imperative

AIIM

The confluence of big data, cloud computing, social media, mobile devices collect and aggregate diverse data sets, which taken together, such as internet search habits and GPS tracking information may expose personally identifiable information. Obligations Analysis. For example, Named Entity Recognition automatically identifies relevant nouns (people, places, and organizations) within agreements and extracts them for analysis purposes.

DHS report – Voting systems in North Carolina county in 2016 were not hacked

Security Affairs

Computer faults that disrupted voting in a North Carolina county in 2016 were not caused by cyber attacks, a federal investigation states. The analysis of laptops used in some Durham County precincts on Election Day in November 2016 showed inaccurate data to poll workers.

This is the old ChiefTech blog.: Social Data Analysis. But what about compliance?

ChiefTech

Wednesday, 24 January 2007 Social Data Analysis. Both Many Eyes and Swivel also hint at the possibility of providing private access to graphs and data ( Swivel talks about a fee-based "professional" version), but I can equally see potential for a " social data analysis " tool like this inside the firewall with options to restrict data to groups or specific users. mashed up world there is no concept of a document with social data analysis tools. This is the old ChiefTech blog.

Court Rules Non-Party Subpoenaed ESI Not Subject to 100-Mile Boundary: eDiscovery Case Week

eDiscovery Daily

Cauthron, noting that the non-party “subpoena at issue does not require the travel or attendance of any witnesses and Plaintiff is requesting the production of electronic documents” , found that “there is no violation of the 100-mile limitation for electronic documents pertaining to Rule 54” and granted the plaintiff’s Motion to Compel Compliance with Subpoena directed to the non-party. Case Law Electronic Discovery Evidence ProductioneDiscovery Case Week continues!

Craig Ball is “That Guy” Who Keeps Us Up to Date on Mobile eDiscovery Trends: eDiscovery Best Practices

eDiscovery Daily

Craig did acknowledge that because Android backups live in the cloud, he anticipates that, at first, there will be no means to download the complete Android backup to a PC for analysis, thus requiring restoring the data to a factory-initialized “clean” phone as a means to localize the data for collection (at least until Google hopefully provides a suitable takeout mechanism). Electronic Discovery Mobile DevicesSo many topics, so little time (again).

Free Tools: spotting APTs through Malware streams

Security Affairs

There are many ways to spot Advanced Persistent Threats, for example during a forensic analysis on “high rate incident” or having sandbox systems on critical infrastructures or again working as incident responder for big companies, working into a national CERT or building a simple tool performing analysis on Malware streams. I hope you might find interesting samples to start analysis and to find nice and interesting samples. ii) No human analysis.

Standardizing the Non-Standard Digital Forensics Protocol, Sort Of: eDiscovery Best Practices

eDiscovery Daily

In his latest blog post on his Ball in Your Court blog ( Drafting Digital Forensic Examination Protocols , available here on his blog and here on his site in PDF form ), Craig discusses the ins and outs of putting together a forensic examination protocol, equating the drafting of such a protocol to “writing out the questions in advance” when taking the deposition of a computer or smart phone. Collection Electronic Discovery Evidence

Relativity Fest is Here! And So Are We!: eDiscovery Trends

eDiscovery Daily

In this session, hear leading national experts with perspectives from major law firms, federal law enforcement, and computer forensics as we examine recent case law, practical technical challenges, current issues—including the regulation of self-driving cars, and the legal considerations of IoT data tracking. Electronic Discovery Industry TrendsThe 2018 Relativity Fest conference is here!

REvil ransomware gang hacked Acer and is demanding a $50 million ransom

Security Affairs

Taiwanese multinational hardware and electronics corporation Acer was victim of a REvil ransomware attack, the gang demanded a $50,000,000 ransom.

eDiscovery Expert Tom O’Connor Reviews CloudNine Platform

eDiscovery Daily

Platform Description: CloudNine is an integrated, automated proprietary software offering which allows users to immediately upload, review, and produce electronic documents. Based in Houston, Texas, CloudNine is a legal intelligence technology company with deep expertise in the analysis, processing, and review of electronically stored information (ESI). Electronic Discovery. News eDiscovery Electronic DiscoveryWhat I Like About CloudNine.

More SolarWinds News

Schneier on Security

It then verifies electronically that no hacker has inserted something in between steps.

GravityRAT malware also targets Android and macOS

Security Affairs

GravityRAT is a malware strain known for checking the CPU temperature of Windows computers to avoid being executed in sandboxes and virtual machines. ” reads an analysis published by Cisco Talos that spotted the malware back in 2017 when it was used by an APT group targeting India.

eDiscovery for the Rest of Us: eDiscovery Best Practices, Part Three

eDiscovery Daily

For example, if a client paid for a forensically sound data collection of 800 GB (the size of the hard drive of one typical computer) and that data set eventually yields 200 GB of reviewable material, a typical eDiscovery company would charge $200 per GB for the processing ( $160,000 ) plus $50 per month per GB ( $10,000 ) and $90 per month per user for the hosting. Electronic Discovery Outsourcing Pricing

Cybersecurity Risks of 5G – And How to Control Them

eSecurity Planet

agencies are approaching the shift, what makes 5G different, and an analysis of deployment to date. Consumer electronics, business, network appliances, and industrial IoT (IIoT) devices are all driving the exponential growth of IoT systems. 5G is on the cusp of widespread adoption.

Preparing for Litigation Before it Happens: eDiscovery Best Practices, Part Six

eDiscovery Daily

Information governance thus became a very complicated legal analysis problem and building an IG policy around this “records life-cycle” paradigm to reflect those requirements might have made sense in a paper world. To sum up, Ralph sees three big advances in the field of search analytics that are dictating the new alternatives to IG: Big Data, cheap parallel computing and better algorithms. Electronic Discovery Information Governance

Security expert Marco Ramilli released for free the Malware Hunter tool

Security Affairs

Malware Static Analysis. I am a computer security scientist with an intensive hacking background. I do have a MD in computer engineering and a PhD on computer security from University of Bologna. During my PhD program I worked for US Government (@ National Institute of Standards and Technology, Security Division) where I did intensive researches in Malware evasion techniques and penetration testing of electronic voting systems.

Tom O’Connor of the Gulf Coast Legal Technology Center: eDiscovery Trends 2018

eDiscovery Daily

They understand that there’s some computer technology in play. First of all, I think you have to do a deep analysis what, if any, touches you have doing business in any way, shape or form at even the advertising level in Europe. Electronic Discovery Industry TrendsThis is the first of the 2018 Legaltech New York (LTNY) Thought Leader Interview series.