Atlanta's Ransomware Cleanup Costs Hit $2.6 Million

Data Breach Today

Money Would Have Been Better Spent on Prevention, Experts Say The city of Atlanta's ransomware outbreak cleanup and response tab has hit $2.6 million, after a March attack froze corporate servers, employees' PCs and resident-facing portals.

Shared Drive Cleanup Success Story

The Texas Record

The standards were influenced by recommendations from the committee that is leading our division’s shared drive cleanup as well as other best practices for naming electronic records. This is a guest post by Reference Librarian Mackenzie Ryan from TSLAC’s ARIS division.

New Year’s Cleanup

The Texas Record

But we are here to help with tips and guidance on how to do a cleanup of your office’s records if there is any time in the new year to get started. Let us know in the comments if you’ve got any personal tips for doing major cleanups of records that are eligible for disposition. You don’t have to – and probably shouldn’t! – use the trendy KonMari method of cleaning and organizing when it comes to managing government records.

Content Cleanup and Migration Planning

JKevinParker

Create cleanup and migration plan. Stage 2: Test Create staging site for test and cleanup. Test content cleanup in staging site. Validate test cleanup and migration. Customize cleanup and migration procedures. Migrate content to staging site again, for final cleanup prior to migration to final destination. Perform content cleanup. Cleanup" is a noun, as in "This is the plan for content cleanup.".

4 Ways to Determine ROI around Data Cleanup

Everteam

You need to show them not only why you need to perform a data cleanup, but prove the ROI behind it. Weigh those costs against the cost of a data cleanup tool and the work required to implement and manage it. It shouldn’t be difficult to show ROI for data cleanup compared to the potential costs of fines. We’ve outlined four ways you can prove to management that data cleanup is not just essential, but an effective way to save money and avoid costs.

Putting the cleanup lessons of cybersecurity attacks to good use

Information Management Resources

Many organizations are weighing the cost of full data security and threat prevention versus that of cleaning up from a breach. Data security Cyber security Data science Data Scientist

Life Under GDPR: Sizing Up the Long-Term Costs

Data Breach Today

GDPR has been in effect since May 2018, but organizations are still waiting to see what impact it will have on the costs organizations might face from breach cleanup, investigations, sanctions and class action lawsuits, says Ian Thornton-Trump of the financial services firm AMTrust International

Atlanta's Reported Ransomware Bill: Up to $17 Million

Data Breach Today

Life Under GDPR: Data Breach Cost Unknown

Data Breach Today

GDPR has been in effect since May 2018, but organizations are still waiting to see what impact it will have on the costs organizations might face from breach cleanup, investigations, sanctions and class action lawsuits, says Ian Thornton-Trump of the financial services firm AMTrust International

CVE-2019-11815 Remote Code Execution affects Linux Kernel prior to 5.0.8

Security Affairs

There is a race condition leading to a use-after-free, related to net namespace cleanup.” Security experts have found a race condition vulnerability (CVE-2019-11815) in Linux Kernel Prior to 5.0.8 that expose systems to remote code execution.

Linux kernel privilege escalation flaw CVE-2019-11815 affects RDS

Security Affairs

There is a race condition leading to a use-after-free , related to net namespace cleanup.” Experts discovered a privilege escalation vulnerability in the Linux Kernel, tracked as CVE-2019-11815, that affects the implementation of RDS over TCP. Experts discovered a memory corruption vulnerability in Linux Kernel that resides in the implementation of the Reliable Datagram Sockets (RDS) over TCP.

A flaw in Alpine Linux could allow executing arbitrary code

Security Affairs

Justicz discovered that it is possible to hide a malware within the package’s commit_hooks directory that would escape the cleanup and could then be executed as normal. and have it stay there after the cleanup process, it will be executed before apk exits. The attacker has to control the downloaded tar file avoiding that the package manager will unlink the payload and its directory during the cleanup process.

Reltio Cloud – Your Key to a Successful SAP S/4HANA Migration

Reltio

It seems that people are busy doing one-off cleanups all over the place.”. “We This one is all about the data because a significant amount of data remediation and cleanup is going to be needed.”. Guy Vorster, Principal Solutions Consultant, Reltio.

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National Cybersecurity Alliance advocates ‘shared responsibility’ for securing the Internet

The Last Watchdog

LW: Regular big cleanups, just like grandma used to do. The targeting of Sen. Claire McCaskill by Russian intelligency agency hackers, as she runs for re-election, underscores the need for each individual and organization to take online privacy and security as a core part of our everyday lives. Related: Using ‘gamification’ for security training.

Dark Tequila Banking malware targets Latin America since 2013

Security Affairs

Module 2 – CleanUp. Kaspersky Labs detected a sophisticated piece of banking malware dubbed Dark Tequila that was used to target customers of several Mexican banks.

Texas Archives Month and Electronic Records Day

The Texas Record

TSLAC’s state records management assistance has archived over 20 webinars (45 minutes each) including a 30-minute online introductory video and webinars on electronic records management, digital imaging, shared drive cleanup, emergency planning and more. Mark your calendars! The Texas State Library and Archives Commission (TSLAC) and the Texas Department of Information Resources (DIR) are offering a bountiful harvest of free and low-cost learning opportunities in October.

1010: Electronic Records Day 2018

The Texas Record

TSLAC’s state records management assistance has archived over 20 webinars (45 minutes each) including a 30-minute online introductory video and webinars on electronic records management, digital imaging, shared drive cleanup, emergency planning and more. Happy 1010! Today we celebrate Electronic Records Day, which raises awareness about the crucial need to manage and preserve government electronic records.

Dynamsoft Camera SDK for iOS Debuts to Easily Enable Document Capture from iPhones

Document Imaging Report

Image enhancements include the cleanup of most noise, shadows, distortions and other photo artifacts. VANCOUVER – Jan. 22, 2018 – Dynamsoft has introduced a software development kit for iOS app developers to add enterprise-grade document scanning capabilities by easily embedding a mobile capture component in hours or days rather than spending months to build it. The SDK boasts several built-in capabilities such as, automatic document border detection and artifact reductions.

I've Just Added 2,844 New Data Breaches With 80M Records To Have I Been Pwned

Troy Hunt

Of course, of the ones I had seen before there'd still be many addresses in data breaches that weren't in HIBP and the addresses had simply been pwned more than once, but the checks against the system also gave me an opportunity to do a bit more source cleanup. For example, the largest remaining file after my initial cleanup was "SGB.net.txt" but the domain sgb.net is presently parked and archive.org doesn't show anything of substance on it in the past either.

Ransomware: An Enterprise Perspective

Thales eSecurity

billion records were breached in 2017 , resulting in untold billion dollar loses based on per instance value of those records, forensics, cleanup, fines and brand recognition damage. In 2016, I provided predictions in an article entitled The (Immediate) Future of Ransomware.

The Top 11 Mistakes to Avoid During Engineering Document Management Implementations and Upgrades, Part 1

Synergis Software

Manual file migration provides an opportunity to clean files during the migration process; however, it requires users to be locked out of files for manual cleanup. Rolling out an enterprise-level document management solution across your organization can be a daunting task. While there’s no be-all, end-all method to implementation, setting up enterprise software does require several layers of planning and cross-communication.

Looking Back At Information Governance in 2018

Everteam

4 Ways to Determine ROI around Data Cleanup. 2018 was the year enterprises started seriously investing in their information governance programs. It’s not that they didn’t do governance before, but the increase in compliance and regulations, including the new privacy regulations has pushed for improvements to how enterprise think about and apply information governance processes. It has been a key focus for us at Everteam.

Canon U.S.A., Inc. Announces imageFORMULA DR-G2110 and DR-G2140 Production Document Scanners for High-Volume Scanning

Document Imaging Report

Kofax Virtual ReScan (VRS) Professional software is also included for image cleanup and enhancement, providing an incredible value to those customers who require VRS in their environments, but who do not want to purchase an additional user license. MELVILLE, N.Y.,

We Need a New FUD

ShackF00

There ARE impacts – fines, breach cleanup costs, short-term reputation impacts, and so on. One of the most common questions I hear debated in infosec (usually rhetorical) is – “what will it take for management to realize how important security is?”

Catching up, again

InfoGovNuggets

“Wells Fargo Firing Dozens of Regional Managers in Retail-Bank Cleanup,” The Wall Street Journal , December 6, 2018. I was otherwise engaged in December, what with the holidays and travel and our first grandchild, born in Hong Kong, and haven’t been posting. Here’s the month in review, in chronological order, in multiple parts: How to monetize your information. “Paywall for HuffPost?

Refining Craftsmanship through the Fire of Production Support

Role Model Software

Even when you’ve determined it’s a good idea to bring in a new library, you will also need to consider what refactoring or other cleanup needs to happen first.

The Good, Bad, And The Ugly: Key Takeaways From California’s New Privacy Law

Privacy and Cybersecurity Law

Accordingly, California lawmakers almost immediately began the amendment process by introducing Senate Bill 1121 (SB-1121) as a cleanup meant to make technical corrections to the law. Consumer privacy rights in California are well established. The California Constitution expressly grants California citizens a right to privacy.

Sponge Suit 3D printed bikini with clean-tech material cleans water as you swim

3ders

The ecological devastation from major oil spills can last for years, killing marine life and destroying the quality of one of our most precious resources, and the cleanup efforts themselves often require using more chemicals, contributing to further contamination.