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Electronic Records, Third-Party Systems, and Contracts

The Texas Record

Take a moment to think about the systems your local government or agency uses to manage its electronic records. What would your ideal Electronic Document and Records Management System (EDRMS) look like? The contract covers the security of the records.

NEW TECH: DigiCert Document Signing Manager leverages PKI to advance electronic signatures

The Last Watchdog

Most of us, by now, take electronic signatures for granted. Related: Why PKI will endure as the Internet’s secure core. Yet electronic signatures do have their security limitations. It adds trust and security into each signature, with the ability to easily work with third-party signing workflows such as Adobe, DocuSign, or other signing workflow platforms,” he says. Signing can be done anywhere using any type of supported computing device.


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New Rules Announced for Border Inspection of Electronic Devices


Cloud Security Cryptography Government Mobile Security Privacy ACLU cameras computers digital privacy digital search Electronic Frontier Foundation Encryption passcodes phones reasonable suspicion tablets U.S. The U.S. Customs and Border Patrol announced new restrictions on when agents can copy data from digital devices at border crossing points.

GDPR and The Data Governance Imperative


Mitigate Data Privacy and Security Risks with Machine Learning. The Privacy and Security Dichotomy. GDPR and the Data Governance Imperative. 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. The Information Governance Imperative.

Top Database Security Solutions for 2021

eSecurity Planet

Naturally, database vendors are leading providers of database security tools, and a growing number of cloud-based database providers are moving deeper into the data security space. Security is paramount. Alibaba Cloud. Google Cloud Platform (GCP).

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Microsoft Calls for Legislative Action to Set Rules for Cloud Computing

Hunton Privacy

Microsoft is urging Congress and the information technology industry to act now to ensure that cloud computing is guided by an international commitment to privacy, security and transparency for consumers, businesses and government. Microsoft also has called for an international dialogue on data sovereignty to address users’ desire that rules and regulations governing their data remain uniform regardless of the physical location of the information.

FAQ: How does web archiving fit into records management?

The Texas Record

Last but not least, think about how the ease of access to your records, their security and management, and your service contract could be affected if your web archiving provider experiences an event that threatens its systems or if it joins forces with another company.

Supply Chain Security 101: An Expert’s View

Krebs on Security

alongside Tony Sager , senior vice president and chief evangelist at the Center for Internet Security and a former bug hunter at the U.S. National Security Agency. We talked at length about many issues, including supply chain security, and I asked Sager whether he’d heard anything about rumors that Supermicro — a high tech firm in San Jose, Calif. Tony Sager, senior vice president and chief evangelist at the Center for Internet Security.

The Myth of Consumer-Grade Security

Schneier on Security

They affect national security. All of those "consumer products" Barr wants access to are used by government officials -- heads of state, legislators, judges, military commanders and everyone else -- worldwide. They're critical to national security as well as personal security. Before the Internet revolution, military-grade electronics were different from consumer-grade. If security is deliberately weakened, it will be weakened for everybody.

An Early Recap of Privacy in 2020: A US Perspective

Data Matters

Employers and governments have been required to consider privacy in adjusting workplace practices to account for who has a fever and other symptoms, who has traveled where, who has come into contact with whom, and what community members have tested positive or been exposed. As a result of all this need for tracking and tracing, governments and citizens alike have recognized the inevitable trade-offs between exclusive focus on privacy versus exclusive focus on public health and safety.

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. Today, a great percentage of data is stored in the cloud and may therefore be located continents away. Said Mustafa: “When artificial intelligence and IoT merge, that makes security even more complicated.”

US Government Accountability Office Releases New Report On The Internet of Things (IoT)

Privacy and Cybersecurity Law

On May 15, 2017, the US Government Accountability Office (GAO) released a new report entitled “ Internet of Things: Status and implications of an increasingly connected world.” The GAO also convened a number of expert meetings during the drafting process, bringing together experts from various disciplines, including computer science, security, privacy, law, economics, physics, and product development. Cloud computing. Information security.

Spotlight Podcast: Two Decades On TCG Tackles Trustworthiness For The Internet of Things

The Security Ledger

The post Spotlight Podcast: Two Decades On TCG Tackles Trustworthiness For The Internet of Things appeared first on The Security Ledger. You might not have heard of the Trusted Computing Group but you have definitely used technology it helped develop and deliver.

Foreign hackers breached Russian federal agencies, said FSB

Security Affairs

FSB National Coordination Center for Computer Incidents (NKTsKI) revealed that foreign hackers have breached networks of Russian federal agencies. Cloud associated with account sewn into the sample. All communication takes place using the Cloud API” states the report.

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

Data Matters

government’s request for review of a lower court decision that rejected the government’s construction of the Stored Communications Act (SCA) and embraced a more restrictive view that Microsoft had advanced, backed by much of the tech industry and many privacy groups. The decision now under review held that electronic communications that are stored exclusively on foreign servers cannot be reached by U.S. Cloud Computing European Union International Litigation Online Privacy

Bomb Threat, Sextortion Spammers Abused Weakness at

Krebs on Security

Two of the most disruptive and widely-received spam email campaigns over the past few months — including an ongoing sextortion email scam and a bomb threat hoax that shut down dozens of schools, businesses and government buildings late last year — were made possible thanks to an authentication weakness at , the world’s largest domain name registrar, KrebsOnSecurity has learned.

California Passes New Digital Privacy Law

Hunton Privacy

On October 8, 2015, California Governor Jerry Brown signed into law the California Electronic Communications Privacy Act (“CalECPA”). The law requires police to obtain a warrant before accessing an individual’s private electronic information, such as text messages, emails, GPS data and online documents that are stored in the cloud and on smartphones, tablets, computers and other digital devices. Information Security U.S.

Potential Congressional Action on Cross Border Data? A Primer on the CLOUD Act

Data Matters

In recent years, the rise of cloud computing has led to more and more data being stored somewhere other than the jurisdiction in which it was created. Against this backdrop, bipartisan groups of Senators and Representatives have recently introduced the Clarifying Lawful Overseas Use of Data, or “CLOUD” Act, which seeks to support the needs of law enforcement while advancing international comity on privacy rights. Foreign Government Access to Data Held in the United States.

A short history of intranets and what's next with social, mobile and cloud


Some where along the way intranets parted way, but the trinity of social, mobile and cloud is bringing them back together again. What does social, mobile and cloud mean for intranets? However, they had no intention of implementing any kind of sophisticated security or access control system. Because Web browsers run on any type of computer, the same electronic information can be viewed by any employee. What does social, mobile and cloud mean for intranets?

Ignoring Internet of Things Devices Could Be IdIoTic: eDiscovery Trends

eDiscovery Daily

You want to know what’s on the hard drive of the device, but they are typically connected to the internet and cloud. … However, Walton suggested lawyers should always evaluate if their client’s legal matter warrants obtaining information from an IoT device and make proportional requests for the data, an approach that also governs other types of discoverable content. The CSA IoT Working Group develops frameworks, processes and best-known methods for securing these connected systems.

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Part 3: OMG! Not another digital transformation article! Is it about effecting risk management and change management?

ARMA International

This means imagining the “art of the possible” for a new future using a cloud computer model to deliver transformative change. Take the example of the pandemic: only some governments engaged pandemic experts to develop actions plans. Cloud-first “Mind-shift”. Abstract.

Supply Chain Security is the Whole Enchilada, But Who’s Willing to Pay for It?

Krebs on Security

From time to time, there emerge cybersecurity stories of such potential impact that they have the effect of making all other security concerns seem minuscule and trifling by comparison. based tech firm to secretly embed tiny computer chips into electronic devices purchased and used by almost 30 different companies. It also dominates the $1 billion market for boards used in special-purpose computers, from MRI machines to weapons systems. Government.

A Strategic Storage Plan Lays the Groundwork for Digital Transformation


Commodity hardware, cloud computing, low-cost storage and open-source software have put powerful capabilities within everyone’s reach. Thanks to recent advances in machine learning, however, computers can now learn and extract the data from scanned documents and structure it for record-keeping and analysis. It can start with a management directive that all information be created and stored electronically whenever possible going forward. Consider the Cloud.

Cybersecurity Risks of 5G – And How to Control Them

eSecurity Planet

Consumer electronics, business, network appliances, and industrial IoT (IIoT) devices are all driving the exponential growth of IoT systems. Whether it’s a misconfiguration or inadequate security or patching , new vulnerabilities found in IoT systems seem to make the news every week.

US DoJ indicts Chinese hackers over state-sponsored cyber espionage

Security Affairs

The US Department of Justice charged two Chinese hackers for hacking numerous companies and government agencies in a dozen countries, US Indicts Two Chinese Government Hackers Over Global Hacking Campaign. aka Baobeilong, aka Zhang Jianguo, aka Atreexp, both nationals of the People’s Republic of China (China), with conspiracy to commit computer intrusions, conspiracy to commit wire fraud, and aggravated identity theft was announced today.

More SolarWinds News

Schneier on Security

Once the attackers had that initial foothold, they used a variety of complex privilege escalation and authentication attacks to exploit flaws in Microsoft’s cloud services. On attribution: Earlier this month, the US government has stated the attack is “likely Russian in origin.”

Best Digital Forensics Tools & Software for 2021

eSecurity Planet

Since the inception of data forensics almost forty years ago, methods for investigating security events have given way to a market of vendors and tools offering digital forensics software (DFS). Under their Security Suite products, OpenText provides industry-renowned EnCase.

Tuesday’s Relativity Fest 2019 Sessions: eDiscovery Trends

eDiscovery Daily

In the increasingly non-linear and fast-moving legal technology world in which we now live and work, where cloud-based solutions, analytics, machine learning, and AI are impacting the data-driven decisions being made, is it time to rethink the EDRM? Join us to hear examples of failures by a major medical center, a major financial institution, a large federal government agency, and a noted presidential advisor. Find out: How they really feel about security?

eDiscovery Expert Tom O’Connor Reviews CloudNine Platform

eDiscovery Daily

Platform Category: CloudNine is an eDiscovery product in the Cloud Platform category. Platform Description: CloudNine is an integrated, automated proprietary software offering which allows users to immediately upload, review, and produce electronic documents. Platform Technology: CloudNine is a secure, web-accessible, SaaS-delivered offering that allows immediate use of ESI without additional downloads or implementation steps. Electronic Discovery. Platform Security.

A short history of intranets and what next with social, mobile and cloud


Some where along the way intranets parted way, but the trinity of social, mobile and cloud is bringing them back together again. However, they had no intention of implementing any kind of sophisticated security or access control system. Because Web browsers run on any type of computer, the same electronic information can be viewed by any employee. What does social, mobile and cloud mean for intranets?

European Commission proposes reinforcement of EU Cybersecurity rules

DLA Piper Privacy Matters

On 16 December 2020, the European Commission adopted a proposal for a Directive on measures for a high common level of cybersecurity across the Union (“NIS II Directive”) that revises the current Directive on Security of Network and Information Systems (“NIS Directive”).

Understanding eDiscovery in Criminal Cases, Part Three: eDiscovery Best Practices

eDiscovery Daily

The government will usually get its ESI by consent or warrant. Typically, when the federal government seeks data in criminal cases (and most states have a similar procedure), it requests a search and seizure warrant by filing an application or affidavit sworn before a judge. The government provides the defense with an inventory return form, which describes the physical storage media seized or copied. The only difference now is that it may exist in cloud-based systems.

Part 1: OMG! Not another digital transformation article! Is it about understanding the business drivers?

ARMA International

This means imaging the “art of the possible” for a new future using a cloud computing model to deliver transformative change. Cloud-First. Cloud-first is about cloud enablement. Consequently, CS are inextricably linked to a cloud-first strategy. Abstract.

Part 2: OMG! Not another digital transformation article! Is it about the evolution from RIM to Content Services?

ARMA International

This means imagining the “art of the possible” for a new future using a cloud computing model to deliver transformative change. Cloud Enablement. This is a “mind-shift” to leverage cloud-first capabilities, tools, and to deploy services that are outside the firewall.

MY TAKE: COVID-19’s silver lining could turn out to be more rapid, wide adoption of cyber hygiene

The Last Watchdog

Related: How the Middle East has advanced mobile security regulations Over the past couple of decades, meaningful initiatives to improve online privacy and security, for both companies and consumers, incrementally gained traction in the tech sector and among key regulatory agencies across Europe, the Middle East and North America. There is, in fact, deep consensus about how to protect sensitive data and ensure the overall security of corporate networks.

Summary – “Industry in One: Financial Services”

ARMA International

Over the years, the regulations reflected the conflicting forces of centralized government control to maintain stability in the financial system vs. the fear of too much control being concentrated in too few hands, which resulted in deregulation. In today’s financial services marketplace, a financial institution exists to provide a wide variety of deposit, lending, and investment products to individuals, businesses, and/or governments.

Apple founder Steve Wozniak interview, answers your Tweeted questions | ZDNet

Collaboration 2.0

Enterprise software Linux Microsoft Office Open source Software as a service Virtualization Web browsers Windows 7 4G Android BlackBerry iPhone Smartphones Malware Patches Vulnerabilities McAfee Symantec Zero Day Blog Forrester Galleries IT Failures TechRepublic Pro Reviews White Papers Videos Podcasts Special Reports Apple WWDC 10 Apples top-notch security has managed to keep its new gear out of bars and the contents of.

OPC reconsiders its approach to cross-border data transfers with the Equifax decision

Data Protection Report

Any organization governed by the federal Personal Information Protection and Electronic Documents Act (PIPEDA) will have to re-evaluate and likely adjust its approach to such cross-border data transfers, possibly affecting its outsourcing and cloud computing relationships with vendors and related companies. The security infrastructures of the two affiliated companies were found to be highly integrated.

OCR and Health Care Industry Cybersecurity Task Force Publish Cybersecurity Materials

Hunton Privacy

The Task Force, which was established in 2015 by Congress, is composed of government officials and leaders in the health care industry. Cybersecurity Health Privacy Information Security Security Breach Compliance Department of Health and Human Services Hacker HIPAA Protected Health Information Ransomware Security RuleThe U.S.

What Real Users Love About Their Payroll Department Tools


Automatic tax payment schedules electronic payments of withheld taxes to the government, helping companies maintain tax compliance. Features: QuickBooks Desktop Pro provides multi-monitor support on up to three computers. Features: ADP RUN provides payroll and tax processing for small businesses (1–49 employees) featuring cloud-based payroll, automatic tax filing and customizable payment options.