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.

Calculating electronic records storage costs

The Schedule

This post will do the same for electronic records and follows the same formula of not taking into account personnel or overhead costs or depreciation of equipment. Calculating the costs for storing your electronic records on premise will largely depend on the size of your organization.


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Keeping up with Quantum Technology | Quantum Computing


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? Quantum Computing quantum computing

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.

HHS Releases Guidance on HIPAA and Cloud Computing

Hunton Privacy

Earlier this month, the Department of Health and Human Services’ Office for Civil Rights issued guidance (the “Guidance”) for HIPAA-covered entities that use cloud computing services involving electronic protected health information (“ePHI”). The BAA must establish the permitted and required uses and disclosures of ePHI, and require the BAA to appropriately safeguard ePHI, including by implementing the requirements of the HIPAA Security Rule.

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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NIST Issues Guidelines on Security and Privacy in Public Cloud Computing

Hunton Privacy

The National Institute of Standards and Technology (“NIST”) has issued draft Guidelines on Security and Privacy in Public Cloud Computing (SP 800-144) (the “Guidelines”) for public comment. The Guidelines provide an overview of the security and privacy challenges pertinent to public cloud computing, and identify considerations for organizations outsourcing data, applications and infrastructure to a public cloud environment.

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. Information Security Online Privacy Cloud Computing Computer Fraud and Abuse Act Electronic Communications Privacy Act Microsoft

RIM-brain in Movies and TV

The Texas Record

While watching Rogue One , I could not help but notice the implications for the protection and security of Imperial records. K-2SO was then able to login to the computer system in the Scarif base. Imperial security guards) in charge of these systems were fooled.

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The Future of Payments Security

Thales Cloud Protection & Licensing

The Future of Payments Security. Even when banking organizations are upgrading security posture to safeguard sensitive financial information, hackers can steal the data intelligently by tying known vulnerabilities together, and making it turn out to be a potential attack. Data security.

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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.

Use cases of secure IoT deployment

Thales Cloud Protection & Licensing

Use cases of secure IoT deployment. In our previous blog post , we discussed the challenges for securing IoT deployments, and how businesses and consumers benefit from authenticating and validating IoT software and firmware updates. Cloud security. Data security.

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Regular Software Updates Keep Your Business Secure and Productive


To improve security. When a software company identifies a vulnerability and finds a solution, they release a security patch to fix it. There are many reasons it’s essential to stay on top of updates, but digital security is one of the most important. Choose cloud-based software.

The Myth of Consumer-Grade Security

Schneier on Security

They affect national security. They're critical to national security as well as personal security. Before the Internet revolution, military-grade electronics were different from consumer-grade. That started to change in the 1980s, when consumer electronics started to become the place where innovation happened. And a lot of battle-hardened technologies are the same computer hardware and software products as the commercial items, but in sturdier packaging.

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.

An Early Recap of Privacy in 2020: A US Perspective

Data Matters

National Security Agency without the benefit of privacy protections available in Europe. 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.

Episode 208: Getting Serious about Hardware Supply Chains with Goldman Sachs’ Michael Mattioli

The Security Ledger

In this week’s Security Ledger Podcast, sponsored by Trusted Computing Group, we’re talking about securing the hardware supply chain. We’re joined by Michael Mattioli, a Vice President at Goldman Sachs who heads up that organization’s hardware supply chain security program.

Guest Blog: TalkingTrust. What’s driving the security of IoT?

Thales Cloud Protection & Licensing

What’s driving the security of IoT? The Urgency for Security in a Connected World. It’s also enabling manufacturers to respond faster to security vulnerabilities, market demand, and even natural disasters. Device Security is Hard. Security isn’t static.

Cloud document control software and volunteers help nonprofit positively impact society

Document Imaging Report

A nonprofit blood bank in Florida is utilizing DocuWare Cloud to store donor records and standard operating procedures manuals. SunCoast Blood Bank was utilizing an offsite, secure facility to store its paper records. SunCoast decided to look for a cloud document management solution because of their small IT staff and budget. The cloud solution freed SunCoast from having to use their own IT staff to implement and maintain a solution.

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.

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.”

Public or Private Isn’t the Only Question You Should be Asking about Cloud Solutions: eDiscovery Best Practices

eDiscovery Daily

In yesterday’s post detailing the discussion of industry experts regarding the adoption of cloud technology within the legal industry, several points of discussion were discussed, including the differentiation between “public cloud” and “private cloud”. But, public or private cloud isn’t the only question you should be asking about a cloud solution. The choices they make are based on several factors, including costs and security requirements.

If You’re a Cloud Provider or Consumer, Consider These Guidelines on How to Conduct Yourself in Europe: eDiscovery Best Practices

eDiscovery Daily

While we were preparing to eat turkey and stuff ourselves with various goodies last week, the Cloud Security Alliance (CSA) provided an important guideline for compliance with the European Union General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). As part of the release, the CSA also launched the CSA GDPR Resource Center , a new community-driven website with tools and resources to help educate cloud service providers and enterprises on the new GDPR.


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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Security Affairs newsletter Round 181 – News of the week

Security Affairs

The best news of the week with Security Affairs. Feedify cloud service architecture compromised by MageCart crime gang. Google Android team found high severity flaw in Honeywell Android-based handheld computers. Flaw in Western Digital My Cloud exposes the content to hackers. Magecart cybercrime group stole customers credit cards from Newegg electronics retailer. Security Affairs – Newsletter ).

Bomb Threat, Sextortion Spammers Abused Weakness at

Krebs on Security

Experts at Cisco Talos and other security firms quickly drew parallels between the two mass spam campaigns, pointing to a significant overlap in Russia-based Internet addresses used to send the junk emails. The trouble is, spam sent from these assets is trivial to block because anti-spam and security systems tend to discard or mark as spam any messages that appear to come from addresses which have no known history or reputation attached to them.

Understanding IoT Security Challenges – An Interview with an Industry Expert

Thales Cloud Protection & Licensing

It is no secret that security plays a very important part in the successful deployment and management of this technology, and its applications are set to transform the way we live and do business. What is the biggest security challenge facing the growing IoT? For Secure IoT, all connected devices and services must have trusted identities. How is Nexus involved in ensuring a more secure credentialing and enrollment process? Data security

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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. prosecutors to work with authorities in Ireland (where the data was stored) to secure the information in a manner consistent with Irish laws. Cloud Computing European Union International Litigation Online PrivacyOn October 16, 2017, the U.S.

Nuxeo Announces Strong Revenue Growth and Continued Product Innovation

Document Imaging Report

NEW YORK, August 26, 2020 — Nuxeo , the leading cloud-native Content Services Platform, today announced several notable growth benchmarks, including 33 percent year-over-year (YOY) revenue growth for the first half of 2020, and 36 percent YOY revenue growth for the second quarter of 2020.

110 Nursing Homes Cut Off from Health Records in Ransomware Attack

Krebs on Security

A ransomware outbreak has besieged a Wisconsin based IT company that provides cloud data hosting, security and access management to more than 100 nursing homes across the United States. ” Ransomware The Coming Storm alex holden Hold Security Karen Christianson VCPI

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.

Microsoft Dynamics 365 Finance & Operations – Deployment options

Ascent Innovations

You can now deploy Microsoft Dynamics 365 for Finance and Operations in the cloud or on-premises. Cloud deployments offer a software system that is fully managed by Microsoft, while on-premises deployments as name suggests, are deployed locally within a customer’s data center. Important: On-premises deployments of Microsoft Dynamics 365 for Finance and Operations are NOT supported on any public cloud infrastructure, including Azure. Why cloud.

Mysterious custom malware used to steal 1.2TB of data from million PCs

Security Affairs

million computers. These included logins for social media, online games, online marketplaces, job-search sites, consumer electronics, financial services, email services, and more.

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. Cloud Computing International Legislation Policy

According to the ABA, Lawyers are “Failing at Cybersecurity”: Cybersecurity Trends

eDiscovery Daily

The lack of effort on security has become a major cause for concern in the profession.”. Articles on cloud computing , cybersecurity and websites and marketing were released free online. The survey found that the most popular security measure being used by 35% of respondents was secure socket layers (SSL), which encrypt computer communications, including web traffic. Electronic Discovery Privacy Security

GDPR and The Data Governance Imperative


Mitigate Data Privacy and Security Risks with Machine Learning. The Privacy and Security Dichotomy. 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. information governance electronic records management privacy information security gdpr

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?

STEPS FORWARD: Math geniuses strive to make a pivotal advance — by obfuscating software code

The Last Watchdog

Related: How Multi Party Computation is disrupting encrypti on An accomplished violinist, Einstein, no doubt, appreciated the symmetry of his metaphor. Our top math geniuses point to iO as a cornerstone needed to unleash the full potential of artificially intelligent (AI) programs running across highly complex and dynamic cloud platforms, soon to be powered by quantum computers. This, in fact, is the core security challenge companies face defending their business networks.

Critical remote code execution fixed in PlayStation Now

Security Affairs

Security flaws in the PlayStation Now cloud gaming Windows application allowed hackers to execute arbitrary code on Windows systems. The post Critical remote code execution fixed in PlayStation Now appeared first on Security Affairs.

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. … Earlier this month, the Cloud Security Alliance (CSA) announced the release of the CSA IoT Controls Framework , its first such framework for IoT which introduces the base-level security controls required to mitigate many of the risks associated with an IoT system operating in a range of threat environments. Electronic Discovery Industry Trends

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