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. Let’s move to how it’s related to computers. What is Quantum Computing?

Arrow Electronics to Leave ITAD Sector

InfoGoTo

Global ITAD services provider Arrow Electronics will close the asset disposition side of its business by the end of the year after the company experienced two quarters of worsening financial returns. Arrow expects that the wind-down of the personal computer and mobility asset disposition business will be substantially complete by the end of 2019.

RCE flaw in Electronic Arts Origin client exposes gamers to hack

Security Affairs

Electronic Arts (EA) has fixed a security issue in the Windows version of its gaming client Origin that allowed hackers to remotely execute code on an affected computer. Electronic Arts already released a security patch for the remote code execution vulnerability.

More Attacks against Computer Automatic Update Systems

Schneier on Security

Last month, Kaspersky discovered that Asus's live update system was infected with malware , an operation it called Operation Shadowhammer. Now we learn that six other companies were targeted in the same operation. As we mentioned before, ASUS was not the only company used by the attackers.

Metadata Requirements for Permanent Electronic Records in the Cloud

National Archives Records Express

Metadata are records that need to be managed and retrievable These NARA Bulletins provide further records management guidance for agencies on the topic of metadata and cloud computing: NARA Bulletin 2015-04 : Metadata Guidance for the Transfer of Permanent Electronic Records. NARA Bulletin 2010-05 : Guidance on Managing Records in Cloud Computing Environments. General cloud cloud computing electronic records management metadata

Security Vulnerability in ESS ExpressVote Touchscreen Voting Computer

Schneier on Security

Of course the ESS ExpressVote voting computer will have lots of security vulnerabilities. It's a computer, and computers have lots of vulnerabilities. I am continuously amazed by how bad electronic voting machines are. Yes, they're computers.

Surging Samsung Electronics takes Intel's chipmaking crown

Information Management Resources

The firm has transformed itself from a maker of cheap televisions into a pervasive supplier of key components in smartphones and other modern computing devices and memory chips. Hardware and software Intel Samsung

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. behind the Ticketmaster and British Airways data breaches has now victimized popular computer hardware and consumer electronics retailer Newegg.

Syrian Electronic Army Members Indicted for Conspiracy

Dark Reading

Two men have been charged for their involvement in a plot to commit computer hacking as members of the Syrian Electronic Army

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The Four Phases of CES: I, Consumer, Am Electronic

John Battelle's Searchblog

The post The Four Phases of CES: I, Consumer, Am Electronic appeared first on John Battelle's Search Blog. Call that the first incarnation of CES – literally, electronics for consumers. Stephen Wolfram has even announced a computable database of “connected devices.”

Utah Governor Signs Electronic Data Privacy Bill Requiring Warrants to Access Certain Types of Data

Hunton Privacy

law to protect electronic information that individuals have shared with certain third parties. Representative Craig Hall, R-Utah, who introduced the bill, stated that the goal “is to provide the same protections we have in the physical world and apply those to the electronic world.” On March 27, 2019, Utah Governor Gary Herbert signed HB57, the first U.S.

Supreme Court of Pennsylvania Ruling on Common Law Duty to Protect Electronic Employee Data

Hunton Privacy

The case arose from a data breach in which criminals accessed UPMC’s computer systems and stole the personal and financial information of 62,000 current and former UPMC employees. The court held that: (1) an employer has a duty under Pennsylvania common law to use reasonable care to safeguard its employees’ sensitive personal information that it stores on Internet-accessible computer systems; and (2) Pennsylvania’s economic loss doctrine did not bar the plaintiffs’ negligence claim.

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.

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”). Federal Law Business Associate Agreement Cloud Computing Department of Health and Human Services HIPAA Mobile Device Protected Health Information Security Rule Service Provider

Court Rules Fraud Involving a Computer Is Not ‘Computer Fraud’ under Crime Protection Policy

Hunton Privacy

18, 2016), that a crime protection insurance policy does not cover loss resulting from a fraudulent email directing funds to be sent electronically to the imposter’s bank account because the scheme did not constitute “computer fraud” under the policy. GAIC denied coverage, claiming that the loss did not directly result from the use of a computer nor did the use of a computer cause the transfer of the funds.

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

With No Showing of Prejudice, Court Denies Spoliation Sanctions Against Defendant: eDiscovery Case Law

eDiscovery Daily

On October 29, 2018, defendant’s counsel sent an email to plaintiffs’ counsel instructing them about plaintiffs’ obligation to preserve data on all electronic media and lectured plaintiffs about their duty to preserve evidence in a subsequent email. In Mafille v. Kaiser-Francis Oil Co.,

Old Tech Spills Digital Dirt on Past Owners

Threatpost

Researcher buys old computers, flash drives, phones and hard drives and finds only two properly wiped devices out of 85 examined. Cryptography Privacy data breach data disposal data integrity data wiping hard drives insecure data leaky data old electronics personal identifiable information PII secure data

Hard Drive Health: Top 10 Maintenance Tips

Record Nations

Computers are often one of a business’s most valuable tools and protecting their hard drives and the important information and software they store is crucial. Electronic Document Management

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.

7 Best Practices for Data Destruction

InfoGoTo

Data destruction involves much more than hitting the “delete” key on a computer or moving data to a trash folder and emptying it. Doing either leaves an electronic trail that can still allow an unauthorized computer specialist to retrieve sensitive information.

This is the old ChiefTech blog.: The Circle of Computing Life

ChiefTech

Sunday, 1 July 2007 The Circle of Computing Life I came across a great book a few weekends ago, called A Computer Called LEO , that tells the story of the first computer to be used by business. Its a particularly unusual story, because the idea for the computer in question emerged in the first half of the last century on the back of early management thinking (particularly scientific management) and the needs of Joseph Lyons and Co. This is the old ChiefTech blog.

Simon Says – Once, Twice, Three Times a Spoliator: eDiscovery Case Law

eDiscovery Daily

He also saved a copy of his ScholarChip email account on his personal computer. He also saved electronic copies of several webinars with the plaintiff’s clients to his personal computer, which he took with him and kept after he left ScholarChip’s employment.

Fired IT Guy Deleted 23 of His Ex-Employer’s AWS Servers: Cybersecurity Trends

eDiscovery Daily

Needham pleaded not guilty to two charges of the Computer Misuse Act – one count of unauthorized access to computer material and one count of unauthorized modification of computer material – but was convicted in January 2019. Electronic Discovery Security

Midterm Election Security: Why Patching Is a Critical Issue

Data Breach Today

Many of the computer devices to be used for electronic voting in November's midterm elections have unpatched older operating systems that make them vulnerable, says Darien Kindlund, a data scientist at the cybersecurity firm Insight Engines, which advises governments and others

How Did We Get Here? Five Technologies that led to electronic records

Positively RIM

The RIM world still wrestles with the progression of paper records into electronic records, as well as the integration of the two. Computer power. The bits of information that a scanner produces need control and direction, meaning they had to pass through a computer. In the mid-80s, personal computers had limited processing power, and mainframe processing was expensive. Before the mid-80s, computer monitors generally showed only plain, alphanumeric characters.

Podcast Episode 128: Do Security and Privacy have a Booth at CES?

The Security Ledger

In this episode of The Security Ledger podcast (#128): you're going to hear a lot from the annual Consumer Electronics Show (CES) out in Las Vegas this week, but are any of the new gadgets being released secure?

EU to force tech firms to hand over terror suspects' messages

The Guardian Data Protection

Under the plans, judges in one member state will be able to seize electronic evidence held on a service provider in another European country through a transnational European production order. European Union Digital media Europe UK security and counter-terrorism Counter-terrorism policy Social media Politics UK news Privacy Police Brexit Telecommunications industry Data and computer security Data protection

Florida Appeals Court Upholds Ruling that Non-Party Had No Duty to Preserve Evidence: eDiscovery Case Law

eDiscovery Daily

The Appellee’s deposition was taken in April 2012, where she testified that she had obtained a new desktop computer and had destroyed her old computer in December 2011. Case Law Electronic Discovery Preservation SanctionsIn Shamrock-Shamrock, Inc. Remark, No. 5D18-1987 (Fla.

Twenty-One Points, Less Than 350 Words: eDiscovery Best Practices

eDiscovery Daily

As Craig notes in the latest blog post on his terrific Ball in Your Court blog ( Electronic Storage in a Nutshell ), he finished the E-Discovery Workbook for the 2019 Georgetown E-Discovery Training Academy (which we covered here ). Electronic Discovery Ethics

What’s a Lawyer’s Duty When a Data Breach Occurs within the Law Firm: Cybersecurity Best Practices

eDiscovery Daily

Right inside the door, you see a handwritten notice on a big whiteboard which says: All network services are down, DO NOT turn on your computers! Electronic Discovery Security

A Strategic Storage Plan Lays the Groundwork for Digital Transformation

InfoGoTo

Commodity hardware, cloud computing, low-cost storage and open-source software have put powerful capabilities within everyone’s reach. It can start with a management directive that all information be created and stored electronically whenever possible going forward.

FAQ Redux: Can a state agency destroy a paper original after scanning?

The Texas Record

While there is not an explicit paragraph in the rules stating that any record can be store electronically, in Section 6.92(4), And what are the requirements for keeping a record electronically now? FAQ Digitization electronic records eRecords scanning State Agencies

My Love for What I Do: eDiscovery Love Story

eDiscovery Daily

I once wrote an article about CAR systems back in the mid-80s – Computer Assisted (microfilm) Retrieval (good luck finding that article today) – and it seemed like the wave of the future back then. Electronic Discovery Industry TrendsIt’s Valentine’s Day!

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

Canada Uses Civil Anti-Spam Law in Bid to Fine Malware Purveyors

Krebs on Security

Section 8 involves the surreptitious installation of computer programs on computers or networks including malware and spyware.

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Court Declines to Order Plaintiff to Produce Cell Phone in Employment Discrimination Case: eDiscovery Case Law

eDiscovery Daily

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. In Santana v.

Discovery “Cautionary Tale” Leads to Recommendations of Default Judgment Against Defendants: eDiscovery Case Law

eDiscovery Daily

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.

Will Lawyers Ever Embrace Technology?: eDiscovery Best Practices, Part Four

eDiscovery Daily

Do they go to a community night course on computers? Beyond that, I’d also suggest the following books which are worth consulting as well: A Process of Illumination: The Practical Guide To Electronic Discovery , Mary Mack (available on Amazon here ).

Ignoring Internet of Things Devices Could Be IdIoTic: eDiscovery Trends

eDiscovery Daily

Further, it addresses topics including data privacy, fog computing, smart cities and more. Electronic Discovery Industry Trends