What Happens to Electronic Records in the Archives?

The Texas Record

The Archives and information services division at the Texas State Library and Archives Commission (TSLAC) has a sophisticated electronic records processes. Many agencies who submit their records to the Archives, may not know how their records are incorporated into TSLAC’s archival inventory.

What Happens to Electronic Records in the Archives?

The Texas Record

The Archives and information services division at the Texas State Library and Archives Commission (TSLAC) has a sophisticated electronic records processes. Many agencies who submit their records to the Archives, may not know how their records are incorporated into TSLAC’s archival inventory. During E-records 2020 Brian Thomas, an Electronic Records Specialist at TSLAC, presented “What Happens Electronic Records Sent to the State Archives?”


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Researchers show how to steal a Tesla Model X in a few minutes

Security Affairs

Boffins have demonstrated how to steal a Tesla Model X in a few minutes by exploiting vulnerabilities in the car’s keyless entry system. Then, they exploited the insecure update mechanism to deliver a tainted firmware to the fob. ” Lennert Wouters explained to Wired.

How To Protect Yourself From Hackers

Cyber Info Veritas

Would you like to know how to protect yourself from the ever-present threat of cybercrime perpetrated by black hat hackers? Their main aim is to exploit your “mistakes and vulnerabilities” to blackmail you into sending them money or they’ll leak your private data. of them to be precise—often happen via email attachments and online downloads? We should do all that is in our power to keep ourselves safe from becoming hacker victims.

Cross-Post from Out of the Stacks: How to Convert Your Home Movie Tapes to Digital

The Texas Record

The Talking Book Program, the Library Development Network and the State Librarian himself, Mark Smith all use the blog format to communicate with the people and agencies who rely on us. I consider all of these blogs to be siblings of The Texas Record. DV) to connect to your computer.

Cyber crime tactics: how to avoid becoming a victim

IT Governance

Graham Day, author of December’s book of the month, Security in the Digital World , says: “Attackers are slowly discovering all the ways that devices can be used to attack others. It’s important to be aware of the tactics cyber criminals use and how you can protect yourself. How do cyber criminals attack? The aim of social engineering is to exploit human nature by targeting common human traits such as the fear of being attacked.

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.


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), 4), the definition of an electronic state record references Government Code, Section 441.189(a), which states: Any state record may be created or stored electronically in accordance with standards and procedures adopted as administrative rules of the commission. And what are the requirements for keeping a record electronically now?

Strategies to Protect your Records from Ransomware

The Texas Record

Once the criminals gain access to the system, they plant a virus, causing problems when trying to retrieve records from these systems. The virus is a malicious string of software known as ransomware because after the criminals take control of your data, they demand a monetary amount to release the records. Ransomware is a major issue because cyber criminals can bring your operations to an immediate halt. Ransomware can be devastating to any organization.

GUEST ESSAY. Everyone should grasp these facts about cyber threats that plague digital commerce

The Last Watchdog

Regardless of how familiar you are with Information Security, you’ve probably come across the term ‘malware’ countless times. From accessing your business-critical resources and sensitive information to halting business operations and services, a malware infection can quickly become an organization’s worst nightmare come true. This article will walk you through the various types of malware, how to identify and prevent a malware attack, and how to mitigate the risks.

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? And do security and privacy have a seat at the table at the world's largest electronics event? » Related Stories Spotlight: as Attacks Mount, how to secure the Industrial Internet Die Hard is a Movie About Building Automation Insecurity.

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

eDiscovery Daily

But, perhaps the best answer to this question lies in Craig Ball’s new primer – Processing in E-Discovery. 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.

Compal, the Taiwanese giant laptop manufacturer hit by ransomware

Security Affairs

The Taiwanese electronics manufacture Compal suffered a ransomware attack over the weekend, media blames the DoppelPaymer ransomware gang. It is the second-largest contract laptop manufacturer in the world behind Quanta Computer.

My Love for What I Do: eDiscovery Love Story

eDiscovery Daily

Most people know me because of the blog, and you have to love eDiscovery to write about it every day. 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. We just had a great summit meeting with our product team to talk about how to better manage feedback from customers to lead to product improvement.

Ignoring Internet of Things Devices Could Be IdIoTic: eDiscovery Trends

eDiscovery Daily

See what I did there? ; o ) While I’m speaking at the University of Florida E-Discovery Conference today, let’s take a look at a couple of articles related to Internet of Things (IoT) devices that you need to know from an eDiscovery standpoint. noted IoT devices may have multiple data repositories, which creates more data for attorneys to review. You want to know what’s on the hard drive of the device, but they are typically connected to the internet and cloud. …

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GDPR and The Data Governance Imperative


IDC estimates that by 2025 digital data will grow to 163 zettabytes , 80% of which will be created by businesses. From autonomous cars, robotic process automation, intelligent personal assistants to smart home devices, the world around us is undergoing a fundamental change, transforming the way we live, work, and play. However, 47% of the same survey participants do not have a clear understanding of how to prioritize their compliance initiatives.

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

The Last Watchdog

Most of time we take for granted the degree to which fundamental components of civilization are steeped in mathematics. Everything from science and engineering to poetry and music rely on numeric calculations. Related: How Multi Party Computation is disrupting encrypti on An accomplished violinist, Einstein, no doubt, appreciated the symmetry of his metaphor. Math once more is being conjured to help civilization make a great leap forward.

Tuesday’s Relativity Fest 2019 Sessions: eDiscovery Trends

eDiscovery Daily

As a development partner in the Relativity ecosystem , CloudNine will once again be the conference and will be there to provide demonstrations of our product interconnections with Relativity. Here are some of the eDiscovery-related sessions for today: 8:30 AM – 9:30 AM: Is It Time to Rethink the EDRM? Join this lively and interactive session for a discussion about evolving standards and workflows in e-discovery and how they might be incorporated into a revised EDRM.

University of Florida Brings eDiscovery Teachings to a Chinese University: eDiscovery Best Practices

eDiscovery Daily

Needless to say, eDiscovery is becoming more global than ever and we’ve certainly seen a lot of instances where non-U.S. legal practitioners have to not only better understand U.S. university recently spent some time bringing some of those teachings to a university in Nanjing, China. The e-discovery process is not intuitive to Chinese students,” Hamilton said. Computer” and “Nanjing Electric.”. “I computer sued Nanjing Electric for breach of contract.”.

STEPS FORWARD: How the Middle East led the U.S. to adopt smarter mobile security rules

The Last Watchdog

We’ve come to rely on our smartphones to live out our digital lives, both professionally and personally. Reacting to the BYOD craze , mobile security frameworks have veered from one partially effective approach to the next over the past decade.

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e-Records 2017: “Teacher Retirement System of Texas: The Information Governance Journey”

The Texas Record

TSLAC Wants Your Electronic Records. Big Data vs. Information Security: Bringing Peace to Conflict. At the e-Records Conference, Jimmie Savage from Teacher Retirement System of Texas (TRS), and Kristin Homer and Todd Brown from Access Sciences walked the audience through the journey of how TRS’s records management program went from a one-person operation to an agency-wide collaboration that allowed them to transform the way their program governs the information produced by users.

Creating Records at Home, Part I: Microsoft Teams

The Texas Record

Organizations have rushed to adopt new technologies and remote communication software, often before records management capabilities have been evaluated. In this multi-part series, we will be exploring the various software environments that records managers may need to contend with.

Confessions of an ID Theft Kingpin, Part I

Krebs on Security

Now, after more than seven years in prison Hieupc is back in his home country and hoping to convince other would-be cybercrooks to use their computer skills for good. to face prosecution. In his late teens, he traveled to New Zealand to study English at a university there.

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

eDiscovery Daily

Today, we have a full slate of sessions to talk about and CloudNine will once again be here as a Silver Sponsor. As a development partner in the Relativity ecosystem , CloudNine will once again be the conference and will be there to provide demonstrations of our Outpost for Relativity capability that automatically ingests and loads data into Relativity based on your specified criteria. Do you ever get that nagging feeling that there’s not much else you can do to advance your career?

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

eDiscovery Daily

He has also been a great addition to our webinar program, participating with me on several recent webinars. that we’re happy to share on the eDiscovery Daily blog. 11 (2011): Overall, the myth that exhaustive manual review is the most effective—and therefore, the most defensible—approach to document review is strongly refuted. But before long, the definition began to erode and TAR started to become synonymous with Predictive Coding. How would you define TAR?

Business ID Theft Soars Amid COVID Closures

Krebs on Security

Unfortunately, far too many entrepreneurs are simply unaware of the threat or don’t know how to be watchful for it. That surveillance has helped to paint a detailed picture of how business ID thieves operate, as well as the tricks they use to gain credit in a company’s name.

Ralph Losey of Jackson Lewis, LLP: eDiscovery Trends 2018

eDiscovery Daily

eDiscovery Daily interviewed several thought leaders at LTNY this year (and some afterward) to get their observations regarding trends at the show and generally within the eDiscovery industry. While I would like my clients to have a nice automated solution, I don’t want my lawyers involved with preservation and collection. Otherwise, I want IT people involved, not lawyers, just because honestly, I just don’t trust lawyers to do it. They know how to do it.

The author of the LuminosityLink RAT sentenced to 30 Months in Prison

Security Affairs

The author of the infamous LuminosityLink RAT, Colton Grubbs (21), was sentenced to 30 months in federal prison. According to the EC3, the joint operation was conducted in September 2017, it involved more than a dozen law enforcement agencies from Europe, the US, and Australia. The malware was offered for sale in the criminal underground for as little as $40, it allows attackers to take complete control over the infected system.

Security Affairs newsletter Round 293

Security Affairs

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

The Last Watchdog

Long before COVID-19, some notable behind-the-scenes forces were in motion to elevate cybersecurity to a much higher level. 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.

What IG Professionals Should Know About the Internet of Bodies

ARMA International

Welcome to the Age of the Internet of Bodies. A company in Wisconsin had a “chipping party” in 2017 to implant microchips in some of its employees to make it easier for them to access the buildings and systems and to buy food in the company break room. [1].

Step By Step Office Dropper Dissection

Security Affairs

Malware researcher and founder of Yoroi Marco Ramill described a step-by-step procedure that shows how to dissect an Office dropper. During the past few weeks, I received several emails asking how to dissect Office Payloads. While I was thinking about how to answer to such questions I received a MalSpam with a Microsoft Office document attached by sheer coincidence, so I decided to write a little bit on it.

Malware Training Sets: FollowUP

Security Affairs

The popular expert Marco Ramilli provided a follow up to its Malware classification activity by adding a scripting section which would be useful for several purposes. On 2016 I was working hard to find a way to classify Malware families through artificial intelligence (machine learning). One of the first difficulties I met was on finding classified testing set in order to run new algorithms and to test specified features. To do that, drop mist_json.py

Scraping the TOR for rare contents

Security Affairs

Cyber security expert Marco Ramilli explains the difficulties for scraping the ‘TOR networks’ and how to enumerate hidden-services with s crapers. First of all you need an exceptional computational power (RAM mostly) for letting multiple runners grab web-pages, extracting new links and re-run the scraping-code against the just extracted links. Plus a queue manager system to manage scrapers conflicts and a database to store scraped data need to be consistent.

Meet Bluetana, the Scourge of Pump Skimmers

Krebs on Security

The new app, now being used by agencies in several states, is the brainchild of computer scientists from the University of California San Diego and the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign , who say they developed the software in tandem with technical input from the U.S. Secret Service (the federal agency most commonly called in to investigate pump skimming rings). Not a bad haul either way, considering these skimmers typically cost about $25 to produce.

Amnesty International creates new human rights digital archive


Bryony Hooper, archivist to Amnesty's international secretariat, speaks to Computer Weekly about the “great fear” that all in her profession have about the preservation gap that could be opened up by digital. “We We know how to look after parchment and papyrus, but fear a gap opening up with electronic media,” she says. Or looking for a slot to stick a floppy disk into? We need to maintain the integrity of the document and a record of it

Experts demonstrate the PIN is useless in EMV contactless transactions

Security Affairs

Researchers David Basin, Ralf Sasse, and Jorge Toro-Pozo from the department of computer science at ETH Zurich discovered multiple vulnerabilities in the implementation of the payment card EMV standard that allow hackers to carry out attacks targeting both the cardholder and the merchant.

University, Professional Certification or Direct Experience?

Security Affairs

How to improve technical skills? Today I’d like to share a simple and personal thought about teaching models on cybersecurity. Quite often students ask me how to improve their technical skills and the most common question is: “would it be better an university course a professional certification or getting directly on the field working in a Cybersecurity company ?”. If there is no information to be shared there isn’t an education process.

Using Microsoft Powerpoint as Malware Dropper

Security Affairs

Marco Ramilli, founder and CEO at cyber security firm Yoroi has explained how to use Microsoft Powerpoint as Malware Dropper. Nowadays Microsoft office documents are often used to propagate Malware acting like dynamic droppers. The “attack-path” is very close to what it’s observable on modern threats since years: eMail campaign with an attached document and actionable text on it.

Indonesia Soon to Become the Fifth ASEAN Country to Adapt Data Privacy Laws

Security Affairs

Earlier this year, Indonesia joined the ranks with the first four ASEAN countries including Malaysia, Singapore, Philippines and Thailand to have enacted laws relating to personal data protection. The press has been informed that they expect the draft law to be enacted this year.