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New US Electronic Warfare Platform

Schneier on Security

The Army is developing a new electronic warfare pod capable of being put on drones and on trucks.the Silent Crow pod is now the leading contender for the flying flagship of the Army's rebuilt electronic warfare force. It's hard to tell what this thing can do.

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Electronic Records, Third-Party Systems, and Contracts

The Texas Record

Instead, it is intended to provide general information as a resource for records management teams. Take a moment to think about the systems your local government or agency uses to manage its electronic records. Agency X will receive all its records within [clear timeframe].”). ?

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Delta Electronics, a tech giants’ contractor, hit by Conti ransomware

Security Affairs

Delta Electronics, a Taiwanese contractor for multiple tech giants such as Apple, Dell, HP and Tesla, was hit by Conti ransomware. Taiwanese electronics manufacturing company Delta Electronics was hit by the Conti ransomware that took place this week.

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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. 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. As digital transformation has quickened, it has become clear that electronic signatures are destined to become even more pervasively used to conduct business remotely.

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What are the Drivers of Electronic Records Management (ERM)?

AIIM

Virtually all new records are created electronically today – they are what we call “born digital.” Whether a record is in the format of a letter, an email, fax, a web, or other transaction, the chances are today that it originally was created with one or more computers.

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Notice of employer electronic monitoring

Data Protection Report

New York’s new law will require private employers to notify new employees on hiring, and will require the employer to post a “notice of electronic monitoring in a conspicuous place which is readily available for viewing by its employees who are subject to electronic monitoring.”

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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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Details of a Computer Banking Scam

Schneier on Security

This is a longish video that describes a profitable computer banking scam that’s run out of call centers in places like India. Then they convince the victims to send cash to a drop site, where a money mule retrieves it and forwards it to the scammers.

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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. The audience had the chance to get an in-depth look into the process of preserving an electronic records.

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Digital Vs. Electronic Records Management FAQs and Differences

Armstrong Archives

The terms “digital” and “electronic” are often used interchangeably these days, including when it comes to talking about records management. Digital Vs. Electronic Records – FAQs and Differences. What is an electronic record? Why is electronic records management important?

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New York State Requires Private Employers to Notify Employees of Electronic Monitoring

Hunton Privacy

The required notice must be in writing, in an electronic record or other electronic form and must be acknowledged by the employee in writing or electronically.

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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 (EA) has addressed a vulnerability 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.

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Supply-Chain Attack against the Electron Development Platform

Schneier on Security

Electron is a cross-platform development system for many popular communications apps, including Skype, Slack, and WhatsApp. From a news article : At the BSides LV security conference on Tuesday, Pavel Tsakalidis demonstrated a tool he created called BEEMKA , a Python-based tool that allows someone to unpack Electron ASAR archive files and inject new code into Electron's JavaScript libraries and built-in Chrome browser extensions.

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CryptoAgility to take advantage of Quantum Computing

Thales Cloud Protection & Licensing

CryptoAgility to take advantage of Quantum Computing. What is quantum computing and what changes will it bring? You’d probably do the computation a few times, supplemented by further checking using a classical computer, to make sure you arrive at the same result).

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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. Listed under one of the ten strategic technology trends for 2019 according to Gartner, Quantum Computing has been grabbing the headlines. Quantum physics is no longer a matter for physicians only to discuss, it is penetrating the Technological world.

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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. Studying this case, our experts found other samples that used similar algorithms.

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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. During E-records 2020 Brian Thomas, an Electronic Records Specialist at TSLAC, presented “What Happens Electronic Records Sent to the State Archives?” The audience had the chance to get an in-depth look into the process of preserving an electronic records. To elaborate about ingest, it encompasses many steps.

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REvil ransomware gang recommends that Apple buy back its data stolen in Quanta hack

Security Affairs

The REvil ransomware operators are attempting to blackmail Apple after they has allegedly stolen product blueprints of the IT giant from its business partner. Quanta Computer is a Taiwan-based manufacturer of notebook computers and other electronic hardware.

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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. This particular vulnerability is particularly interesting because it's the result of a security mistake in the design process. Someone didn't think the security through, and the result is a voter-verifiable paper audit trail that doesn't provide the security it promises. Yes, they're computers.

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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. The Magecart cybercrime group is back, this time the 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.

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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. But starting in the mid to late 1908s, a brash new industry was starting to take over the “buzz” on the show floor – personal computers. The PC era of CES was its second incarnation, and it brought our industry onto the show floor in a big way.

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Wannacry, the hybrid malware that brought the world to its knees

Security Affairs

Reflecting on the Wannacry ransomware attack, which is the lesson learnt e why most organizations are still ignoring it. In the second phase, once access was gained to a computer, the malware would create and execute a copy of itself on the system.In

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New IRS Site Could Make it Easy for Thieves to Intercept Some Stimulus Payments

Krebs on Security

And earlier today, the IRS unveiled a Web site where it is asking those non-filers to provide their bank account information for direct deposits. Unfortunately, SSN and DOB data is not secret , nor is it hard to come by. The U.S.

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Pennsylvania Supreme Court Rules that Forcing Provision of Computer Password Violates the Fifth Amendment: eDiscovery Case Law

eDiscovery Daily

At Appellant’s apartment, after the agents discovered a single computer, an HP Envy 700 desktop, which was encrypted with TrueCrypt, Appellant informed the agents that he lived alone, that he was the sole user of the computer, and that only he knew the password to his computer.

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Swiss army asks its personnel to use the Threema instant-messaging app

Security Affairs

The Swiss army has banned foreign instant messaging apps such as Signal, Telegram, and WhatsApp and only allows its members to use the Threema messaging app, which is developed in Switzerland. The Swiss army will cover the annual subscription to its personnel.

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What Counts as “Good Faith Security Research?”

Krebs on Security

Department of Justice (DOJ) recently revised its policy on charging violations of the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act (CFAA), a 1986 law that remains the primary statute by which federal prosecutors pursue cybercrime cases. The U.S.

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Encryption: How It Works, Types, and the Quantum Future

eSecurity Planet

Encryption and the development of cryptography have been a cornerstone of IT security for decades and remain critical for data protection against evolving threats. This article looks at encryption, how it fits into cryptology, how cryptographic algorithms work, types, use cases, and more.

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The Race is On! Crypto Agility vs Quantum Computing. Who is ahead?

Thales Cloud Protection & Licensing

Preparing for Data Security in the Quantum Computing Era. Each passing day brings the world closer to the exciting reality of powerful quantum computing. Weather prediction, air traffic control, urban planning, defense strategies, medical research and so much more will be affected by the new era of computing power in ways we can’t even yet predict. Quantum computing is a threat to public key infrastructure and security systems that rely on it.

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What is Employee Monitoring? Full Guide to Getting It Right

eSecurity Planet

However, some techniques are more questionable, expensive, or impractical than others, and it can be difficult to figure out which is which in isolation. What is Employee Monitoring and Why Use It? The main disadvantages of employee monitoring involve the effects it has on employees.

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What is data loss and how does it work?

IT Governance

It’s a specific type of data breach, falling into the ‘availability’ category of data security (the other two categories being ‘confidentiality’ and ‘integrity’). Once that happens, it’s very hard to rescue the laptop and the information stored on it. Computer viruses.

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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.

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Top 11 EDI (Electronic Data Interchange) Software Solutions

Cllax

In it’s simplest form EDI can be defined as the transfer of structured data, by agreed message standards, from one computer system to another without human intervention. In essence, it. What is EDI? Software and Tools

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Missouri Governor Vows to Prosecute St. Louis Post-Dispatch for Reporting Security Vulnerability

Krebs on Security

Louis Post-Dispatch ran a story about how its staff discovered and reported a security vulnerability in a Missouri state education website that exposed the Social Security numbers of 100,000 elementary and secondary teachers. On Wednesday, the St.

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The City of Durham shut down its network after Ryuk Ransomware attack

Security Affairs

The City of Durham, North Carolina, was the last victim in order of time of the infamous Ryuk ransomware that infected its systems. The City of Durham, North Carolina was forced to shut down its network after its systems have been infected with the Ryuk Ransomware during the weekend.

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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 also must require the CSP to report to the covered entity or business associate whose ePHI it maintains any security incidents of which it becomes aware.

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Maryland Court Finds Coverage for Lost Data and Slow Computers After Ransomware Attack

Hunton Privacy

State Auto Property and Casualty Insurance Company , finding coverage for a cyber attack under a non-cyber insurance policy after the insured’s server and networked computer system were damaged as a result of a ransomware attack. This is significant because it demonstrates that insureds can obtain insurance coverage for cyber attacks even if they do not have a specific cyber insurance policy. State Auto denied coverage for the cost of replacing the computer system.

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Welcome new Archive-It software engineers!

Archive-It

by the Archive-It team. Archive-It welcomed two new Software Engineers this spring. The newest additions to our growing engineering team join us with a diverse set of past experiences and are excited to support and contribute to Archive-It processes.

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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. Apache then proceeded to make payment to the fraudulent account when it came time to pay Petrofac’s invoices. Apache recouped a portion of the payments from its bank and attempted to recover the balance from its insurer.

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Data officers raid two properties over Matt Hancock CCTV footage leak

The Guardian Data Protection

Computer equipment and electronic devices seized in connection with images of minister kissing aide Two residential properties in the south of England have been raided by data protection officers, as part of their investigation into who leaked CCTV footage of Matt Hancock kissing an aide in his office. Matt Hancock Media Newspapers Politics Newspapers & magazines Coronavirus Data protection Data and computer security Health policy Digital media Surveillance

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Snatch group claims to have hacked military provider HENSOLDT France

Security Affairs

The Snatch ransomware group claims to have hacked HENSOLDT France, a company specializing in military and defense electronics. HENSOLDT is a company specializing in military and defense electronics.