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.

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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Maze ransomware operators claim to have breached LG Electronics

Security Affairs

Maze ransomware operators claims to have breached the South Korean multinational electronics company LG Electronics. Researchers at Cyble discovered a data leak of LG Electronics published by Maze ransomware operators. In 2014 its global sales reached $55.91

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.

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.

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.

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).

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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. The publicly-traded company on July 15 announced its preliminary second-quarter financial results, which showed lower returns than anticipated. In one of those decisions, the company elected to close its PC and mobility asset disposition business.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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

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

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.

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.

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.

RIM-brain in Movies and TV

The Texas Record

K-2SO was then able to login to the computer system in the Scarif base. But here is where it gets weird and causes RIM-Brain. Tips and Topics computer systems data digital preservation electronic records entertainment Filing Systems fun movies television

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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.

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.

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.

Building the Relationship Between RM and IT

The Texas Record

Whether it’s creating and securing electronic records or establishing a process to capture records from social media sites, records managers often find themselves working closely with their Information Technology (IT) Departments. Who approached who first, was it because of an issue or was the approach voluntary? MW : “ Working with IT has been a mixed-bag. Initially, our IT would buy the products then force them upon the agency staff.

Germany makes its cyber capabilities available for NATO alliance

Security Affairs

Germany announced it is going to make its cyber capabilities available for the NATO alliance to help fight hacking and electronic warfare. Germany is going to share its cyber warfare capabilities with the NATO alliance to protect members of the alliance against hacking and electronic warfare. Each Ally is committed to improving its resilience to cyber attacks and the ability to promptly respond to cyber attacks, including in hybrid contexts.

Despite Estimate of 37 Years to Crack iPhone, Government Doesn’t Have to Return it – Yet: eDiscovery Case Law

eDiscovery Daily

Wolford denied the defendant’s Motion for Return of Property Under Federal Rule of Criminal Procedure 41(g), ruling that “[t]he government’s evidentiary interest in the [defendant’s] iPhone outweighs Defendant’s interest in its return, at least at this stage of the proceedings”.

Differences in a Physical and Logical Hard Drive Crash

Record Nations

Imagine you turn on your computer, and a message pops up that reads “error.” When a hard drive crash occurs, it loses countless amounts of data. Additionally, it’s important you’re able to quickly diagnose your problem and find a solution.

FAQ: How does web archiving fit into records management?

The Texas Record

The benefits are that this practice shows your records management program: is proactive about capturing and preserving its records. has the potential to reconstruct its website if the need arises. Records Management for Blogs, Texts, Social Media, Cloud Computing and more!

Understanding Blockchain and its Impact on Legal Technology, Part Two

eDiscovery Daily

Now, Tom has written another terrific overview regarding blockchain and legal technology titled Understanding Blockchain and its Impact on Legal Technology that we’re happy to share on the eDiscovery Daily blog. Much speculation centered around the name being based on a setting in the 1996 movie Rising Sun; however, it was believed the true authors were several cryptography and computer science experts of non-Japanese descent. It’s a hacker’s nightmare.

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

eDiscovery Daily

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. Yes, it’s technical. Isn’t it “Review Ready”?: Electronic Discovery Processing

Understanding Blockchain and its Impact on Legal Technology, Part Four

eDiscovery Daily

Now, Tom has written another terrific overview regarding blockchain and legal technology titled Understanding Blockchain and its Impact on Legal Technology that we’re happy to share on the eDiscovery Daily blog. And since the decentralized nature of blockchains encourages data sharing, it works better whether the network is local or worldwide. Blockchain eliminates the risks that come with centralized data because it stores data across the network.

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

Does Anybody Really Know What Time It Is?: eDiscovery Throwback Thursdays

eDiscovery Daily

So, a workstation displaying the time of an email in Central time would display it as UTC?05:00 So, it’s 7:11 (oh, thank heaven!) Does anybody really know what time it is? OK, it’s an old song by Chicago (back then, they were known as the Chicago Transit Authority). But, the question of what time it really is has a significant effect on how eDiscovery is handled. Why is it a big deal? The post Does Anybody Really Know What Time It Is?: