Business Process Can Make or Break Data Governance

erwin

Data governance isn’t a one-off project with a defined endpoint. Data governance, today, comes back to the ability to understand critical enterprise data within a business context, track its physical existence and lineage, and maximize its value while ensuring quality and security.

Data Governance 2.0: The CIO’s Guide to Collaborative Data Governance

erwin

In the data-driven era, CIO’s need a solid understanding of data governance 2.0 … Data governance (DG) is no longer about just compliance or relegated to the confines of IT. Creating a Culture of Data Governance. Data Security.

Metadata Management, Data Governance and Automation

erwin

erwin released its State of Data Governance Report in February 2018, just a few months before the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) took effect. Download Free GDPR Guide | Step By Step Guide to Data Governance for GDPR?. How to automate data mapping.

Data Governance Makes Data Security Less Scary

erwin

Do you know where your data is? What data you have? Add to the mix the potential for a data breach followed by non-compliance, reputational damage and financial penalties and a real horror story could unfold. Don’t Scream; You Can Protect Your Sensitive Data.

Using Strategic Data Governance to Manage GDPR/CCPA Complexity

erwin

In light of recent, high-profile data breaches, it’s past-time we re-examined strategic data governance and its role in managing regulatory requirements. for alleged violations of the European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). Govern PII “at rest”.

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Data Governance Tools: What Are They? Are They Optional?

erwin

Data governance tools used to occupy a niche in an organization’s tech stack, but those days are gone. The rise of data-driven business and the complexities that come with it ushered in a soft mandate for data governance and data governance tools.

Data Governance Tools: What Are They? Are They Optional?

erwin

Data governance tools used to occupy a niche in an organization’s tech stack, but those days are gone. The rise of data-driven business and the complexities that come with it ushered in a soft mandate for data governance and data governance tools.

Data Governance Framework: Three Steps to Successful & Sustainable Implementation

erwin

A strong data governance framework is central to the success of any data-driven organization because it ensures this valuable asset is properly maintained, protected and maximized. Issues regarding data quality and ownership. Concerns about data lineage.

How AI is slowly changing data governance

Information Management Resources

The search for better data governance — including data mobility, data accuracy, compliance, cybersecurity and privacy — has led to the application of AI in new processes and a suite of new data handling tools. Artificial intelligence Data management Data governanc

Government Shutdown: Impact on Health Data Security, Privacy

Data Breach Today

HIPAA Enforcement Agency Open, But Regulatory Activity Slows Down Some regulatory activity related to health data privacy and security is on hold as a result of the partial government shutdown.

Government Shutdown Hampers Cybersecurity

Adam Levin

Government has impacted federal cybersecurity according to several reports. Faced with little respect, low and uncertain pay, arbitrary disruption, and an inability to accomplish the mission they love, people leave government, and in the future, never work for it in the first place.”.

Top 10 Data Governance Predictions for 2019

erwin

This past year witnessed a data governance awakening – or as the Wall Street Journal called it, a “global data governance reckoning.” There was tremendous data drama and resulting trauma – from Facebook to Equifax and from Yahoo to Marriott.

Data Governance Best Practices in the GDPR Era

Data Breach Today

Matt Lock of Varonis on the Need to Have a Baseline for Data Access Behavior GDPR requires organizations to "have a governance model in terms of access and control and accountability," says Matt Lock of Varonis, who describes essential steps

Data Governance Stock Check: Using Data Governance to Take Stock of Your Data Assets

erwin

GDPR) and to ensure peak business performance, organizations often bring consultants on board to help take stock of their data assets. This sort of data governance “stock check” is important but can be arduous without the right approach and technology.

The Changing Face of Data Security in Federal Government

Thales eSecurity

In the interview, I point out why data protection must be a shared responsibility that includes robust encryption and authentication tools. People have to place controls closer to their data. They have to enforce these controls that are defined by them by encrypting the data.”.

[Guide] Designing a Data Governance Program in Financial Services

Perficient Data & Analytics

Data is the lifeblood of any company. In recent years, firms have recognized data as an independent asset that should be managed and leveraged to fully reap its benefits. Firms began to consider previously overlooked sources of data, such as machine data (e.g.,

Responsibility of Data Architecture in Data Governance

Perficient Data & Analytics

The data architecture capability will supply the components and standards necessary to implement other capabilities coherently and enable them to work together. An enterprise data model provides a common, well-understood classification of data.

Components of a Data Governance Strategy in Financial Services

Perficient Data & Analytics

Previously, I analyzed the types of data in a governance program for financial services companies. In this post, I discuss the components needed to design a data governance strategy. Data Validation & Quality. Data Lineage & Journey.

Texas Government Agencies Hit by Ransomware

Adam Levin

The local governments and agencies from twenty-three Texas towns were hit by a coordinated ransomware campaign last week. . local governments have increasingly been targeted by ransomware campaigns, including Baltimore, Atlanta and several Florida cities.

Initiating a Data Governance Program in Financial Services

Perficient Data & Analytics

Previously, I discussed the components needed to design a data governance strategy. This post will describe in detail, how to initiate the data governance program. The assessment will also indicate any data management components already in place, in some form.

U.S. Government, Military Personnel Data Leaked By Autoclerk

Threatpost

The travel reservation data, along with personal details, of hundreds of thousands was discovered in a database exposed online for all to see. Government Hacks Autoclerk database government data leaky database personal data travel agency data

Getting Started With Data Governance

Perficient Data & Analytics

Data governance doesn’t start in a vacuum; it requires plenty of advance thinking, preparation, and strategy. As such, successful data governance must begin with a foundation built on data principles and a well-thought-out data strategy.

#ModernDataMasters: Nicola Askham, The Data Governance Coach

Reltio

Nicola Askham is the leading data governance training provider in the UK with over 16 years of experience and research in the field. She delivers training and consulting to major organisations to help them implement full data governance frameworks. Kate Tickner, Reltio.

How to use a lean approach to data governance

Information Management Resources

Getting a data governance initiative started can be extremely challenging. Data strategy Data management Data governanceThis is especially true if you work in an unstructured manner.

Digital Transformation in Municipal Government: The Hidden Force Powering Smart Cities

erwin

When you think of real-time, data-driven experiences and modern applications to accomplish tasks faster and easier, your local town or city government probably doesn’t come to mind. But municipal government is starting to embrace digital transformation and therefore data governance.

Five Benefits of an Automation Framework for Data Governance

erwin

Organizations are responsible for governing more data than ever before, making a strong automation framework a necessity. They need their data mappings to fall under governance and audit controls, with instant access to dynamic impact analysis and lineage.

Why you need data governance

Information Management Resources

It need not (in fact it should not) be an overly complex burden that adds controls and obstacles to getting things done, but a practical thing, designed to proactively manage the data that is important to your organization. Data governance Artificial intelligence Machine learning

Top 7 Data Governance Blog Posts of 2018

erwin

The driving factors behind data governance adoption vary. Whether implemented as preventative measures (risk management and regulation) or proactive endeavors (value creation and ROI), the benefits of a data governance initiative is becoming more apparent.

Kazakhstan Government Intercepting All Secured Internet Traffic

Adam Levin

The Kazakhstan government is intercepting all HTTPS-encrypted internet traffic within its borders. Once installed, this certificate allows the government to decrypt and analyze all incoming internet traffic. . Data Security Government Cybersecurity Technology featured kazakhstan https

Our Data Governance Is Broken. Let’s Reinvent It.

John Battelle's Searchblog

Sovrn , a company I still chair, has a similar mission, but with a serious data and tech focus. My current work is split between two projects: One has to do with data governance, the other political media. First, Data. And second… Governance. But Governance?

Establishing Authoritative Sources in Data Governance

Perficient Data & Analytics

Establishing an authoritative sources capability confirms the enterprise approved source for data ownership, including both origination and distribution. Data will need to be classified in an agreed-upon enterprise data model.

The Data Governance Operating Model

Datum

Data Governance & StewardshipIn today’s enterprise, an operating model is about more than roles and responsibilities - it is about a business-led methodology that is linked to business initiatives, objectives, and outcomes.

How Metadata Makes Data Meaningful

erwin

Metadata is an important part of data governance, and as a result, most nascent data governance programs are rife with project plans for assessing and documenting metadata. Managing metadata should not be a sub-goal of data governance.

Google’s Record GDPR Fine: Avoiding This Fate with Data Governance

erwin

The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) made its first real impact as Google’s record GDPR fine dominated news cycles. s Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) fines of 500,000 pounds ($650,000 USD) against both Facebook and Equifax for their data protection breaches.

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Governance in Healthcare: Big Data is Table Stakes

Perficient Data & Analytics

Big data itself does not alter the approach to governance nor its framework. And big data isn’t just about data – it’s also concerned with managing and governing vast amounts of content of varying types such as video, images, voice, etc.

The Chief Data Officer: A Key Advocate for Information Governance

InfoGoTo

The role of Chief Data Officer (CDO) is becoming more prevalent in many organizations as their strategic goals evolve to meet the challenges of the fast-growing, data-centered economy. This is where the information governance professionals can assist.

Documentation Theory for Information Governance

ARMA International

iv] Further, “the practices of government [and other public and private institutions] become formal or official to the extent that they are documented.” [v] This article aims to consider what a documentary focus can offer to the practices and understandings of information governance.

Data governance in the age of AI: Beyond the basics

Information Management Resources

Ensuring the quality of data becomes increasingly important so that organizations don’t wind up making bigger mistakes. Data governance Data management Data strategy

Welcoming the Norwegian Government to HIBP

Troy Hunt

Over the last couple of years, I've been increasingly providing governments with better access to their departments' data exposed in breaches by giving them free and unfettered API access to their domains.

Understanding the role of governance in data lakes and warehouses

Information Management Resources

Data lakes Data warehouses Data governanceWhile they have innate differences, and serve organizations differently, there is a universal thread that runs through both, without which, would render them useless.