Sat.May 25, 2019 - Fri.May 31, 2019

Is your organisation equipped for long-term GDPR compliance?

IT Governance

Last week, the GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation) turned one year old.

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Focusing on Endpoints: 5 Steps to Fight Cybercrime

Dark Reading

Follow these best practices to strengthen endpoint management strategies and protect company data

America is losing its memory

IG Guru

By T.J. StilesMay 7 via the Washington Post T.J. Stiles received the 2016 Pulitzer Prize for History, the 2010 Pulitzer Prize for Biography and the 2009 National Book Award for Nonfiction.

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Business Associates Reminded of HIPAA Duties

Data Breach Today

New Guidance Clarifies BA's Responsibility to Safeguard PHI Federal regulators have issued new guidance clarifying when a business associate can be held directly liable for compliance with the HIPAA privacy, security and breach notification rules. Why is there still so much confusion

Top 10 industries for monetizing data: Is yours one of them?

Find out which industries, use cases, and business applications are the best opportunities for data monetization. Understand what data is being monetized, who wants it, and why. Use data you already own to create new revenue sources. Download the eBook today!

Should Failing Phish Tests Be a Fireable Offense?

Krebs on Security

Would your average Internet user be any more vigilant against phishing scams if he or she faced the real possibility of losing their job after falling for one too many of these emails?

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GUEST ESSAY: Only cloud-based security can truly protect cloud-delivered web applications

The Last Watchdog

Web applications have become central for the existence and growth of any business. This is partly the result of Software as a Service, or SaaS, becoming a preferred mode of consumption for software services.

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1 Million Windows Devices 'Vulnerable to Remote Desktop Flaw'

Data Breach Today

NY Investigates Exposure of 885 Million Mortgage Documents

Krebs on Security

New York regulators are investigating a weakness that exposed 885 million mortgage records at First American Financial Corp. NYSE:FAF] as the first test of the state’s strict new cybersecurity regulation.

Facebook user privacy suits over Cambridge Analytica have legs

Information Management Resources

A U.S. District judge is overseeing dozens of suits alleging users have no real control over their personal information, and that the company has repeatedly misled users to continue mining it. Customer data Data privacy Facebook

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The Key to Strategic HR: Process Automation

Do you want to automate your HR processes, but don’t know where to start? In this eBook, PeopleDoc explores which processes benefit the most from automation, and how an HR Service Delivery platform can help get things off the ground.

Google white hat hacker found code execution flaw in Notepad

Security Affairs

The popular white hat hacker Tavis Ormandy has announced the discovery of a code execution vulnerability in Microsoft’s Notepad text editor. The Google Project Zero researcher Tavis Ormandy announced the discovery of a code execution flaw in Microsoft’s Notepad text editor.

Checkers, Rally's Burger Joints Hit By POS Malware

Data Breach Today

Infections Started in 2015 and Ran Through April Checkers Drive-In Restaurants says 102 of its 900 U.S. locations were hit with point-of-sale malware, with one California restaurant infected over a more than two-year period starting in December 2015.

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

Krebs on Security

Canadian government regulators are using the country’s powerful new anti-spam law to pursue hefty fines of up to a million dollars against Canadian citizens suspected of helping to spread malicious software.

Major infrastructure investments needed to thwart growing cyber risks

Information Management Resources

A majority of C-suite executives and policy makers in the United States think investing in security software infrastructure and emerging technologies is critical to protecting U.S. Data security Cyber security Cyber attacks

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Embedded BI and Analytics: Best Practices to Monetize Your Data

Speaker: Azmat Tanauli, Senior Director of Product Strategy at Birst

By creating innovative analytics products and expanding into new markets, more and more companies are discovering new potential revenue streams. Join Azmat Tanauli, Senior Director of Product Strategy at Birst, as he walks you through how data that you're likely already collecting can be transformed into revenue!

Russian military plans to replace Windows with Astra Linux

Security Affairs

The Russian army seems to be in the process of replacing the Windows system with the Debian-based Linux distribution Astra Linux.

Under GDPR, UK Data Breach Reports Quadruple

Data Breach Today

After Privacy Law Went Into Full Effect, Data Security Complaints Doubled One year after Europe's tough new GDPR privacy law went into full effect last May, authorities in Britain have seen the number of annual data breach notifications more than quadruple.

Seven Microservices Identity Questions to Secure your Data

Thales eSecurity

As I noted in my last blog post , containers, which are now pervasive in enterprises, are ephemeral, and microservices frameworks like Kubernetes treat them as such. Data security is a complex subject, and, unfortunately, microservices only add to the complexity.

Disruption, data and the changing role of the CIO

Information Management Resources

Unlike CIOs of old, today’s technology leaders may have to set aside personal and professional opinions, embracing a range of resources, tools, and processes versus one set in stone, universal approach. CIO Data strategy Data management Digital transformation

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VPNpro research: this Chinese-linked company secretly owns 10 VPNs with 86 million installs

Security Affairs

Innovative Connecting is actually a Chinese company that secretly owns 10 VPN products with a total of 86 million installs under its belt.

Microsoft Sounds Second Alarm Over BlueKeep Vulnerability

Data Breach Today

Security Experts Warn Exploits Are Coming Microsoft has taken the unusual step of issuing a second warning about BlueKeep, a vulnerability that, if left unpatched, could allow an attacker to use a worm-like exploit to take over devices running older Windows operating systems.

Kofax Launches Intelligent Automation Software Platform and Marketplace to Advance Future-of-Work Initiatives for Hyper-Connected Enterprises

Document Imaging Report

Industry’s First Integrated, AI-Enabled Platform Ecosystem Automates End-To-End Business Operations at Scale.

5G technology is a game-changer, but full benefits will take years to achieve

Information Management Resources

Mark McCaffrey, U.S. technology, media and telecommunications leader at PwC, shares his thoughts on the challenges and opportunities that 5G technology will bring to organizations. Networks Hardware and software Data management

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Using Public Wi-Fi? Your data can be hacked easily! Here’s How…

Security Affairs

Public Wi-Fi is easily accessible by everyone, as much as free surfing sounds cool, it is risky as well. Let’s see how your data can be hacked easily. In the contemporary world of networking, Wi-Fi has become a vital commodity.

Baltimore Ransomware Attack Triggers Blame Game

Data Breach Today

Debates Touch on NSA Exploit-Hoarding, City's Patch-Speed Failures, Windows Code Quality Reports that the city of Baltimore was attacked using a vulnerability in Windows originally stockpiled by the National Security Agency has triggered a blame game.

Belgium: Belgian Data Protection Authority issues its first fine

DLA Piper Privacy Matters

By Patrick Van Eecke. The Belgian Data Protection Authority on Tuesday May 28 sanctioned a local politician with a fine of 2000 EUR for having abused e-mailaddresses of citizens for election purposes.

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First American may have exposed millions of client records

Information Management Resources

The firm, one of the largest U.S. title insurers, may have allowed unauthorized access to more than 885 million records related to mortgage deals going back to 2003. Data security Customer data Cyber security Cyber attacks

Hackers target MySQL databases to deliver the GandCrab ransomware

Security Affairs

Security experts at Sophos have detected a wave of attacks targeting Windows servers that are running MySQL databases with the intent of delivering the GandCrab ransomware.

Researcher Describes Docker Vulnerability

Data Breach Today

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How to Spring Clean Your Digital Clutter to Protect Yourself

WIRED Threat Level

You don't have to get your hands dirty to do the most important spring cleaning of the year. Security Security / Security Advice

Transforming Equifax through a customer-centric, cloud native approach

Information Management Resources

In late 2018, Equifax embarked upon a multiyear, customer-focused, technology transformation with the goal of positioning the company to quickly ingest new data attributes. Cloud computing Artificial intelligence Machine learning Equifax

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BlueKeep scans observed from exclusively Tor exit nodes

Security Affairs

GreyNoise experts detected scans for systems vulnerable to the BlueKeep (CVE-2019-0708) vulnerability from exclusively Tor exit nodes.

EHR Vendor Penalized Again, This Time by States

Data Breach Today