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What is Federated Information Management?


Almost every industry is facing a similar challenge today: How to implement an overarching information governance strategy that covers all information in a unified manner. As a leader in records and information management, Gimmal has solved this exact problem for our clients.

Enterprises are embracing edge computing

DXC Technology

The exponential growth of connected, embedded devices — the Internet of Things (IoT) — is forcing some enterprises to revamp their network architectures to avoid latency issues and continue to process a high volume of data with minimal delay.

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Analysis: COVID-19 as a Cybercrime Opportunity

Data Breach Today

The latest edition of the ISMG Security Report analyzes how cybercriminals are exploiting the COVID-19 pandemic. Also featured: A discussion of potential 2020 election changes; tips for staying secure in a remote workplace

Living and Working Amid COVID-19 Crisis

Data Breach Today

Quarantines, lockdowns, supply chain disruptions and the biggest remote workforce in history. These all part of the "new normal" in the shadow of the COVID-19 pandemic.


ABCs of Data Normalization for B2B Marketers

Data normalization. It’s not a far stretch to suggest that the topic isn’t exactly what gets marketers excited in their day-to-day workflow. However, if lead generation, reporting, and measuring ROI is important to your marketing team, then data normalization matters - a lot. In this eBook, we’ll break down the ins and outs of data normalization and review why it’s so critical for your marketing strategies and goals!

A COVID-19 Cybersecurity Poll: Securing a Remote Workforce


COVID-19 is changing how we work. Weigh in on how your organization is securing its remote footprint with our short Threatpost poll.

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The Value and Ethics of Using Phone Data to Monitor Covid-19

WIRED Threat Level

Google and Facebook are discussing plans with the White House to share collective data on people's movements during the coronavirus pandemic. Business Business / Computers and Software Security

Coronavirus Sets the Stage for Hacking Mayhem

WIRED Threat Level

As more people work from home and anxiety mounts, expect cyberattacks of all sorts to take advantage. Security Security / Security News

Open Exchange Rates discloses a security breach

Security Affairs

Last week, Open Exchange Rates disclosed a data breach that exposed the personal information and hashed passwords for customers of its API service.

Storage Implications of SIEM


Every IT professional already knows that the proliferation of log files generated by Security Information and Event Management (SIEM) solutions can be overwhelming to manage.

How to Solve 4 Common Challenges of Legacy Information Management

Speaker: Chris McLaughlin, Chief Marketing Officer and Chief Product Officer, Nuxeo

After 20 years of Enterprise Content Management (ECM), businesses still face many of the same challenges with finding and managing information. Join Chris McLaughlin, CMO and CPO of Nuxeo, as he examines four common business challenges that these legacy ECM systems pose and how they can be addressed with a more modern approach.

Coronavirus Cybercrime Victims: Please Come Forward

Data Breach Today

Businesses Asked to Report COVID-19-Themed Crime to Police As cybercriminals and nation-states take advantage of the COVID-19 pandemic to further their own aims, authorities are calling on victims to report online attacks as quickly as possible to help them better disrupt such activity


Coronavirus Widens the Money Mule Pool

Krebs on Security

With many people being laid off or working from home thanks to the Coronavirus pandemic, cybercrooks are almost certain to have more than their usual share of recruitable “ money mules ” — people who get roped into money laundering schemes under the pretense of a work-at-home job offer.

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NEW TECH: Byos pushes ‘micro segmentation’ approach to cybersecurity down to device level

The Last Watchdog

Many companies take an old-school approach to bringing up the rear guard, if you will, when it comes to protecting IT assets. It’s called network segmentation. The idea is to divide the network up into segments, called subnetworks, to both optimize performance as well as strengthen security. Related: A use case for endpoint encryption At RSA 2020 in San Francisco recently, I learned about how something called “micro segmentation” is rapidly emerging as a viable security strategy.

Russia-linked APT28 has been scanning vulnerable email servers in the last year

Security Affairs

Experts warn of scanning activity conducted by Russia-linked APT28 cyberespionage group, hackers are searching for vulnerable mail servers. According to security researchers from Trend Micro, the Russia-linked APT28 cyberespionage group has been scanning vulnerable email servers for more than a year.

The 2019 Technographic Data Report for B2B Sales Organizations

In this report, ZoomInfo substantiates the assertion that technographic data is a vital resource for sales teams. In fact, the majority of respondents agree—with 72.3% reporting that technographic data is either somewhat important or very important to their organization. The reason for this is simple—sales teams value technographic data because it makes essential selling activities easier and more efficient.

DOD Warns of Cyber Risks as Employees Work From Home

Data Breach Today

Defense Department to Issue Detailed Security Guidance As more of its employees shift to working from home due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the U.S. Department of Defense is warning workers to take security precautions to guard against potential hackers. It plans to release detailed guidance soon

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Security Breach Disrupts Fintech Firm Finastra

Krebs on Security

Finastra , a company that provides a range of technology solutions to banks worldwide, said it was shutting down key systems in response to a security breach discovered Friday morning.

NEW TECH: Can MPC — Multi Party Computation — disrupt encryption, boost cloud commerce?

The Last Watchdog

Encryption is a cornerstone of digital commerce. But it has also proven to be a profound constraint on the full blossoming of cloud computing and the Internet of Things. Related: A ‘homomorphic-like’ encryption solution We know very well how to encrypt data in transit. And we’ve mastered how to encrypt — and decrypt — data at rest. However, we’ve yet to arrive at a seminal means to crunch encrypted data – without first having to decrypt it.

200M Records of US Citizens Leaked in Unprotected Database

Dark Reading

Researchers have not determined who owns the database, which was one of several large exposed instances disclosed this week


The Time-Saving Power of Intent Data for Sales

By using the power of intent data, capturing buyer interest has become more feasible for sales. Not only that, but using it will save immense time during your workflow; a win-win on all fronts.

9 Cybersecurity Takeaways as COVID-19 Outbreak Grows

Data Breach Today

Attackers Already Targeting Remote Workers With Phishing Campaigns As a result of the COVID-19 outbreak, cybercriminals increasingly are targeting organizations that now have more remote workers and fewer IT and security staff at the ready to mitigate hacker attacks and intrusions, security experts say.

The Web’s Bot Containment Unit Needs Your Help

Krebs on Security

Anyone who’s seen the 1984 hit movie Ghostbusters likely recalls the pivotal scene where a government bureaucrat orders the shutdown of the ghost containment unit , effectively unleashing a pent-up phantom menace on New York City.

SHARED INTEL: FireMon survey shows security lags behind fast pace of hybrid cloud deployments

The Last Watchdog

Corporate America’s love affair with cloud computing has hit a feverish pitch. Yet ignorance persists when it comes to a momentous challenge at hand: how to go about tapping the benefits of digital transformation while also keeping cyber exposures to a minimum level. Related: Why some CEOs have quit tweeting That’s the upshot of FireMon’s second annual State of Hybrid Cloud Security Report of 522 IT and security professionals, some 14 percent of whom occupy C-suite positions.

Dark Reading Cybersecurity Crossword Puzzle

Dark Reading

Here's a little something to snuggle up with if you're on lockdown

How ZoomInfo Enhances Your Database Management Strategy

Forward-thinking marketing organizations have continuously invested in a database strategy for enabling marketing processes. Download this ebook to learn how to maintain a strategy that includes refreshed information, database cleanses, and an accurate analysis at the same time.

Fighting Coronavirus-Themed Ransomware and Malware

Data Breach Today

Cybercriminals and Nation-States Aim to Subvert Systems and Devices Attackers are continuing to use concerns over COVID-19 to distribute ransomware and malware, including for smartphones.

Zxyel Flaw Powers New Mirai IoT Botnet Strain

Krebs on Security

In February, hardware maker Zyxel fixed a zero-day vulnerability in its routers and VPN firewall products after KrebsOnSecurity told the company the flaw was being abused by attackers to break into devices.

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A cyberattack hits the US Department of Health and Human Services

Security Affairs

While the Coronavirus is spreading in the U.S., a mysterious cyberattack hit the Department of Health and Human Services on Saturday. According to Bloomberg, that cited three people familiar with the matter, a cyberattack hit the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services on Saturday night.

TSA Admits Liquid Ban Is Security Theater

Schneier on Security

The TSA is allowing people to bring larger bottles of hand sanitizer with them on airplanes: Passengers will now be allowed to travel with containers of liquid hand sanitizer up to 12 ounces.

How ZoomInfo Enhances Your ABM Strategy

For marketing teams to develop a successful account-based marketing strategy, they need to ensure good data is housed within its Customer Relationship Management (CRM) software. More specifically, updated data can help organizations outline key accounts for their campaigns. And to begin the targeting process, marketing teams must develop an Ideal Customer Profile (ICP) with appropriate firmographic and behavioral data to ensure they’re going after the correct audience.Download this eBook to learn how to start improving your marketing team's data!

COVID-19-Themed Malware Goes Mobile

Data Breach Today

Researchers Spot Spyware and Ransomware Targeting Android Devices Cybercriminals, and perhaps nation-state hackers, that are attempting to take advantage of the COVID-19 pandemic are now turning their attention to mobile devices to spread malware, including spyware and ransomware, security researchers warn.

Security Lessons We've Learned (So Far) from COVID-19

Dark Reading

Takeaways about fighting new fires, securely enabling remote workforces, and human nature during difficult times

Ursnif campaign targets Italy with a new infection Chain

Security Affairs

Malware researchers from Cybaze-Yoroi ZLab have uncovered a new Ursnif campaign that is targeting Italy with a new infection chain. Introduction. Ursnif is one of the most and widespread common threats today delivered through malspam campaigns.